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Africa: Politics

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African Advocacy and the Environment

  • Africa Focus
    "This website, edited by William Minter, features high-quality analysis and progressive advocacy on African issues, with particular attention to priority issues affecting the entire continent. The heart of the website is the AfricaFocus Bulletin produced and distributed one to two times a week to over 5,000 subscribers, including individuals, organizations, and listservs. Current issues are featured on the homepage; a full archive is also available on the site."
  • Africa Action
    The oldest human rights organization focused exclusively on Africa. Africa Action is a US-based organization dating back to 1953.
  • Africa Faith and Justice Organization
    The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) is a Catholic-based community of advocates for responsible U.S. relations with Africa advocating for economic and political policies that will benefit Africa's poor majority, facilitate an end to armed conflict, establish equitable trade and investment with Africa and promote sustainable development.
  • Africa American Institute
    A premier Africa-focused U.S.-based non-profit, the Africa-America Institute’s (AAI) mission is to strengthen human capacity in Africa. AAI pursues this mission mainly by designing and managing programs, through its African Higher Education and Training (AHET) program pillar, that enable African students to pursue academic degrees and non-degree professional certificates at quality tertiary (post secondary) institutions within and outside Africa.
  • Africare
    Africare’s programs focus on four principal interrelated areas: Food Security, Water, Health, and Emergency Response.
  • Boston Pan African Forum
    Open-membership organization that was created in 1997 to promote a widespread appreciation of current social, economic, political and other issues affecting relations between Americans and peoples of African descent around the world. It seeks to mobilize all sectors of the American society, especially regarding U.S. foreign policy and international relations.
  • Observatory of Cultural Politics in Africa
    OCPA, the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa, is an independent pan-African non-governmental organisation aiming to enhance the development of national cultural policies in the region and their integration in human development strategies through advocacy and promoting information exchange, research, capacity building and cooperation at the regional and international level.
  • Population Council
    The Population Council is an international, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council conducts research in three areas: HIV and AIDS; poverty, gender, and youth; and reproductive health.
  • South African Exchange Program in Environmental Justice
    Boston-based non-profit organization which focuses on the effects of toxins and the deteriorating environment on the health and daily lives of communities in South Africa, and aims to bridge communities in the US with their counterparts in South Africa around environmental justice.
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