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Council on Higher Education (CHE)

Website: http://www.che.ac.za

The Council on Higher Education (CHE) wanted to redesign their website with a more up to date look and feel as well as improved navigation and clear information categorisation to ensurte relevance and accessibility.
Council on Higher Education (CHE) Intranet

Website: http://intranet.che.ac.za/

The Council on Higher Education's intranet facilitates smooth communication amongst staff members. It provides a social networking aspect, enabling staff to manage their own user profiles and to interact with the content through creating blog entries and commenting on content posted by others. The intranet is developed on a CMS platform, which makes it easy for users to manage the intranet content.
FCFASA (Federation of Clearing and Forwarding Associations of South Africa)

Website: http://www.fcfasa.org/

The Federation of Clearing and Forwarding Associations of Southern Africa (FCFASA) was formed and launched in April 2010. It was set up as a southern African Apex organisation for the clearing and forwarding industry. It will provide support to its members to meet industry challenges, to ensure effective advocacy and to be the dialogue partner of its identified stakeholders in the southern African supply chain, including the Committees of Heads of Customs administrations and such multilateral bodies as COMESA and SADC.
Partnership for African Fisheries (PAF)

Website: http://africanfisheries.org/

PAF is the Partnership for African Fisheries. It is a programme of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). PAF works to improve the sustainability of Africa's fisheries and improve the returns provided by this sector. PAF will support and help implement earlier African fisheries instruments targeting reform. These include the Abuja Declaration (NEPAD, 2005); the NEPAD Action Plan (2005); and the regional economic integration policies of the RECs such as the SADC Protocol on Fisheries (2001). PAF will be incorporated into CAADP.
Milk South Africa

Website: http://www.milksa.co.za/

Milk SA promotes the image and consumption of South African dairy products amongst consumers and the broader population and renders services to industry participants, consumers and the broader South African population. Octoplus designed and developed their content managed website.
South African Foreign Policy Initiative (SAFPI)

Website: http://www.safpi.org/

The South African Foreign Policy Initiative (SAFPI) is a programme established by and based at the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) in Cape Town.

SAFPI is intended to promote understanding of the ways in which South Africa articulates its foreign policy principles on the international stage in service of realising a more equitable world order. It is envisioned as a multi-year project with its relative permanence hopefully permitting SAFPI to become a centre of excellence in thinking about how SA's foreign policy behaviour and articulation of global governance might promote greater fairness, for the individual and state.
JAMP (Joint African Masters Programme)

Website: http://www.jamp.org.za/

The Joint African Masters Programme in Comparative Local Development (JAMP) is a fully interdisciplinary programme comprising the application of economics, law, sociology and political science to the analysis of local development. The system works as an intranet, giving students access to course material, grades and an upload facility to submit assignments. Lecturers can log in to create and update course content and also to upload marks. The site is being used by students and lecturers in South Africa and abroad. Octoplus designed and developed the JAMP website and its sister-site for the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI).
TradeMark Southern Africa

Website: http://www.trademarksa.org/

TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA) is a £100m 5-year programme funded wholly by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). TMSA is a follow-on from the highly successful Regional Trade Facilitation Programme (RTFP) funded by DFID between 2003 and 2009
Africa Platform for Development Effectiveness (APDev)

Website: http://www.africa-platform.org/

The Africa Platform for Development Effectiveness is an initiative by NEPAD and the African Union. Its aim is to bring consultation, coordination and a common voice to Africa's development perspectives, strategies and policies focusing on capacity development, aid effectiveness and south-south cooperation. The website acts as an online platform for policymakers and communities of practice to exchange knowledge such as best practices and success stories to promote development effectiveness in Africa. Registered users can participate in private or public forums, upload resources and create events.
AMRH (African Regulatory Harmonization)

Website: http://www.amrh.org/

The AMRH Programme of the NEPAD Agency operationalises the African Union's Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa (PMPA) which seeks to enable African countries to fulfill their national obligations to provide all citizens with safe, quality and efficacious essential medicines. The AMRH Programme is being implemented through regional economic communities (RECs) in collaboration with partners namely the African Union Commission (AUC), Pan African Parliament (PAP), World Health Organization (WHO), World Bank (WB), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
ieri (Insititute for Economic Research on Innovation)

Website: http://www.ieri.org.za/

The Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI) does policy research in the political economy of knowledge to promote sustainable economic growth, social development and political democracy. IERI is based in the Faculty of Economics and Finance of the Tshwane University of Technology. The website’s content is categorized and tagged by theme, type and author ensuring easy access to research output.
Integrated Waste Management Plan

Website: http://toolkit.environment.gov.za/

Integrated Waste Management Planning is a basic requirement of all waste management activities in terms of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008) (NEMWA) for government. The Waste Act requires that the development of an IWMP must follow a public participation and consultation process.
Network of Science Centres

Website: http://www.ieri.org.za/

Network of science centres complied by the Department of Science and Technology.
RMCHSA (Reducing maternal and child mortality through strengthening primary healthcare in South Africa)

Website: http://www.rmchsa.org

The Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality in South Africa through Strengthening Primary Health Care Programme (RMCH) supports the South African National Department of Health (NDOH) to improve the quality of, and access to, reproductive, maternal and child health services for women and children living in poorer, underserved areas of South Africa. The overall aim of the programme is to support South Africa to reduce the unacceptably high rates of maternal and child mortality.
SAP4Africa (Social Accountability Platform for Africa)

Website: http://www.sap4africa.net/

SAP4Africa, is an online community of African practitioners on social accountability seeking to share, learn and connect with each other creating a coalition of practitioners to promote social accountability knowledge and experiences in the continent.
South African AIDS Trust

Website: http://www.satregional.org/

The Southern African AIDS Trust (SAT) was established in 1990 as an independent regional NGO that supports community responses to HIV and AIDS through community capacity strengthening and in-depth partnerships to enhance community HIV and AIDS competence. Octoplus developed this content managed website and maintains it.
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)

Website: http://www.fanrpan.org/

The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is a regional policy research and advocacy network whose operations are informed by major regional policy frameworks and processes in Southern Africa. Octoplus designed and developed the FANRPAN main website as well as related sites for their annual policy dialogue conference. The site is linked to a large database of resource documents. Octoplus maintains the website and to highlight FANRPAN’s participation in the COP17 conference held in Durban in 2011 and their “No Agriculture No Deal!” campaign we created an interactive banner for the homepage with an automatic counter and news feed showing daily COP17-related updates.
FANRPAN Regional Dialogue 2013

Website: http://dialogue2013.fanrpan.org/

The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) facilitate a yearly regional policy dialogue about food security related issues. Octoplus designed and developed the 2013 website that was updated daily to keep visitors up to date about the discussions.
Southern Africa Trust

Website: http://www.southernafricatrust.org/

The Southern Africa Trust supports processes to deepen and widen participation in policy dialogue with a regional impact on poverty. Octoplus developed this content managed website and maintains it.
sayXchange

Website: http://www.sayxchange.org/

sayXchange is a southern Africa youth exchange programme between community-based and non-profit organisations. Octoplus designed and developed the bilingual sayXchange website for the Southern Africa Trust.
Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA)

Website: http://www.liasa.org.za

LIASA is a non-profit organisation uniting and representing all institutions and people working in libraries and information services in South Africa.


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