Founded in 1996, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) is an independent non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland.
By empowering stakeholders in trade policy through information, networking, dialogue, well-targeted research and capacity building, the Centre aims to influence the international trade system such that it advances the goal of sustainable development. ... [according to site editor's information]
PAID-WA is one of four regional institutes of the International Association of Pan African Institute for Development (PAID). PAID-WA is a non-profit organisation dealing with capacity building of persons working in the field of development cooperation. It runs training courses in a wide range of development topics, including community management of rural water supplies. It also offers field research and consultancy services. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
L'IPD/AOS est un de quatre instituts régional de l'Institut Panafricain pour le Développement (IPD) qui s'occupe du renforcement des compétences du personnel de développement en Afrique. L'IPD/AOS recouvre le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, le Cap Vert, la Côte d'Ivoire, la Guinée, la Guinée Bissau, le Mali, la Mauritanie, le Niger, le Sénégal, le Tchad et le Togo. Les activités de l'organisation non-gouvernementale sont axées sur
* la formation des agents du développement en particulier ceux du développement rural,
* l'appui/le conseil aux organisations à la base, aux associations et aux ONG,
* la recherche/l´action au profit des structures de développement. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site; rédaction ilissAfrica]
The objective of POSDEV is building an alliance of African NGOs committed to the empowerment of local grassroots movements as the driving force for attaining self-reliant sustainable development and social justice in Africa. It has members in the following countries: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Sao Tome & Principe, South Africa, Zimbabwe. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Operational in Niamey since 1992 ACMAD is composed of 53 Member States. ACMAD’s mission is the provision of weather and climate information and for the promotion of sustainable development of Africa (notably within the context of national strategies for poverty eradication), in the fields of agriculture, water resources, health, public safety and renewable energy. ACMAD carries out its mission through capacity-building for the National Meteorological Services (NMSs) of its Member States, in weather prediction, climate monitoring (extreme events…), transfer of technology (telecommunications, computing and rural communication) and in research. ... [according to site editor's information]
CIPCRE is a Christian NGO bound by Cameroonian law, with the task of helping populations, men and women, to take their own development in their hands, integrating in it the ecological issues in its broadest sense. The will is to contribute through two national offices in Benin and Cameroon, in the construction of an African society based on evangelical values; that is just, equal, human, healthy and green democratic society.
By investing in divers fields such as sustainable development, environmental education, justice and peace, gender and development, as well as communication and lobbying, CIPCRE reveals itself, at the same time, as a support organization for local development initiatives and a tool for Christian testimony, showing that the construction of a hopeful Africa is strongly rooted in a global evangelical vision. ... [according to site editor's information]
NEMC is an institution responsible for overseeing the integrity of Tanzanian's environment for sustainable development. It has a key role to play toward the achievement of the national goal of sustainable development set out in the National Development Vision 2025. NEMC is responsible for assessing and monitoring the quality of the Environment, as well as providing technical arbitration in the course of significant environmental impacts to the society and enforcing the environmental legislation.
Some documents are for download. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The objectives of JET are inter alia
* to collect information on environment and sustainable development and disseminate it through JET publications and other media.
* to provide forums for people to learn and exchange idea on environment and sustainable development.
* to disseminate environmental education and stimulate public debate on sustainable management of natural resources. ... [according to site editor's information]
BIOTA AFRICA has been jointly invented by African and German researchers aiming at the establishment of research supporting sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in Africa. Due to pragmatic reasons the large project is logistically subdivided into four Regional Networks: BIOTA West Africa, BIOTA East Africa, BIOTA Southern Africa and BIOTA Morocco ("Research Networks"). Participating institutions of each country elect representatives for a national BIOTA steering committee which controls the daily business and enables national strategic discussions and decisions. ... [according to site editor's information]
Intervenir pour le Développement Ecologique et l'Environement en Casamance (IDEE Casamance) réalise (avec des partenaires internationales) des projets de développement en Casamance. La stratégie générale est de recueillir les demandes des populations, de les analyser et de les accompagner dans la conception et/ou l’exécution de toute action visant la conservation et la gestion durable des zones humides en Casamance. Des actions promouvant le développement socio-économique et culturel des populations locales habitant dans la mangrove sont prises en compte. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site ; rédaction ilissAfrica]