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Eldis is a development information gateway hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, UK. Funded by Sida, Norad, SDC and DFID, Eldis supports information exchange through online text documents, resource guides, newsletters and a country-by-country information...
Nfp Resourcing provides personnel recruitment and consulting services for not-for-profit organisations.
Justgiving is the UK'S leading provider of online fundraising solutions to UK charities via a fundraising website. Justgiving began in 2001 and later formed a sister charity in Boston, USA. Just giving is a team of technical wizards who build the site and make improvements to the website.
Internet Directory of NGOs in the Lao PDR displays information about current projects, upcoming events, directory news and announcements, and training courses and workshops within the Lao PDR.
GLIDE Codes for Disaster Identification provides a means by which data regarding natural and human disasters is collected and monitored by the Emergency and Disaster Information Services of the National Association of Radio-Distress Signalling and Infocommunications of Budapest, Hungary. GLIDE...
United Nations Cartographic Section, a unit within the United Nation's Deartment of Field Services, provides general, thematic, and UN Mission maps in PDF format by region, country or mission.
World Fact Book, published online annually by the US government, provides a wide range geographic information including full-color maps and flags of all nations and geographical entities. Country profiles track such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political,...
"Between 2003-2005, 315-680 million computers are expected to become obsolete in the U.S. Over 90% of discarded computers are stockpiled, sent to landfills or incinerators, or exported as hazardous waste. The vast majority (80%) are destined for landfills. About 50% of computers that are recycled...
"Two million working Pentium PCs end up in landfill sites in the UK every year."
Every year in the UK over 3 million fully functioning computers are thrown out and most of them end up in landfill sites, and it is estimated that over 50 million are dumped throughout the world. But even today there are still 40% of UK households that do not have a computer, which means that...