African Centre for Applied Research and Training in Social Development (ACARTSOD)

Centre africain de recherche appliquée et de formation en matière de développement social (CAFRADES)
Centro Africano de Investigaciones Aplicadas y de Formación en Materia de Desarrollo Social

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History

1977, Tripoli (Libyan AJ), by Conference of African Ministers of Social Affairs, under the auspices of Organization of African Unity (OAU) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Aims

Promote and coordinate applied research and training in social development; assist African countries in formulating national development strategies.

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Activities

Provides training of high-level personnel; undertakes research programmes, including promotion of rural development programmes; assists national universities and institutes in the field of training; develops indigenous teaching and research materials; initiates and maintains relations with similar institutes within and outside the region. Organizes seminars; provides documentation service. Projects include: comparative study of African social security systems; evaluation of social development in the light of the 'Lagos Plan of Action'; survey of social development and training institutes in Africa.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 27 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Action
    • Application
  • Society
    • Society
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Education
    • Training

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

UIA Org ID

E6282

Last News Received

2010
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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