The HBF is close to the german political party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. The website of the East and Horn of Africa office informs on the work of the foundation in the area and three programmes: gender equity, ecology and sustainable development, and the promotion of peace and dialogue.
Some publications are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]
Biosafe Train is a capacity building project on biosafety and ecological impact assessment of transgenic plants in East Africa funded by the programme on Enhancement of Research Capacity (ENRECA), Danida. The long-term vision of the project is to build up capacity to cope with the challenges of introducing genetically modified crops in East Africa by developing a platform for capacity building on biosafety impact assessment of transgenic plants.
The project is a collaboration with scientists from University of Nairobi and Kenya Agricultural Research Institute in Kenya, Makerere University in Uganda, University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, University of Aarhus and University of Copenhagen, Denmark. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
SOS Sahel is a UK based NGO with the mission to seek long-term, sustainable solutions to poverty experienced by millions of people across the drylands of the Sahel region of Africa. It works in West Africa (Mali, Niger) and East Africa (Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya) looking for innovative ways in which dryland people can challenge their marginalisation and discrimination. ... [editors ilissAfrica; according to site editor's information]