The International Development Association (IDA) is the part of the World Bank that helps the world's poorest countries. Established in 1960, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing interest-free credits and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities and improve people's living conditions. ... [according to site editors' information]
CTA is an institution of the ACP Group of States and the EU, in the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is financed by the EU. CTA has the task of improving the flow of information among stakeholders in agricultural and rural development in countries. The work focuses on three key areas:
* providing information products and services (e.g., publications, question-and-answer services and database services)
* promoting the integrated use of communication channels, old and new, to improve the flow of information (e.g., e-communities, web portals, seminars, and study visits)
* building ACP capacity in information and communication management (ICM), mainly through training and partnerships with ACP bodies ... [according to site editor's information]
AARDO is an autonomous inter-governmental organisation comprising thirty members from Africa and Asia. Its objectives are inter alia
- to explore collectively opportunities for coordination of efforts to promote welfare of the rural masses,
- to help the member countries in obtaining financial and technical assistance for rural development programmes,
- to assist in the development of organisation of farmers,
- to organise international and regional meetings,
- to initiate studies on subjects of common interest.
Regional offices are in Seoul (South Korea), Amman (Jordan), Cairo (Egypt), Lusaka (Zambia) and Accra (Ghana).
Some publications are accessible online. ... [according to site editor's information and Redaktion ilissAfrica]
IFADAfrica (an International Fund for Agricultural Development programme - Western and Central Africa Division, IFAD WCA) is a network devoted to the rural development and the fight against poverty. It has been assigned as an objective the facilitation of information processing, exchange and dissemination among the projects community and their partners as well. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Reality of Aid project is an international NGO initiative focusing exclusively on analysis and lobbying for poverty eradication policies and practices in the international aid regime. It brings together more than 40 civil society networks working in the field of international cooperation in the 21 donor countries, in Asia, the Americas, Africa and Europe. The Reality of Aid project aims to contribute to more effective international aid and development cooperation strategies to eliminate poverty, based on principles of North/South solidarity and equity. ... [according to site editor's information]
Africare is a private US organization assissting Africa in partnership with African communities. Africare's programs address needs in three principal areas:
* Health and HIV/AIDS
* Food security and agriculture
* Water resource development
Africare supports also programs in Emergency response, Environmental management, Literacy and vocational training, Microenterprise development, Civil-society development and governance and women’s empowerment .
It works in some 25 sub-Saharan countries. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of PPD, an Intergovernmental Alliance of 25 developing countries, is to assist each other and other developing countries to address successfully the sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning and HIV/AIDS, population and development challenges through South-South collaboration by raising a common voice and sharing sustainable, effective, efficient, accessible and acceptable solutions considering the diverse economic, social, political, religious and cultural characteristics of the countries. Participating countries are Bangladesh, Benin, China, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
Some publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The website of the United Nations in Kenya informs about the mission in the country ("support the Government in its efforts to create and sustain an enabling environment for the promotion of human rights, good governance and the improvement of the quality of life"), the Resident Coordinator System, Inter-Agency Collaboration, the Millenium Development Goals, Simplification, Harmonization and Alignment. The site links to other UN Funds, Programmes and Agencies. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The website of the Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria offers an abundance of material about the EU's relations with Nigeria (including country strategy, ECOWAS, trade and partnership agreements, development projects, support programs). [editors ilissAfrica]
The European Union’s mandate to ECHO is to provide emergency assistance and relief to the victims of natural disasters or armed conflict outside the European Union. The aid is intended to go directly to those in distress, irrespective of race, religion or political convictions. ECHO’s task is to ensure goods and services get to crisis zones fast. Goods may include essential supplies, specific foodstuffs, medical equipment, medicines and fuel. Services may include medical teams, water purification teams and logistical support. Goods and services reach disaster areas via ECHO partners.Since 1992, ECHO has funded humanitarian aid in crisis zones of more than 85 countries via its partners. Its grants cover emergency aid, food aid and aid to refugees and displaced persons worth a total of more than €700 million per year. ... [according to site editor's information]