In the CIRS website, you will find : links towards scientific societies, research institutes, laboratories and universities all over the world wide web; a directory of researchers, sorted by topic ; a selection of scientific awards, journals, reference books, libraries & scientific bookshops. All the major scientific disciplines are covered : life sciences, earth sciences, physics, mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, archaeology, anthropology, medicine and technology.
Democracy & Development – Journal of West African Affairs is a bi-annual (Rains and Harmattan editions), published by the Centre for Democracy & Development. The journal’s broad focus areas are: 1. Conceptualising Democracy and Development in West Africa; 2. Practical problems that have inhibited democratic reform in the region; 3. Civic organisations and the new and innovative programmes, activities, and personalities driving the democracy and development agenda in the region; 4. Conflict and peace-building; 5. Public policy research (empirical and theoretical) on the democracy, security, and development nexus. Democracy & Development: Journal of West African Affairs is the only one of its kind entirely devoted to reporting and explaining democratic developments in the sub-region. It is read widely by researchers, journalists, opinion moulders, and academics. For more information visit the CDD home page at http://www.cddwestafrica.org/cdd/ This journal will be updated soon.