Centre for the Study of African Economies
The research programme
of the Centre has both mahttp://ic
components. On the macroeconomic side, the Centre is
currently focusing on issues of key transitions in
Africa: these include the transition from African
socialism to liberalised trade and exchange rate regimes
in Zambia and many other states; from war to peace in
countries such as Ethiopia and Uganda; and from apartheid
to majority rule in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
A gateway where
Information on European cooperation with developing
countries can easily be disseminatehttp://i-lingual information resource and forum for
international cooperation between, on the one side, the
EU and its 15
member states and, on the other, developing countries.
Personal homepage with
several papers on the behavior of individual households
faced with imperhttp:// on lobbying
for trade protection and agricultural technology, and
ndividual behavior under risk on the one hand; and law
and economics in developing countries on the other.
Founded in 1966 by the
American Committee on Africa, the Africa Fund works for a
positive U.S. policy towards Africa and supports human
rights, democracy and devhttp://
for Educational Development
The Academy for
Educational Development (AED), founded in 1961, is an
independent, nonprofit service organisation committed to
addressing human development needs in the United Stahttp://the world.
Focuses on long-term
development, tackling the root causes of poverty. Working
directly with communities to help them improve the
quality of their lives.
The British Council
promotes educational, cultural and technical co-operation
between Britain and other countries. The Council's work
is designed to establish long-term and worldwide
partnerships and to improve international uhttp://
CARE is one of the
world's largest international development and relief
organisations. In 1996, CARE delivered USD 333 million in
International provides technical and management services
that promote sustainable growth and higher living
standards around the world. Founded in 1975 under its
current president, Chemonics is one of the largest U.S.
consulting firms providing expertise in developing and
With more than 400
employees at work on 250 projects around the globe, EDC
is one of the world's leading nonprofit education
organisations. Conduct research and develop programs in a
wide range of areas, including early child development,
K-12 education, health promotion, workforce preparation,
learning technologies and institutional rhttp://p>Hunger
"Each year, 13-18
million of our fellow human beings die needlessly because
of chronic, persistent hunger. The Hunger Project is
committed to solving this problem on a permanent
Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)
One of Norway's largest non-governmental organisations,
founded in 1939 by the Norwegian labour movement. NPA is
involved in more than 200 projects in 30 countries.
http://34006/http://www.igc.apc.org/odn/">Overseas Development Network
working together for grassroots development throughout
Oxfam (UK & Ireland)
Oxfam is a development and relief agency working to put
an end to poverty world-wide. Oxfam believes that poverty
is not inevitable: it can be tackled, and must be ended.
In partnership with local groups, Oxfam works with poor
Operation Crossroads Africa
"In 1957, the
Rev. James H. Robinson put into action his belief that
http://about Africa is America's ignorance of
it' and founded Operation Crossroads Africa. Called the
'progenitor of the Peace Corps' by President John F.
Kennedy, this organization has in the last 39 summers
sent over 10,000 persons to 35 African and 12 Caribbean
countries to lend sweat and muscle and build
SatelLife is an
international not-for-profit organisation employing
satellite, telephone and radio networking technology to
serve the health communication and information needs of
countries in the developing world.
Cooperation Agency (JICA)
JICA'shttp://e form of dispatching experts and Japan Overseas
Cooperation Volunteers to developing countries and
accepting participants from them for technical training
in Japan. Includes the homepage of The Institute for
International Cooperation (IFIC).
LUX-DEVELOPMENT is the
development co-operation agenhttp:// bilateral projects financed by the government of
Luxembourg, and for Luxembourg's emergency relief work.
Norwegian Emergency Preparedness
Emergenhttp://EPS) is a contribution
to the efforts of the United Nations agencies and
non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to reach disaster
areas without delay and provide them with the right kind
of personnel and relief supplies.
The ACP Secretariat
represents 71 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries
that have signed the Lomé Convention with the EU. It
supports the ACP institutions and provides administrative
and technical assistance to the negotiating processes.
for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
intergovernmental organisation whose purpose is to
provide its 29 Member countries with a forum in which
governments can compare their experiences, discuss the
problems they share and seek solutions which can http://hin their own national contexts.
WORLDAID'98 The Global
Expo and Conference on Emergency Relief