Here are links to education-related websites about Africa. Websites are arranged in three main categories and thereafter listed alphabetically. Please contact us if you find a broken link.
Click below for the education links:
• ADVENTURE LEARNING FOUNDATION (JUN '04)
An Internet-based non-profit organization that provides curricula enhancing materials to educators based on online Adventure Learning Expeditions. Images provide "virtual" cultural and travel experiences for teachers and students alike.
• AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA (JUN '04)
Comprehensive collection of Africa internet resources related to Africa south of the Sahara, compiled by a Stanford University group.
• AIDS AND AFRICA (JUN '04)
Goal is to help break the culture of silence surrounding AIDS in Africa through advocacy and support for HIV/AIDS awareness programs in Africa. Web site gives thousands of visitors perspectives on HIV and AIDS in Africa based on scientific studies, government reports, journal publications, and news reports from a variety of well-respected sources.
• AIDSA (JUN '04)
Aids Information Dissemination Site Southern Africa website has searchable databases of organizations and publications
• AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLICKS AFRICA (JUN '04)
Traveladventures.org offers personal travel impressions in pictures and stories. It aims to give travel advice and travel inspiration.
• ENDANGERED AFRICA (JUN '04)
Facts on some of Africa's endangered species including fact sheets, reasons for decline, maps, photo galleries, national parks, links, etc. (Not up-to-date.)
• HEALTH INFORMATION FOR TRAVELERS TO SOUTHERN AFRICA (JUN '04)
CDC information on a variety of health issues facing travelers to Southern Africa including malaria, Dengue, filariasis, leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis, and trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) and schistosomiasis.
• SAFRINET (JUN '04)
A taxonomic capacity building network concerned with living organisms, the identification of the pollinators, species that enhance soil fertility, biocontrol organisms, pests and diseases. Part of BioNET-INTERNATIONAL, a global technical cooperation network for building realistic self-reliance in taxonomy (biosystematics) in developing countries.
• SANGONET (JUN '04)
A facilitator in the effective and empowering use of information communication technology (ICT) tools. Website includes extensive web directory of Africa-related sites.
• WILDLIFE PHOTOS BY NORMAN MYERS (JUN '04)
Black and white animal photos from Norman Myers, world-renowned scientist who played a leading role in alerting the world to the loss of biodiversity.
• WORLD LINKS FOR DEVELOPMENT (JUN '04)
World Bank program links students and teachers in secondary schools in developing countries with students and teachers in industrialized countries for collaborative research, teaching and learning programs.
• WORLD PHOTOS AFRICA (JUN '04)
Part of the World News Network with recent images on current affairs and topics in the news (see also World News Africa.)
• WORLDBANK MULTIMEDIA (JUN '04)
Download AIDS-related videos and audio articles from World Bank.
• AFRICA PHOTOS (JUN '04)
A source for stock images cataloged by subject and place. Includes a series of documentary photoessays.
• PETER LANGER (JUN '04)
Nice collection of Africa photos including Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe and others. Peter Langer/Associated Media Group provide professional photographic services globally.
• AFRICAM (JUN '04)
The world's first virtual game reserve, AfriCam offers thousands of images from their live action remote-controlled cameras. (Live action no longer available.)
• EAST AFRICA: DEC 2001-JAN 2002 (JUN '04)
Diary and photos of Kilimanjaro climb and safari to Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara.
• GORDON MUMFORD AFRICAN ADVENTURES (JUN '04)
Gordon Mumford writes creative non-fiction books about his seafaring and African adventures and is now writing books based in Kenya in the 1950s.
• MEGATRANSECT (JUN '04)
National Geographic Society ecologist treks 15 months across Africa. Great photos and sounds. (Best with broadband.)
• OUT OF AFRICA TOO (JUN '04)
Quirky and charming insight into one person's journeys through Africa.
• THE PLATEAU (JUN '04)
Information and photos of Malawi from a VSO volunteer.
• US-AFRICA.ORG (JUN '04)
'Window' to Africa for business, travel and education, including country files, photo albums, pan African links, an event calendar, and information about economy, history, art and culture. (Some info rather out-of-date.)
• ZAMBIA VIRTUAL (JUN '04)
This site introduces you to many of the issues and ideas that are of interest in the field of development economics. You can take a series of virtual field trips throughout Zambia visiting a number of places and people.