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International Development Enterprise partner with Government to provide low cost irrigation technologies in Nepal

International Development Enterprise (IDE) is a development organization that operates in 11 countries worldwide with the aim of creating income opportunities for poor rural households in developing countries. IDE Nepal was established in 1992 with the aim of developing low-cost irrigation...

SEKEM: A Holistic Egyptian Initiative

After living in Austria for 21 years, Ibrahim Abouleish returned home to Egypt to do something about the difficulties he observed during visits. In 1977, he founded the Sekem initiative to promote social and environmental development through economic and cultural activities.

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in an Era of Global Uncertainty

This Report outlines the status of achievement of MDGs in the Asia-Pacific region and identifies some of the key challenges. It was published in 2010 by The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in conjunction with the ADB and UNDP.

Sustainability and Equity - A better future for all

The 2011 Human Development Report argues that the urgent global challenges of sustainability and equity must be addressed together – and identifies policies on the national and global level that could spur mutually reinforcing progress towards these interlinked goals.

Assessing Progress in Africa towards the Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

This is the latest edition of the widely read UNDP reports analyzing the progress (or lack thereof) on the African continent towards achieving the MDGs.

Beyond the Midpoint: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

This paper is UNDP’s forward-looking review of the factors that shape MDG progress, along with the constraints and bottlenecks that have hampered MDG achievement in many countries. The findings build on MDG assessments in 30 countries that were undertaken for this review.

Global Hand Principles

Global Hand, and its parent NGO, Crossroads Foundation, aims to ensure that aid given is good aid. You can find a range of standards, specific to sectors of the disaster and development spectrum, in our Standards, Guidelines and Toolkits section. A high level summary of Global Hand's standards...

Doing Business with the World: The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development

Doing Business with the World, a publication of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), describes how companies can contribute to global sustainable development through their core businesses in a way that is profitable for the companies and good for development.

Royal Climate Care

Royal Climate Care is an Indian company that provides services relating to energy, the environment, climate change, carbon markets and sustainable development.

Development Action for Marginalised Rural Areas (DAMRA)

Development Action for Marginalised Rural Areas (DAMRA) is an NGO operating in some of the most marginalized areas in Malawi, currently focusing on Rumphi and adjacent districts of northern Malawi. DAMRA aims to assist in working towards hunger free and healthy communities by helping people to...

Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF

The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF was founded in 1986. As one of the 36 national committees for UNICEF, we organize fundraising and advocacy activities to provide financial support for UNICEF’s programmes across over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive. We aim to...

SIL International

SIL International studies, documents, and assists in developing the world’s lesser-known languages in partnership with host governments, nongovernmental agencies, indigenous organizations, and academic institutions worldwide as well as with churches and local communities.SIL integrates language and...

Opportunity International Australia

Opportunity International Australia provides small loans to families in developing countries to help them start a business, earn an income and leave poverty behind. By helping a mother buy a sewing machine to start a tailoring business or a father buy seeds to plant a vegetable garden, small loans...

PREED India

PREED is the acronym for people’s organization for Rural Health, Education and Economic Development. It aims to achieve sustained development in India through the participation of rural and tribal communities in the empowerment of women, promotion of reproductive health, gender equity, social...

Indian Society for Social Action (ISSA)

Indian Society for Social Action (ISSA) aims at sustainable development of people living in rural areas and to making them self-reliant. ISSA strives to improve the standards of living of the rural poor and make their lives more meaningful. ISSA is working in the field of rural development with...

The African Physical Handicapped Initiative Development

The African Physical Handicapped Initiative Development works to enable handicapped people to take part in the normal life of the community, to answer their basic needs in order to let them live a dignified life and to reduce their dependency through the implementation of income generating...

Center for Human Development CHD)

Center for Human Development (CHD) was formed in 2004 with an objective to mobilize young people to facilitate their participation at development work of society. CHD is youth lead non-profit social organization. To direct it activities by ordinary people without any kind of discriminations it...

Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia (CSR Asia)

Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia (CSR Asia) is the leading provider of information, training, research and consultancy services on sustainable business practices in Asia. CSR Asia builds capacity and promotes awareness of corporate social responsibility in order to advance sustainable...

Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) - Europe-Africa

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International is an independent humanitarian agency established in 1984 for the specific purposes of individual and community development and disaster relief. ADRA helps people in need, especially those most vulnerable, such as women, children, and...

Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) - Indonesia

The overall aim of Australia's aid (AusAID) programme is to advance Australia's national interest by helping developing countries reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development. AusAid provides policy advice and support to the Minister and Parliamentary Secretary on development policy, and...