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"Our primary goal is to promote the export of goods and services made in the United States, particularly by small and medium-sized businesses, and on the protection of U.S. commercial interests in Ghana. Our core mission is therefore to provide timely, relevant, customized solutions to assist U.S. firms enter into the Ghanaian market. These include the identification of trade opportunities and finding local trading partners. ."
Development data on Africa, containing over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries and spanning the period 1961 to 2008. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators. World Bank.
The mission of The Africa Society, a direct outgrowth of the National Summit on Africa, is to educate all Americans about Africa and its people, to build bridges of understanding and partnership, and to facilitate the Continent's social development and political transition to more open, democratic societies.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) was launched in December 1985 after four years of unity talks between unions opposed to apartheid and committed to a non-racial, non-sexist and democratic South Africa.
Established in 1958, ECA is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of United Nations (UN) headquarters. The Commission is organized around six substantive programme divisions: Development Policy and Management; Economic and Social Policy; Gender and Development; Information for Development; Sustainable Development; and Trade and Regional Integration.
The aim of Eldis is to:support the documentation, exchange and use of evidence-based development knowledge; and to communicate this knowledge effectively through a range of appropriately designed services, using the Internet (web and email) as the main communication medium for delivery.
The New Partnership for Africa's Development is a strategic framework, (sponsored at least in part through the World Bank). The NEPAD strategic framework document arises from a mandate given to the five initiating Heads of State (Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa) by the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) to develop an integrated socio-economic development framework for Africa.
SARDC is an independent regional information resource centre which seeks to enhance the effectiveness of key development processes in the SADC region...SARDC's objective is to improve the base of knowledge about economic, political, cultural and social developments, and their implications, by making information accessible to governments and policy makers, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, regional and international organizations, development agencies, parliaments, and media.