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]
L’Agence d’études et de promotion de l’emploi (AGEPE) en Côte d'Ivoire assure les missions d’observatoire de l’emploi, des métiers, de la formation et de promotion de l’emploi. [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Center for Global Development is dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy-oriented research and active engagement on development issues with the policy community and the public. A principal focus of the Center's work is the policies of the United States and other industrial countries that affect development prospects in poor countries. The Center's research assesses the impact on poor people of globalization and of the policies of industrialized countries, developing countries and multilateral institutions.
The site provides access to CGD's publications (working papers, briefs, reports, MCA Monitor Analysis, some datasets...). ... [According to the site editor's information]
The HSRC is South Africa's statutory research agency. It conducts research that generates critical and independent knowledge relative to all aspects of human and social development. It supports development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa. The HSRC aligns its research activities and structures to South Africa's national development priorities: notably poverty reduction through economic development, skills enhancement, job creation, the elimination of discrimination and inequalities, and effective service delivery. ... [according to site editor's information]
This is the Homepage of Mywage.org. Mywage is an internet based labour market research tool. It's part of the InternationalWageIndicator.org concept. Mywage and Meusalario for Angola and Mozambique, feature an online survey, a salarychecker and plenty of practical, labour market related content. Decisions for Life is a new WageIndicator project for women in 14 countries. The project aims to raise awareness amongst young female workers about their employment opportunities, career possibilities, family building and the work-family balance. Mywage strives to get salary checkers in whole Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Working in partnership with the financial services industry the goal of the Trust is to significantly expand access to services among lower income households and smaller scale enterprises. FSD’s primary focus is developing the capacity of the financial services industry, working directly with a diverse range of financial institutions (at the micro level), business service providers and support institutions (at the meso level). ... [according to site editor's information]
The overall aim of the Trust is to provide greater access for more people to engage with the financial system throughout Tanzania. This objective ties in closely with Mkukuta and the Government's Second Generation Financial Sector Reform Programme. The Trust thus contributes to delivering many of the Government's poverty reduction strategies.
The FSDT has been established by donors: Canada, the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark, in close collaboration with the Bank of Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania. ... [according to site editor's information]
SANPAD is a collaborative research programme financed by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 1997 SANPAD has facilitated and financed research projects, search capacity building and research support. In Phase 3 (2008-2013) SANPAD will fund research and development projects under the following themes:
1. New approaches to Economic Development
2. Social and Human Development
3. Natural Resources and their Governance
4. Politics, Governance, State and Society
5. Identities, Cultures and Societies
6. Science and Technology for Social development
In Phase III the promotion and enhancement of research at the national and international level, research capacity building initiatives and training of human resources for research endeavours within and outside of the academic sector will be prioritised. Poverty reduction will continue to occupy a central focus of the SANPAD programme in Phase III. ... [according to site editor's information]
This is an archived website.
The Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) was an international partnership of universities, research institutes and NGOs, which completed its ten-year programme in 2011. Its research has deepened understanding of the causes of chronic poverty, and provided analysis and policy guidance on the reduction of chronic poverty. The CPRC was funded by the UK Department for International Development. ... [according to site editor's information]
Wahenga is a Swahili word that means "those who can be relied on to give sound advice".Wahenga is a non-profit organisation based in Africa, which focuses on strengthening livelihoods by fighting hunger, poverty and mitigating the impacts of climate change. Wahenga provides a range of technical and management services to governments, donors, development agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), civil society more generally, political parties and the private sector.The thematic areas of expertise include: vulnerability assessment and analysis, information management, mapping and data management, livelihoods monitoring and evaluation, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change and resilience building, food and nutrition security, social protection, HIV/AIDS and Gender. ... [according to site editor's information]