The African Economics Research Consortium (AERC) was established in 1988 in order to strengthen local capacity to conduct research into sub-Saharan African economies. Both the full text and abstracts of all AERC publications are on the website.
Broad based civil society representative organisation serving affiliate member organisations working across the development spectrum in South Africa. Provides support and coordination in the areas of policy engagement and lobbying, human rights advocacy, resource mobilisation and capacity building.
A networking, advocacy and research initiative. Focuses not only on archives and libraries, but also to memory, cultural practice and places that tell the stories of the past. Aims to facilitate dialogue and information sharing between professionals, academics and government employees in the heritage and archive sector.
A pan-African organization that promotes cooperation between universities in Africa and between African universities and the international academic community. More than 100 universities belong to the AAU and are listed on the site.
CPRN research aims to guide decision-makers responsible for social and economic policy. It works in the areas of children, youth and families, cities and communities, citizen engagement, democracy, governance and citizenship, diversity, education and learning, health and health human resources, job quality, labour market/vulnerable workers, and social protection.
Showcases think tanks, research centres, non-governmental organisations, and advocacy organisations that are driving innovative development policy. See the communities of practice page. A weekly online magazine highlights innovations for more ethical globalisation or using globalisation to advance the cause of social justice.
An international think-tank which promotes progressive policies and the renewal of social democracy. Policy Network facilitates the sharing of ideas and experiences among politicians, policymakers and experts on the centre-left.
This portal aims to act as a connector between research agencies and the wider policy community, to enable regional decision-makers and stakeholders to access cutting-edge ideas to improve their policy influence and impact.
Assists in the revitalisation and development of the leadership and institutions of higher education in Southern Africa. Manages databases of Southern African universities and disseminates research findings through regional networks.