Development studies and
based NGOs and development companies
International and Regional
Development studies and information
British Library for Development Studies,
Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK
how to get hold of the library's information.
BOSTID reports are
written for readers in developing countries who are
affiliated with government, educational, or research
institutions and for readers elsewhere who have a
professional interest in social and economic development.
Cass (Frank) - Development Studies Journals
primarily in the fields of history, politics,
international relations, military studies, area studies,
development studies and economics .
Center for Indigenous Knowledge for
Agriculture and Rural Development, CIKARD
Preserving and using
the local knowledge of farmers and other rural people
around the globe.
Centre for the Study of African Economies
The research programme
of the Centre has both macroeconomic and microeconomic
components. On the macroeconomic side, the Centre is
currently focusing on issues of key transitions in
Africa: these include the transition from African
socialism to liberalised trade and exchange rate regimes
in Zambia and many other states; from war to peace in
countries such as Ethiopia and Uganda; and from apartheid
to majority rule in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
A gateway where
Information on European cooperation with developing
countries can easily be disseminated and found, a
multi-lingual information resource and forum for
international cooperation between, on the one side, the
EU and its 15
member states and, on the other, developing countries.
Personal homepage with
several papers on the behavior of individual households
faced with imperfect or missing markets and on lobbying
for trade protection and agricultural technology, and
ndividual behavior under risk on the one hand; and law
and economics in developing countries on the other.
for Development Policy and Management, University of
group within the University of Manchester specialising in
training, consultancy and research in management and
development in less developed countries.
for Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa
The Network for
Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa (NESDA)
is a resource and forum of African experts in the
management of environment and natural ressources.
North based NGOs and
Founded in 1966 by the
American Committee on Africa, the Africa Fund works for a
positive U.S. policy towards Africa and supports human
rights, democracy and development.
for Educational Development
The Academy for
Educational Development (AED), founded in 1961, is an
independent, nonprofit service organisation committed to
addressing human development needs in the United States
and throughout the world.
Focuses on long-term
development, tackling the root causes of poverty. Working
directly with communities to help them improve the
quality of their lives.
The British Council
promotes educational, cultural and technical co-operation
between Britain and other countries. The Council's work
is designed to establish long-term and worldwide
partnerships and to improve international understanding.
CARE is one of the
world's largest international development and relief
organisations. In 1996, CARE delivered USD 333 million in
The Carter Center in
Atlanta, Ga., is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy
institute founded by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
and his wife, Rosalynn, in 1982. The Center is dedicated
to fighting disease, hunger, poverty, conflict, and
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) US
Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of
the United States to assist the poor and disadvantaged
outside the country. Active in over 80 countries
throughout Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America
International provides technical and management services
that promote sustainable growth and higher living
standards around the world. Founded in 1975 under its
current president, Chemonics is one of the largest U.S.
consulting firms providing expertise in developing and
for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) US
The Centre for
Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is a
women-focused nonprofit international organisation
founded in 1975. CEDPA's mission is to empower women at
all levels of society to be full partners in development.
The Consultative Group on Early Childhood
Care and Development (CG)
The Consultative Group
(CG) consists of international donor agencies,
foundations and NGO's dedicated to improving the
conditions of children in the world.
Development Center (US)
With more than 400
employees at work on 250 projects around the globe, EDC
is one of the world's leading nonprofit education
organisations. Conduct research and develop programs in a
wide range of areas, including early child development,
K-12 education, health promotion, workforce preparation,
learning technologies and institutional reform.
"Each year, 13-18
million of our fellow human beings die needlessly because
of chronic, persistent hunger. The Hunger Project is
committed to solving this problem on a permanent
InterAction - American Council for Voluntary
A coalition of more
than 150 US-based non-profit organisations.
International Federation of Red Cross and
Red Crescent Societies
Federation, founded in 1919, has a presence in almost
every country in the world today through its national Red
Cross and Red Crescent societies. The Red Crescent is
used in place of the Red Cross in many Islamic countries.
to help you find sources of information about water and
sanitation in developing countries. It is maintained by a
group of partner institutions in the water and sanitation
sector under the auspices of the Water
Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council.
Institute for Sustainable Development (Canada)
IISD's mission is to
promote sustainable development in decision making
internationally and within Canada
of International Education (US)
Believes that the
means for creating a better world community is investing
in people through international education.
Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)
One of Norway's largest non-governmental organisations,
founded in 1939 by the Norwegian labour movement. NPA is
involved in more than 200 projects in 30 countries.
Overseas Development Network
working together for grassroots development throughout
Oxfam (UK & Ireland)
Oxfam is a development and relief agency working to put
an end to poverty world-wide. Oxfam believes that poverty
is not inevitable: it can be tackled, and must be ended.
In partnership with local groups, Oxfam works with poor
people to help them help themselves.
Operation Crossroads Africa
"In 1957, the
Rev. James H. Robinson put into action his belief that
'the darkest thing about Africa is America's ignorance of
it' and founded Operation Crossroads Africa. Called the
'progenitor of the Peace Corps' by President John F.
Kennedy, this organization has in the last 39 summers
sent over 10,000 persons to 35 African and 12 Caribbean
countries to lend sweat and muscle and build
US) participating in the ReliefNet project.
SatelLife is an
international not-for-profit organisation employing
satellite, telephone and radio networking technology to
serve the health communication and information needs of
countries in the developing world.
SOLIDAR is an
association of independent development and social welfare
agencies based in Europe who are linked to the labour and
Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO),
A charity that sends aid to developing countries - not in
the form of money, food, clothing or equipment, but in
the form of expert volunteers.
Australian Agency for International
Canadian International Development Agency
Danish International Development Assistance
Danida is the Danish
national aid agency, part of the Danish Ministry of
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische
Department for International Development
Department for International Development
The British government
department responsible for all aspects of international
Icelandic International Development Agency
Development Research Centre (IDRC) (Canada)
Cooperation Agency (JICA)
JICA's activities take
the form of dispatching experts and Japan Overseas
Cooperation Volunteers to developing countries and
accepting participants from them for technical training
in Japan. Includes the homepage of The Institute for
International Cooperation (IFIC).
LUX-DEVELOPMENT is the
development co-operation agent for almost all the
bilateral projects financed by the government of
Luxembourg, and for Luxembourg's emergency relief work.
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
The Norwegian national
aid agency, part of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign
Norwegian Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness System (NOREPS) is a contribution
to the efforts of the United Nations agencies and
non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to reach disaster
areas without delay and provide them with the right kind
of personnel and relief supplies.
Swedish International Development
Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
bilateral programmes of Swedish development cooperation
and humanitarian assistance.
The United States Agency for International
Independent government agency that provides economic
development and humanitarian assistance to advance U.S.
economic and political interests overseas. Established in
1961 by President John F. Kennedy.
- US Peace Corps
qualified volunteers to interested countries in
need of trained manpower.
and Regional Organisations
The ACP Secretariat
represents 71 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries
that have signed the Lomé Convention with the EU. It
supports the ACP institutions and provides administrative
and technical assistance to the negotiating processes.
The African Capacity Building
Established in 1991 through a collaborative effort
between the donor community and African governments. The
objective of the Foundation is to build and strengthen
sustainable indigenous capacity in policy analysis and
development managment throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Organisation of African Unity. Research
Planning and Population Division
for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
intergovernmental organisation whose purpose is to
provide its 29 Member countries with a forum in which
governments can compare their experiences, discuss the
problems they share and seek solutions which can then be
applied within their own national contexts.
WORLDAID'98 The Global
Expo and Conference on Emergency Relief