Councli for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Av. Cheikh Anta Diop X Canal IV
BP: 3304 Dakar, Sénégal
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. It was established in 1973 as an independent pan-African research organisation primarily focusing on social sciences research in Africa.
It is recognised not only as the pioneer African social research organisation but also as the apex non-governmental centre of social knowledge production on the continent.