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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Coca-Cola partners with WWF to promote sustainable agriculture

Coca-Cola’s partnership with WWF promotes sustainable agriculture in Coca-Cola’s supply chain, focusing on the production of sugar cane, and more recently oranges and corn. They have initiated a number of pilot projects to improve production and farm practices.

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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...

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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...

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...

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...

International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID)

The International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID) is a network comprising Indonesian NGOs, together with member countries of the Consultative Group for Indonesia (CGI). INFID's remit is to facilitate communication between NGOs to promote alleviation of structural poverty, and improve...

Link Community Development

Link Community Development works to improve opportunities of the disadvantaged through education and training. Link aims to improve the schools and the quality of education, to build the capacity of district departments of education, and to support government education policy using lessons learned...

Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan

The Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan focuses on creating conditions to ensure development of an open society through reform of public institutions and attitudes toward certain social issues. Priority areas included local governance and public administration, civil society, media freedom, legal aid for...

World Vision - Peru

World Vision - Peru, part of World Vision International, concentrates its efforts on working with children, the provision of humanitarian relief and promotion of justice for the poor. Core programmes include health and nutrition, pre-school and primary education, advocacy for child protection and...

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - Malawi

USAID is an independent agency that supports long-term economic and social development through policy dialogue, conflict prevention, technology transfer in sectors such as health, agriculture, education and housing, and promotion of trade and investment. U.S. assistance is channelled through...

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - Indonesian

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent agency of the U.S. government that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States. USAID Indonesia assistance programs focus on five main...