- Africa Action -- formerly Africa Policy Information Center (APIC) (Washington, DC)
- The Africa-America Institute--AAI (New York and Washington, DC)
- AfricanBrains (The Brains Network, London, UK)
A portal for news about events, programs, and trends. "Our overall aim is to promote greater investment into education in Africa and stimulate key sectors for information, communications, technology, innovation, scientific research and e-business. Central to this strategy is the development of long-term multi-stakeholder partnerships and encouragement of private sector technology transfer."
- African Centre for Biosafety (Emmarentia, South Africa)
The site offers briefing papers, reports, press releases, and links related to the question of genetically modified agricultural crops and organisms or GMOs in Africa---including regional/country information on GMO research and applications. "[The centre] was conceived in response to the assessed urgent need to address the actual and potential risks posed by genetic engineering on the African continent by campaigning for GMOs to be subject to the most stringent biosafety measures."
- Africa ICT Policy Monitor (APC--Association for Progressive Communications, Melville, South Africa)
This site offers extensive information on all ICT and development policy-related issues for Africa; plus news and some country-level statistics.
- African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) (Nairobi, Kenya)
- "The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is an international inter-governmental policy research and training organization... The Centre"s activities focus on the implementation of Agenda 21 and related conventions on biological diversity, climate change and desertification."
- ACTS papers
- African Development Bank Group Home Page (Tunis, Tunisia; Abidjan, Côte d"Ivoire)
General information in English about the ADB institutions, including a telephone and fax directory. "The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multinational development bank supported by 77 nations from Africa, North and South America, Europe and Asia. Headquartered in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, the Bank Group consists of three institutions: The African Development Bank (ADB); The African Development Fund (ADF); and, The Nigeria Trust Fund (NTF). Established in 1964, its mission is to promote economic and social development through loans, equity investments, and technical assistance."
--See especially, ADB Documents
- African Development Organizations Directory (The International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC; via Columbia University Libraries)
Selected brief profiles and contact information.
- African Economic Research Consortium (Nairobi, Kenya)
- African Forum & Network on Debt & Development (AFRODAD) (Harare, Zimbabwe)
- This site offers information about research, occasional papers on debt, poverty reduction strategy impact, and other topics, plus recent issues of the AFRODAD newsletter: Debt & Development in Africa.
- All AFRODAD Publications
- AFFORD: African Foundation for Development (London, UK)
A web portal for the African diaspora in the United Kingdom, with news and information on opportunities in education and investment.
- AfricAvenir: pour le développement, la coopération internationale et la paix (Prof. Kum'a Ndumbe III et al., Douala, Cameroun; via Berlin, Germany)
- Ce site -- en français, en allemand, et en anglais -- offre beaucoup de liens aux textes choisis (publications occasionelles, travaux et documents), des autres ouvrages sur divers thèmes, et aux médias d'Afrique. Voir surtout:
- AFRISTAT: Observatoire économique et statistique d'Afrique Subsaharienne (Bamako, Mali)
Sur ce site, on peut trouver les données statistiques sur les états membres de l"organisation: démographie, education, activités économiques, échanges extérieurs, prix, transports, tourisme et environnement, etc. "AFRISTAT est une organisation internationale créée par un traité signé le 21 septembre 1993 à Abidjan par les pays de la Zone Franc."
- Afrobarometer (Institute for Democracy in South Africa, Cape Town; Ghana Centre for Democratic Development, Accra; and Michigan State University, Dept. of Political Science, East Lansing, Michigan)
- "A comparative series of national public attitude surveys on democracy, markets and civil society in Africa." The site includes: sample surveys and selected abstracts from final reports.
- AGOA.info (Tralac--Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa, Stellenbosch, South Africa)
A commercial and investment news portal for information relating to US--Africa trade and the "African Growth and Opportunity Act". The site includes statistical summaries in the country "trade profiles." See also: Tralac
- AITEC: African IT Exhibitions and Conferences (AITEC UK Ltd., Cambridgeshire?)
- Established in 1987, AITEC seeks to facilitate the development of information technology markets and capacities in Africa through publications, consultations, conferences, and exhibitions. AITEC has offices in the UK, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Nigeria.
- ITAfrica--Database of ICT experts, businesses, events, and projects
- All Africa Foundation: "Sustainable Africa" Internet Channel (AllAfrica Global Media, Washington, DC)
- A portal site for news stories and public domain documents relating to "sustainable development" issues in Africa: environment, trade, debt, population, water, climate change, forests, agriculture, etc.
- Directory of organizations (International, regional, national, and community-based)
- Alternative Information & Development Centre, South Africa (Mowbray, South Africa)
"The AIDC is an alternative information centre doing research, education and training, as well as campaigning and lobbying on the macro issues affecting the development process in South Africa."
- Annuaire WAFTA Professionnel des Entreprises de l'Afrique (WAFTA, cosmopole.com, Dakar, Sénégal)
On peut trouver les informations essentielles (les numéros de téléphones, l'addresse, etc.) à propos des sociétés aux pays francophones en Afrique.
- Annuaires Afrique -- Africa Phone Books (AfricaPhoneBooks.Com, California, USA)
Online telephone directories for Francophone African countries in West and Central Africa.
- Association Avenir Nepad International (Paris, France)
"Avenir Nepad mobilise pour l'appropriation citoyenne et la critique constructive du NEPAD : sans citoyens actifs, pas de bonne gouvernance, ni de développements économique, social, culturel et politique dignes de ce nom. ...totalement indépendante du Nepad. Plus qu"une simple association Avenir Nepad est un réseau, qui regroupe des associations dans le monde entier, et notamment en Afrique."
- Banque de France: La Zone Franc, 2003-- (Paris, France)
- BEAC: Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale (Yaoundé, Cameroun)
Ce site officiel comprend les actualités sur la Banque, plusieurs dossiers statistiques, les notes conjonctures actuelles, quelques rapports annuels d'activités de la Banque, et les diverses informations sur les économies des Etats membres (Cameroun, Centrafrique, Congo, Gabon, Guinée Equatoriale, et Tchad).
- BCEAO: Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (Dakar, Senegal)
Sur ce site, on peut trouver les actualités de la banque et de l"Union Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UMOA). Voir aussi, le site en anglais
- BOAD: Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (Lomé, Togo)
"BOAD est l'institution commune de financement du développement des Etats de l'Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA)." Sur ce site << officiel >> de la banque, on peut lire les actualités et les publications
. Voir aussi, le site de l'UEMOA
- Brabys.Com (South Africa)
A searchable database for companies and industries in South Africa, parts of southern Africa, and the Indian Ocean islands.
- Cairo Demographic Center, Egypt
"The Cairo Demographic Center (CDC) is a training and research institute established in 1963 by the mutual assistance between the United Nations and the Egyptian Government ... In January 1992 the Egyptian Government took full responsibility for the Center. CDC is an interregional Center serving the developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America."
- Central Banks of Africa on the Internet
- Centre for the Study of African Economies (Oxford, UK)
- "In 1991 The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) was made a Designated Research Centre of the Economic and Social Research Council, and has become one of the largest concentrations of academic economists and social scientists working on Africa outside the continent itself. Within Economics at Oxford it is part of the Institute of Economics and Statistics under the Faculty of Social Studies at Oxford University. The centre is located jointly at the Institute and St.Antony's College."
- Working paper series -- abstracts and full texts
Most full texts are available in PDF format (See: Adobe Acrobat
- Chamber of Mines of South Africa (South Africa)
This site is a rich source of information on the mining sector, with some reports dating back to 1995. The CMSA website offers links to daily & weekly news, quarterly reports on the industry, gold market reports, and industry directories; statistical data, policy position papers, and educational & reference sources.
- Chemistry in Africa WebAnalytes: Analytical Chemistry Web Directory. (G. Moges, USA)
An extensive list of links to Africa-specific and general chemistry and other science-related resources, including Chemistry departments at African universities and African scientific associations.
- Climate and Environment in Africa (Columbia University Libraries)
Links to online reports and maps on African climate and weather forecasts, and a wide variety of African environmental issues and projects from African, U.S., and international organizations on the Internet.
- Columbia University, Digital Library Collections: Hemmed In: Responses to Africa's Economic Decline. (Online). Edited by Thomas M. Callaghy and John Ravenhill -- New York: Columbia University Press, 1997 (1993).
- COMESA--Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Lusaka, Zambia)
This site provides information on banking, online trade directories for some countries, and many other links with an emphasis on business and economic information. "COMESA exists 'as an organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people'. With its 19 member states and population of 300 million it forms a major integrated trading block."
- Bulletins officiels de la Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l'Afrique Centrale (CEMAC) (Bangui, Central African Republic ; via Investir en Zone Franc--IZF.Net, France)
- Conferences on African Economic Development and Business (See below)
- Corporate Council on Africa (Washington, DC)
This site offers general information about the council, its members, and activities. "The Corporate Council on Africa, established in 1992, is a non-partisan, tax-exempt membership organization of corporations and individuals dedicated to strengthening and facilitating relationships between African and American individuals and organizations by creating educational, cultural, and commercial exchange opportunities."
- Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain Pour la Recherche et le Développement Agricole = West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (Dakar, Sénégal)
"[CORAF, qui a été créé en 1987 à l'origine sous une autre dénomination]...regroupe actuellement les Systèmes nationaux de recherche agricoles de 21 pays francophones, anglophones et lusophones de l’Afrique de l’ouest et du Centre."
- CODESRIA--Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa = Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique (Dakar, Sénégal)
- Danish Institute for International Studies Formerly Centre for Development Research. (Copenhagen, Denmark)
- "DIIS (formerly CDR) carries out social science development research in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. It supports development research through library and documentation services and offers consultancy services." Note: The majority of the full-text, online working papers are on Africa.
- DIIS/CDR working papers list (General)
- Demographic & Health Surveys (DHS) (Macro International, Calverton, MD)
Search especially under "Obtaining Data" for reports on individual countries or the Sub Saharan Africa region.
- Development Bank of Southern Africa (Midrand, South Africa)
- Directory of Development Organizations (Bert Wesselink, The Netherlands?)
A compilation of contact information and lists of web links in PDF format. Select "Africa" and search by individual country.
- Droit-Afrique.Com: le droit des entreprises en Afrique francophone (Paris, France)
"Droit-Afrique.com, site généraliste et gratuit sur le droit des affaires et la fiscalité des 24 pays d'Afrique francophone, propose principalement: des textes de Codes, lois, décrets, arrêtés, conventions, doctrine; un portail internet recensant les sites contenant de l'information juridique africaine;et un annuaire des juristes d'affaires..."
- Drylands Research (Somerset, UK)
- The website provides summary information and abstracts of on-going research in 4 African countries; order information only for full texts. "[For more than ten years] Drylands Research writes and co-ordinates policy-related research on rural livelihoods and environmental management in semi-arid tropical countries."
- East African Community = Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki (Arusha, Tanzania)
- This is the official website of the regional intergovernmental organization (encompassing Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda) which was (re)established in 1999 by treaty (see "Documents & Publications"). The site includes information about the EAC, current news, and related links.
- EAC Statistics Portal
- Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (PTA) = Banque de la ZEP (Zone d'échanges préférentiels) (Nairobi, Kenya)
- ECOWAS: Economic Community of West African States = Communauté Economique des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
- ESRF: Economic and Social Research Foundation (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
The ESRF was established in 1993 as an independent not-for-profit non-governmental research institute for capacity building in economic and social policy analysis.
- Economic Research Forum for the Arab Countries, Iran, and Turkey (Cairo, Egypt)
- The site offers online publications, information about conferences, and related links. '...to improve the quality and increase the quantity of applied policy-oriented economic research ...launched in June of 1993, with assistance from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, the European Commission, the Ford Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the World Bank, subsequently followed by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.'
- ERF Newsletter
- ERF Working papers
- ERF Conferences
- ERF searchable database
- The Edge Institute (Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa)
- "The Institute provides in-depth analysis of the macro-economy and of industrial sectors, focusing on long-run trends and strengths and weaknesses in South Africa and other African countries."
- Projects and papers
An archive of downloadable reports on foreign direct investment, NEPAD, inequality, SA & the WTO, and HIV/AIDS.
- ELDIS: Electronic Development and Environment Information System (Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
- An indexing service provided by IDS. Papers are selected from all over the Internet based on topics in African, Asian, and Latin American studies. Documents are produced by research institutes or international organizations. Some documents are electronic versions of printed works, while others are full online documents--with citations and bibliographies. Note: Some documents listed in the search are only accessible at the IDS library, University of Sussex.
- ELDIS Home Page -- USE: "Pick a topic" ; "search page" ; or, "issues page".
- Africa country guides to Internet resources
- Agriculture (Search by country)
- Food Security Country Profiles (Search by country)
- ICT for Development
- Eldis News Monitor on the G8 Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 6-8, 2005
- Energy in Africa (Compiled by Columbia University Libraries)
A set of links to reports by international and US organizations, research institutes, e-news, e-journals, and official web sites of African Ministries of Energy and related sectors.
- Ethiopian Economic Association (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
- 50 Years Is Enough: Conferences on Economic Justice, 1999-2007 (Washington, DC)
"50 Years Is Enough: U.S. Network for Global Economic Justice is a coalition of 205 grassroots, faith-based, policy, women's, social- and economic-justice, youth, solidarity, labor, and development organizations dedicated to the profound tranformation of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)."
- Financial Sector Deepening Kenya (Financial Sector Deepening Trust, Nairobi, Kenya)
The site includes project reports, newsletter, financial access survey report, annual reports, etc."[FSD Kenya]...established in early 2005 to support the development of financial markets in Kenya as a means to stimulate wealth creation and reduce poverty."
--See especially: FSD Kenya Publications
- Financial Sector Deepening Trust Tanzania (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
The site includes news and reports."[FSDT Tanzania]...has been established by five government donors: Canada, the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark, in close collaboration with the Bank of Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania."
--See especially: FSDT Reports and Publications
- Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) : Sustainable Development Dimensions on Africa (Rome ; via Columbia University Libraries.)
- Foreign Policy in Focus -- Africa (Institute for Policy Studies, Silver City and Alburquerque ; Interhemispheric Resource Center, Washington, DC)
- Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) (Accra, Ghana)
The website features news on activities, conferences, and programmes. "[Founded in 2002, hosted by the FAO Regional Office for Africa] FARA is...an umbrella organization bringing together and forming coalitions of major stakeholders in agricultural research and development in Africa." See especially: FARA annual reports and FARA news (in English or in French)
- France. Ministère de l'Economie, des Finances et de l'Industrie: Marchés Extérieurs -- Afrique sub-saharienne et océan indien (Ambassade de France, Mission économique; Paris)
- G8 Summit Meetings
- GIM-UEMOA: Groupement Interbancaire Monétique de l'Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (Dakar, Sénégal)
Voir aussi: UEMOA
- Global Development Research Center: Microfinance and Migrant Remittances (Africa) (Microcredit and Microfinance WWW Virtual Library, Kobe, Japan)
A selection of links to a bibliography and online reports from academic and organizational websites.
- Harvard University Center for International Development formerly HIID (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
- Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (Johannesburg)
This site includes detailed reports (in PDF) since 2000 on the South African economy and link to the IDC-sponsored website for NEPAD--New Partnership for Africa's Development
. "The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd is a self-financing, national development finance institution (DFI) established in 1940 by an act of Parliament, the IDC act. It focuses on contributing to economic growth, industrial development and economic empowerment through its financing activities."
- Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex -- Online Publications on Africa (See below)
- International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria (via Lambourn & Co., Croydon, UK and CGIAR--Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, Washington, DC)
General information, research activities, conferences, and online publications
(available in HTML or PDF); see also, full catalog
). "IITA aims to enhance the food security, income and well-being of resource-poor people primarily in the humid and sub-humid zones of sub-Saharan Africa by conducting research and related activities to increase agricultural production, improve food systems, and sustainably manage natural resources, in partnership with national and international stakeholders."
- International Organizations on Economic Development, Education & Environment in Africa (Columbia University)
- The Internet in Africa (Columbia University)
A set of links to major web sites on Internet Service Providers (ISPs), conferences, Internet development projects, and connectivity issues in Africa.
- Investir en Zone Franc: Les Guides Pratiques sur les Pays de la Zone (IZF.Net, France)
A l'initiative du Centre Français du Commerce Extérieur, la Banque de France, l'Association IBISCUS, la Banque Mondiale, et les Fonds Monétaire International, ce site offert beaucoup des liens utiles au investisseur ou à l'étudiant des économies de la région << Zone Franc >>.
- Jubilee Plus: Supporting Economic Justice Campaigns Worldwide. formerly Jubilee 2000 Coalition. (Washington, DC)
- Kenya Business Directories Online
- KIPPRA: Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (Nairobi, Kenya)
- MBendi AfroPaedia (MBendi Information Services, South Africa)
- Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan)
- Mining in Africa today: strategies and prospects. (1988) by Faysal Yachir. (United Nations University Press, Tokyo, Japan)
-- An online version of the entire book in plain text, originally published in 1988.
- NEPAD: New Partnership for Africa's Development, New African Initiative & Related Documents, 2001-- (via United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
- See also:
- United Nations. General Assembly. 58th Sesssion: "The New Partnership for Africa's Development: First Consolidated Report on Progress in Implementation and International Support", August 7, 2003 (PDF format) Document No. A/58/254. ( French version)
- AfricAvenir's "African Renaissance" (Douala, Cameroon and Berlin, Germany)
- AfricaFiles' "At Issue" Forum on NEPAD (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
A listing of links to official documents and commentaries--pro and con.
- All Africa.Com's news coverage on NEPAD (AllAfrica Global Media, Washington, DC)
- Business Day's NEPAD Conference, December 5-6, 2002, Cape Town (ABSA Corporate & Merchant Bank and Omega Investment Research, South Africa)
Registration required: The website includes the full proceedings of a conference on "New Partnership for Africa's Development" (NEPAD), held at University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (text, video, and audio files available); related reports in PDF format; plus order information for the CD-ROM version.
- Conference on the Financing of NEPAD, Dakar, Senegal, 15-17 April 2002 (via Dakar, Senegal) In English or in French.
- Electoral Institute of Southern Africa: "Strengthening democracy through NEPAD: the role of African civil society" (May 2003 conference report) (Johannesburg, South Africa)
- Heinrich Böll Foundation: Preparatory Activities for The World Summit 2002 (Johnnesburg, South Africa): New Partnership for Africa's Development (Germany)
- Industrial Development Corporation's "NEPAD" Web Site (South Africa)
- Oakland Institute--Special Investigations: Land Investment Deals in Africa (Oakland, California)
Thnik tank reports on Ethiopia, Mali, and Sierra Leone, pending reports and profiles on South Sudan, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, and related issues.
--See also: All publications
- Public Citizen: NAFTA for Africa Bill (1999) (Washington, DC)
An archived page about the Africa Growth & Opportunity Act of 1998. See also, the general home page
for Public Citizen
, founded in 1971 by Ralph Nader.
- REPOA--Research on Poverty Alleviation (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
[Founded in 1995] REPOA undertakes and facilitates research. The website includes information on research activities, publications, online library catalogue, etc.
-- REPOA Publications
- SADC-CCBG: Southern African Development Community--Committee of Central Bank Governors (SADC Finance and Investment Sector, Pretoria, South Africa)
- SARPN--Southern African Regional Poverty Network (Pretoria, South Africa)
A consultancy website rich in development-related news, other news on human rights and health issues, project and conference reports, and related links for the region.
- Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) (Harare, Zimbabwe ; Maputo, Mozambique)
- SADC Today. (Online) -- Harare, Zimbabwe: SARDC, 1998--
A monthly newsletter on the SADC countries; plus the archive of back issues since 1998.
- Stock Exchanges of Selected African Countries
- Tanzania On-line Information Center (United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Organization, Government of Tanzania, and the Economic & Social Research Foundation, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
An extensive, searchable archive of documents and reports (1990--) from UN agencies, the World Bank, and the Government of Tanzania on development issues for Tanzania. Abstracts or summaries are viewed in HTML; full texts available in PDF.
- Trade and Development Studies Centre Trust (Harare, Zimbabwe)
"[Founded in 2000] TRADES CENTRE'S aim is to analyse trade and development issues from the perspectives of Southern Africa's poor communities, to explore the implications of the various international, regional and bilateral trade agreements, regional integration, national trade and development policies and other policy options on Southern Africa and our target groups."
- Tralac--Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa (Stellenbosch, South Africa)
"Tralac was established in February 2002, with the financial support of the Swiss Department of Economic Development and consists of a core of trade lawyers and economists with high-level expertise in a range of trade and trade-related areas."
--See especially: Tralac Publications
: downloadable books, working papers, and trade briefs
- UEMOA: Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
- The United Nations Agencies on Africa (via Columbia University Libraries)
- Links to economic and human rights reports from various UN agencies and affiliates, including UN Development Program, UN Economic Commission for Africa, UN Research Institute for Social Development, UN Commission on Human Rights, The United Nations University, and:
- UN Millennium Development Goals (via UNDP)
- University of Helsinki, Institute of Development Studies, Finnish Aid in Development (Helsinki, Finland)
The site offers general information about the research project and under "Publications", there are online "working papers" on aid in Tanzania; a few on Nepal or generally on Finnish aid.
- University of Hohenheim, Germany: Atlas of Natural and Agronomic Resources of Niger and Benin (L. Herrmann et al., "Special Research Programme 308: Adapted Farming in West Africa")
At this site, one can read online or download the data. There are full text summaries, map images, and analytical reports.
- University of Sussex, Institute of Development Studies -- Publications (Brighton, United Kingdom)
Search for individual African countries or regions
- West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (Lagos, Nigeria)
[Established in 1996]...the principal objective of WAIFEM is to build capacity for macroeconomic and financial management in the countries of its member central banks: The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
- West African Monetary Institute (Accra, Ghana)
"The objectives of the WAMI is to establish a common central bank with a single currency for the economic prosperity of the West African Monetary Zone." The site feature news, statistical data, and publications from 2005 and earlier.
- Who's Who in Southern Africa Published by Naspers, a multinational media group. (Cape Town, South Africa)
A directory and networking site, with over 7500 profiles of "Southern Africans" in government and business, mostly those residing in or having business interests in South Africa.
- "Women and African development: a partial bibliography and review of books published in the 1990s (November 1999)," by Dr. Margaret Snyder. (Gender and Women's Studies for Africa's Transformation, African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa)
"This social sciences bibliography was prepared as basis for a bibliographic essay on 100 books for Choice magazine -- the librarian's journal dated February 2000. It is a work in progress, to be updated occasionally." Each entry includes abbreviated citations of reviews (favorable, mixed, or negative).
- World Data on Education = Données mondiales de l'éducation (2006-2007) (UNESCO International Bureau of Education, Geneva, Switzerland)
A library of profiles and reports on national education systems worldwide -- searchable by country. The information is based on UNESCO and government reports ; plus related links.