The Development Gateway Foundation is an enabler of development. They help improve people's lives in developing countries by building partnerships and information systems that provide access to knowledge for development.
They exploit powerful and affordable information and communication technologies (ICT) that were previously unavailable to:
- Increase knowledge sharing;
- Enable aid effectiveness;
- Improve public sector transparency; and
- Build local capacity to empower communities.
The Development Gateway is an independent not-for-profit organization. It was conceived by World Bank President James Wolfensohn and initially developed in the World Bank. ... [according to site editors' information]
The Life Stories Programme (formerly Oral Testimony) offers you an insight into people's opinions and ways of seeing things, whereas usually you would only read writings about them and not from them. People are talking about poverty, about desert life, about HIV/AIDS or resettlement. You will find a lot of information, resources and downloads for free. People who took part in the project come from these countries among others: Sudan, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
NGO that realises development projects in Equatorial Guinea. It bears the Name of Manuel Fermín Iradier y Bulfy (1854-1911), a Spanish explorer in Africa (Equatorial Guinea). Hence you will also find some information on Iradier on this site. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homeoage about the partnership between the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate and Rwanda. You will find information about Rwanda, about the partnership, about single projects, journeys etc. You will also find the Ruanda Revue online and free of charge. [editors ilissAfrica]
ICVolunteers is an international non-profit organization specialized in the field of communications, in particular languages, conference support and cybervolunteerism.
We work with volunteers to implement social and educational programs in order to help populations and local communities to develop.
Through volunteer effort, we cooperate with organizations in the humanitarian, social, environmental and medical fields to implement projects and conferences at local, national and international levels. ... [according to site editor's information]
Information about a project that builds libraries for children - especially for disadvanteged ones. The project began opening libraries in Zambia and plans to move on to other African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]
Development Studies is a relatively small discipline within the Department of Political and Economic Studies at Helsinki University. The main functions of the discipline are academic research, teaching based on it, and public service (information and applied research). The research and teaching curriculum strive for interdisciplinarity, with a strong orientation towards a combination of basic and applied approaches. Historically, much of the discipline's research has been concentrated on Eastern and Southern Africa. Nowadays research increasingly covers Asia, Middle East and Latin America as well.
Development Studies offers courses and degrees from beginners to the doctoral level. ... [according to site editor's information]