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Some of the current Projects and Programmes are:

COLLOFEST
There is a continuing neglect of the fundamentals of our traditions in oral history, folktales, music, instruments, songs, chants, fashion, hairstyles and fabrics and religions and chants.This project is solely to organize a Colloquium and a festval of African traditional music instruments, music and dance.
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KIDAFEST
PANAFSTRAG in partnership with interested individuals, organizations and schools plans to organize a Children’s Camp with a curriculum focused on culture, STEM, indigenous knowledge and sports. It will be held during the long holidays between August and September annually. It is planned to start nationally and later regional.

 

THE TRANS-SAHARAN, MEDITERRANEAN/ RED SEAS AND THE INDIAN OCEAN SLAVE TRADE AND SLAVERY IN GENERAL AFRICAN HISTORY
With most of documentation on theTransatlantic Slave Trade,history of the Mediterranean and Arabian Peninsula have been largely ignored and undocumented. This project is aimed at compiling the history of slavery across the Arabian Desert which lasted more than ten decades but has been clearly undocumented.


TEACHING INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Mathematics, Science, technology and innovation are definitions we arrived at through western education/civilization. Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) is what the indigenous people know, do and have been practicing for generations through trial and error which have stood the test of time.
IKS recognizes science, technology, engineering, environment and medicine driven by history, culture and global African knowledge system, as forces constantly transforming both the global African challenges we face and the opportunities for problem solving and sustainable institutional building for efficient and effective resources utilization and output. Children must be taught to be conscious of the things around them and how to resolve these critical problems using resources readily available to them. The link between IKS and modern science should therefore be demonstrated if our children must accept IKS.
The main objective is to engage students at the level of Science, Mathematics and Technology with emphasis on Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) to enhance their learning.

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POST GRADUATE INSTITUTE FOR MATH, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY FOR INNOVATION OF INDIGINEOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS. (PGI-MSTIIKS)
MSTIIKS recognizes math, science, and technology, driven by history, culture and global African Knowledge systems, popularly known as Indigenous Knowledge Systems as forces constantly transforming both the African and national challenges we face.
The main purpose isto create a Post Graduate Institute for Teaching, Training and Collaborative Research for the Innovation of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS). It will be a space for integrating indigenous knowledge systems with modern applied mathematics, science and technology to address developmental challenges in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.

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GLOBAL AFRICAN PEOPLES’ INSTITUTE (GAPI)
GAPI recognizes that indigenous knowledge systems of African peoples globally have been denied, destroyed, appropriated and expropriated in a continuous fashion to the detriment of Africa and humanity universally. These knowledge systems are enshrined in the rich metaphysics of existence found in African religions, morality, ideas about being, notions of identity and apprehensions about the interrelations between various parts of reality; they are codified in as epistemological system for dealing with reality in a consistent, sustainable and enabling way, which helps to preserve human existence, the world around us and promote respect for all things in nature.
The vision of GAPI is curation, preservation, applied research, technology, incubation and utilization of the intellectual, material and cognitive resources of Global Africans peoples for self-reliance and development.
The Institute will be dedicated to Design and develop databases; Identify, develop, and promote tools and practices that affect global African populations; Working with organizations and practitioners to influence policies at the national, regional, and international levels amongst several other things.

    INTERNATIONAL DECADE OF ACTION FOR PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT (IDAPAD)
The International Decade of Action for NRAs as proclaimed by the UN General Assembly of Resolution 68/237 will be observed from January 2015- December 2024. There is need therefore to engage the UN, AU member States, concerned Regional Organisations (AU ,OAS, CARICOM), development partners, in ensuring the effective implementation of the Programme of Action in line with the theme of the Decade namely “Recognition, Justice and Development” as a programmatic action plan of the UN Post 2015 SDGs.
Main Purpose is to lobby, advocate and ensure the impactful implementation of the Work Plan of International Decade of Action for Non-Resident Africans (IDANRA), the 6th Region as a key Programme of the UN Post 2015 SDGs.

GLOBAL INTRAAFRICAN TRADE
Aside from the five Economic Regions (East, South, North, Central and the West) currently existing, the Sixth Region (DIASPORA) ECONOMIC COMMUNITY is been created by the African Union. The aim is for Diaspora Businesses to establish an African Diaspora Economic Community for interconnectedness and integration with the African Union [AU] current efforts to create the global African Economic Community by 2020. It will also establish PANAFRICAN TRADE CENTRESin willing economic cities of African and diaspora countries.
The objectives include: (i) Integrate into Africa’s emerging economies through collaboration in all areas of Trade and Commerce with Black owned SMEs worldwide as a key component of the global trade and commerce.
(ii)Towards this end, the joint efforts of CARICOM’s Member States’ Parliamentarians and Businesses (SMES) backed by CARICOM Secretariat is indispensable.
(iii) Establish PANAFRICAN TRADE CENTRE in Kingston, Jamaica or any willing host Country.

 

THE EPISTEMOLOGY AND ONTOLOGY OF AFRICAN INDIGENOUS THEOLOGIES,   INDIGENOUS THOUGHT AND INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS AS THE FOUNDATION OF AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY, CREATIVE ARTS, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY.

This paper sets out to create a permanent a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary platform for epistemological and ontological discourses in Arts and Sciences and Technology for African Scholars, Students, their descendants and Africanists in affirming African thought, knowledge and philosophy with its  holistic  approach that encompasses experiential, rational, religious, intuitive, symbolic, mythical and emotional aspects of reality (Ani. 2016:305) as the foundation of  global African Arts and Science and Technology.It is not a platform for a discourse between Western and African thought System but looking for a common ground between “Universalists” and “Particularists”. (Udefi, 2014).



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