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 Africa: Discovery, Understanding, and Conservation at The Field MuseumAfrica: Discovery, Understanding, and Conservation at The Field Museum
Information on the museum's natural history research, collections, exhibits and training programs. Includes image gallery.
 Africa Volcanoes and VolcanicsAfrica Volcanoes and Volcanics
Descriptions and maps.
 African Centre for Technology StudiesAfrican Centre for Technology Studies
An international inter-governmental policy research and training organization located in Nairobi, Kenya. The Centre's activities focus on the implementation of Agenda 21 and related conventions on biological diversity, climate change and desertification.
 African Conservation FoundationAfrican Conservation Foundation
Portal of annotated links about conservation issues in Africa and scientific knowledge. Includes database search.
 African Forestry Policy ForumAfrican Forestry Policy Forum
Proceedings, summaries and case studies: August, 1996.
 African Journal of BiotechnologyAfrican Journal of Biotechnology
Topics include nucleic acid research, subcellular processes and plant studies. Also, has preview of next issues, archives and article search. Includes abstracts and full text (in pdf).
 African Journals Online (AJOL)African Journals Online (AJOL)
Tables of contents and abstracts of articles from journals in agricultural sciences, science and technology, health and social sciences, published in Africa.
 African Technology ForumAfrican Technology Forum
Practical information on science and technology in Africa to corporations, individuals and institutions in the US, Africa and the rest of the world.
 Africa's Natural Resources Conservation and Management SurveysAfrica's Natural Resources Conservation and Management Surveys
Summary Proceedings of the UNU/INRA Regional Workshop. Accra, Ghana - March 1998.
FAO project dealing with land cover assessment for the African continent, based on remote sensing and GIS techniques. - Sustainable - Sustainable Africa
News about the issues of biodiversity, water, energy, health and agriculture. Includes organizations, calendar and resources. Environment
Links to current news stories from around the continent. Science and Science and Technology
Links to current news from around the continent.
 Arid Climate, Adaptation and Cultural Innovation in Africa - ACACIAArid Climate, Adaptation and Cultural Innovation in Africa - ACACIA
Research on the historical development of the African continent and its people during the last 12,000 years in light of the complex interrelation between Man and changing environmental conditions.
 Arid Lands Information NetworkArid Lands Information Network
A network of Community Development Workers involved in drylands development. Information about activities, partners, publications, technologies.
Interstate committee for drought control in the Sahel region. Focuses on food security and resource management initiatives. [English, French]
 Congo Basin Forest PartnershipCongo Basin Forest Partnership
Free association of public and private partners, working to reduce poverty and improve the lives of the Congo Basin's people through biodiversity, good governance and sustainable use and management.
 Down to Earth: Geographical Information for Sustainable Development in AfricaDown to Earth: Geographical Information for Sustainable Development in Africa
Complete text of the 2002 book published by the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources. Covers Agenda 21 implementation, the use of geographic data, and GIS-based decision support systems.
Network for the co-operative management of environment information for use in policy debate and decision making about sustainable development in Africa.
Official site of Philip Emeagwali, voted Africa's greatest scientist by New African for his work on supercomputer development. Includes booking details plus links to speeches and articles.
 Environment and EcologyEnvironment and Ecology
Stanford University Libraries/Academic Information Resources
 Famine Early Warning System (FEWS)Famine Early Warning System (FEWS)
Meteorological Analyses, Cold Cloud Top Graphics and Animations, Precipitation Estimates, CPC Global Monitoring and Analysis Products.
 Food Supply Situation & Crop Prospects in Sub-Saharan AfricaFood Supply Situation & Crop Prospects in Sub-Saharan Africa
Report of the Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) that provides an assessment of the current food supply situation in sub-Saharan Africa. Articles in PDF format.
 GeoAfrica Earth Science Resource DirectoryGeoAfrica Earth Science Resource Directory
Directory of earth science companies who have offices in Africa and who are geared to working in Africa.
 International Development Research Centre (IDRC) - AfricaInternational Development Research Centre (IDRC) - Africa
Canadian public corporation supporting projects in the developing world directed and managed by local researchers and institutions provides information about their work in Africa through their offices in Kenya and Senegal.
 Natural Resources Development in the Sahel: The Role of the United Nations SystemNatural Resources Development in the Sahel: The Role of the United Nations System
UNU Press online book. Focuses on the problems of socio-economic development, environmental conservation, and the application of scientific knowledge and technological resources in the Sahel.
 Radio and Internet for the Communication of Hydro-Meteorological and Climate Related Information (RANET)Radio and Internet for the Communication of Hydro-Meteorological and Climate Related Information (RANET)
Created by the African Center of Meteorological Applications for Development in order to support meteorology technology for rural communities. Group supplies weather training, internet access for these services and development of radio networks to broadcast information.
 Resource AfricaResource Africa
Information on natural resource management in Africa, targeting academics and practitioners based in the region.
 Science in AfricaScience in Africa
A monthly magazine containing popular articles, research findings, events, scientific developments, and resources about science in Africa.
 Scientific AfricanScientific African
An African-located institute hoping to enhance the worldwide accessibility to scientific publications from across the continent.
 Sustaining the Future: Economic, Social, and Environmental Change in Sub-Saharan AfricaSustaining the Future: Economic, Social, and Environmental Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
UNU Press online book. The authors were given the objectives of analysing the trends and processes of environmental change in Sub-Saharan Africa, and of identifying key issues for reaching sustainable environmental and resource management in the region within the medium-term future until around the year 2005.
 UNESCO Nairobi OfficeUNESCO Nairobi Office
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization's Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa. Information about programs, staff, online journals.
 United Nations Environment Programme - Regional Office for AfricaUnited Nations Environment Programme - Regional Office for Africa
Acts as the link between the various units and centres of UNEP and the countries in the region, and promotes collaboration and partnerships with organizations active in sustainable development in Africa.
 United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in AfricaUnited Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa
Established in 1986 to catalyze the formation of human capital in science and technology for the effective conservation, management and utilization of Africa's natural resources.
 USAID - AfricaLinkUSAID - AfricaLink
Provides technical assistance to partner networks of African policy makers and scientists in agriculture, natural resource management and the environment.
 USDA Forest Service: AfricaUSDA Forest Service: Africa
Supports sustainable forests and biodiversity conservation in countries around the world. Page includes list of projects.



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