The extensive holdings of the British Library for Development Studies have been built up since 1966 and constitute Europe's most comprehensive research collection on development issues. Subjects include economics, education, environment, gender, health, politics, rural development, social development, and trade. ... [According to the site editor's information]
EURODAD is a network of 58 NGOs from 19 European countries working on issues related to debt, development finance and poverty reduction. The Eurodad network offers a platform for exploring issues, collecting intelligence and ideas, and undertaking collective advocacy. [according to site editor's information]
"The Academy is an interdisciplinary research institute dealing with social, political and economic issues in a comparative framework. The Academy conducts research on strategies of planning and socio-economic development, international relations, national movements and cultural relations. It investigates and documents case studies of economic, social, cultural and political changes and studies institutional structures set up for planning and development." Africa is not a focus, but some research is done (e.g. on the relationships between India, China and Africa), especially by Prof. Jamal M. Moosa who was the vice president of the African Studies Association of India in 2007-2008. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
ODI is Britain's independent think-tank on international development and humanitarian issues. The mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries. The ODI does this by locking together high-quality applied research, practical policy advice, and policy-focused dissemination and debate. ... [according to site editor's information]
CMI is an independent development research institute in Bergen, Norway. They generate and communicate research-based knowledge relevant for fighting poverty, advancing human rights, reducing conflict and promoting sustainable social development. CMI’s research focuses on local and global challenges and opportunities facing low- and middle-income countries and their citizens. The geographic orientation is towards Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. ... [according to site editor's information]
Oxfam International is a confederation of 14 organizations working together with over 3,000 partners in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. With many of the causes of poverty global in nature, the 14 affiliate members of Oxfam International believe they can achieve greater impact through their collective efforts. ... [according to site editor's information]
Partnership with Africa Foundation e.V.is a non-profit organisation dedicated to devising new concepts for a new type of partnership between Germany and Africa. [according to site editor's information]
The Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC) is the largest online resource for USAID funded, international development documentation.
You are able to download USAID documents from our DEC database that contains records for over 168,600 USAID technical and program documents with over 155,500 available for electronic download. The DEC offers four major online services:
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CEsA is specifically oriented towards the study of economic and social development in the so-called "developing countries" of Africa (particularly Sub-Saharan Africa and, there, the Portuguese speaking countries), Asia (namely Asia-Pacific and South Asia) and Latin America. You will find many online full text documents. [editors ilissAfrica]
"The Institute of Regional and Global Studies is a unit of the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies of the University of Warsaw. Nowadays the ISRiG is a unique scientific and scholarly centre in Poland dealing with the issues of developing countries. It is distinguished by the interdisciplinarity of its research. The Institute gathers geographers, economists, ethnologists, historians, sociologists and scholars in political science and international relations." ... [according to site editor’s information]