África | Land Portal

Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area.[2] With 1.0 billion people (as of 2009, see table) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 14.72% of the world's human population.

Últimas notícias

Foto: ICRISAT/Flickr
9 Fevereiro 2024

Governo e agências parceiras discutiram medidas para o alcance das metas globais sobre o tema; Nações Unidas integram parceiros de cooperação que pretendem melhorar a nutrição infantil e promover o desenvolvimento do capital humano.

Foto: Evan Schneider/UN Photo/Flickr
19 Fevereiro 2024

PMA alerta sobre catástrofe humanitária iminente na região; maioria dos sudaneses enfrentando fome e desnutrição vive em áreas onde os combates estão ativos; Sudão do Sul e Chade sofrem maior impacto do conflito.



Foto: Stig Nygaard/Flickr
2 Fevereiro 2024

Esta aproximação acontece na semana em que o presidente moçambicano, Filipe Nyusi, disse, em Roma, na Itália, que os terroristas teriam “momentos difíceis





Make Every Woman Count (MEWC) is an African woman-led organisation which serves as a mobilizing, networking, information, advocacy and training platform for African women by building their leadership capacities to influence policy and decision making.

The Pretoria University Law Press (PULP) is based at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa. PULP endeavours to publish and make available innovative, high-quality scholarly texts on law in Africa. PULP also publishes a series of collections of legal documents related to public law in Africa, as well as text books from African countries other than South Africa.

The Institute for Security Studies is a leading African organisation that enhances human security to enable sustainable development and economic prosperity in Africa. It works across the continent, doing authoritative research, providing expert policy advice and delivering practical training and technical assistance.

The Center for African Area Studies (known as the "Africa Center") is foundation for African studies based on a deep understanding of Africa's natural environment, societies, and cultures that exists for the purpose of clarifying the uniqueness of various regions of Africa and contributing to endogenous development in Africa.

The forerunner of this center was the first African research institute to be established at a national university in Japan and was founded in April of 1986.

The African Crop Science Society (ACSS) was established in 1993 with overall goal of promoting crop production and food security in Africa. The general objectives embedded in the society’s constitution are to:

The Grow Africa partnership was founded jointly by the African Union (AU), the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD Agency) and the World Economic Forum in 2011. Grow Africa works to increase private sector investment in agriculture, and accelerate the execution and impact of investment commitments. The aim is to enable countries to realize the potential of the agriculture sector for economic growth and job creation, particularly among farmers, women and youth.

The African Forest Forum (AFF), also known as African Forestry Forum, is an association of individuals who are committed to advancing the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for socio-economic wellbeing of its peoples and for the stability and improvement of its environment. The purpose of the forum is to provide a platform and create an enabling environment for independent and objective analysis, advocacy and advice on relevant policy and technical issues.


Oikos (Oikos)

A Oikos: Família e Sociedade em debate, revista com periodicidade semestral, avaliada como A2 no Qualis Capes, destina-se à disseminação de trabalhos científicos inéditos desenvolvidos na área de conhecimento das Ciências Humanas e Ciências Sociais Aplicadas que proponham contribuições teóricas, metodológicas e/ou análise empírica que possuam implicações sobre as temáticas Família e Sociedade. São aceitos artigos de diferentes perspectivas epistemológicas que apresentem consistência teórica e metodológica, demonstrando clara contribuição para os debates sobre família e sociedade em suas interfaces com políticas sociais, trabalho, movimentos sociais, questão socil, dentre outros temas correlatos.

African Studies Review (ASR) is the principal academic and scholarly journal of the African Studies Association. ASR appears three times per year in April, September, and December, and is one of the many benefits of membership. The mission of theASR is to publish the highest quality articles, as well as book and film reviews in all academic disciplines that are of interest to the interdisciplinary audience of ASA members.

Journal of African Economies cover image

The Journal of African Economies is a vehicle to carry rigorous economic analysis, focused entirely on Africa, for Africans and anyone interested in the continent - be they consultants, policymakers, academics, traders, financiers, development agents or aid workers.

MIFUMI is an international non-government women’s rights organisation based in Uganda. MIFUMI’s work revolves around protection of women and children experiencing violence and other forms of abuse. MIFUMI believes that if women are empowered they can rise above many of the cultural traditions that hold them back,such as Bride Price. If women are to realise their full potential, they can become the greatest contributors to development.


The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich is a unique multi-disciplinary centre of excellence. We have an established reputation for delivering high quality research, advice, teaching and training in support of global food security, sustainable development and poverty reduction.

Compartilhe esta página