Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA)

Institut des alternatives africaines

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History

Jan 1986, as a network institute for policy research on alternative development strategies for the African continent, with links to NGOs in the North and South and grassroots organizations in Africa.

Aims

Conduct and facilitate research on problems of Africa and the processes necessary for social transformation.

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Activities

Arranges conferences, workshops and seminars; maintains ongoing contacts with the official bodies concerned with Africa, development policy and Third World problems and participates in their work; represents African perspectives in various fora and campaigns in and outside Africa; conducts residential training programmes and courses; runs courses for certification on African related subjects in conjunction with various universities.

Structure

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros A).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 28 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Social
  • Innovative change
    • Alternatives
    • Change

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

F5051

Last News Received

14. Apr 2008
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