The mandate of the MEMD is to "establish, promote the development, strategically manage and safeguard the rational and sustainable exploitation and utilization of energy and mineral resources for social and economic development".
A number of reports and policy documents is downloadable. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Fair Trade, Employment and Poverty Reduction Project (FTEPRP) is a four-year research project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented in Ethiopia and Uganda. The SOAS project aims to collect detailed micro-level evidence from areas producing agricultural exports on how rural labour markets affect poor people’s lives. Comparative evidence is collected to cover Fair Trade certified production and non-certified production. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), a registered NGO, works with its partner, the Global 2000 program of the Carter Center, under the name SG 2000, in different sub-Saharan Africa countries. The main focus are the problems small famers; it promotes higher-yielding technology for maize, wheat, rice, grain legumes, and roots and tubers. At the moment SSA works in Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda. The SSA is financed by the Nippon foundation. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]