RAEIN-Africa is a Southern African network organisation that promotes participatory development of appropriate science and technology and S&T policies for sustainable management of the environment and agricultural production systems. It does so by facilitating creation of partnerships between government, civil society, and end user groups, supporting need driven development oriented research and all inclusive policy development processes. RAEIN-Africa creates a conducive and enabling platform to allow nurturing of systems of innovation in the development of technologies and policies that endeavour to reduce poverty of the marginalized communities, taking cognizance of the fact that these communities’ livelihoods mostly depend on harnessing natural resources. ... [according to site editor's information]
MAEF works to identify, support and scale-up rural enterprises that contribute to a functioning market that smallholders can engage with, thereby lifting themselves out of poverty. MAEF builds upon the successes of and lessons learned from its predecessor, the Maendeleo Agricultural Technology Fund (MATF), which provided small-scale farmers in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with better access to improved agricultural technologies. ... [according to site editor's information]
Poverty Alleviation Information and Knowledge System (PAIKS) is a project funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) for the principal focus of gathering, processing, storing, disseminating and sharing poverty related information among participating institutions and others. The overall project objective is to disseminate poverty related information for human capacity development in the poverty reduction strategy of AICAD. ... [according to site editor's information]
As a collaborative venture between the IMF, the recipient countries, and bilateral and multilateral donors AFRITAC has the mission to help build local capacities for sound economic and financial management within the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework. The goal is to strengthen the capacity of East African member countries to formulate and implement their own growth-oriented, poverty-reducing policies, including through the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) and Millennium Development Goals processes. Reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
REPOA was formed in 1994 in Tanzania with the mandate to contribute to the alleviation of poverty in its multiple dimensions through research and capacity building. Over time, REPOA’s mandate has expanded beyond alleviating poverty to encompass growth and socio-economic transformation for poverty reduction. [according to site editor's information]
NURRU, a registered NGO, brings together researchers and research users to tackle some of Uganda's daunting socio-economic problems, through research and research output utilization. NURRU conducts research for socio-economic development aimed at poverty eradication in the country. [according to site editor's information]
The site provides key information about the Tanzania's national development strategy known as MKUKUTA. MKUKUTA is a Kiswahili acronym for the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty. This strategy is the development framework for the current five year phase (2005-2010).
A number of poverty related documents is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The overall development objective for SIDO is to contribute to poverty eradication and enterprise development thereby contributing to economic development through provision of demand driven services that will create employment and generate income to the service user. It does so by creating an indigenous entrepreneurial base through the promotion and support to the development of small and medium enterprises (SME) by providing them with business development services and specific financial services on demand. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
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]
ActionAid Tanzania is an Associate of the international anti-poverty agency ActionAid International. ActionAid Tanzania works in collaboration with the poor and other civil society actors in achieving a strong local anti-poverty movement. The work is focussed in five regions: Zanzibar, Lindi, Mtwara, Kigoma and Pwani. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]