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I'm trying to ascertain what sort of systematic surveys of language policies in Africa have been done. I am aware of diverse publications discussing aspects of language policy and planning in general or in selected countries, but the closest I see to a systematic country-by-country treatment is Jacques Leclerc's website on Aménagement linguistique dans le monde at http://www.tlfq.ulaval.ca/axl/ , which attempts to cover all countries including those in Africa. I'd be especially interested to know if anyone has attempted an expert survey of people in a position to propose, make, and implement policies on language(s) in the various African countries. From some reactions to a similar question on the language policy list (lgpolicy-list), I get the impression that such a survey approach across multiple countries may be novel. Thanks in advance for any information. Don Osborn ------------------------------- Colleen A. Vasconcellos TLC 3202, Department of History University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 30118 P: 678-839-6032 F: 678-839-6448 E: firstname.lastname@example.org