Finance Website - The Alternative Finance
website hosts over 250 articles on microfinance in English and Spanish.
Researchers and practitioners can access material which helps to promote
alternative sustainable finance services around the world.
- A website whose mission is to plant positive seeds of change, provide
new perspectives and encourage Africans to embrace sustainable development.
Alertnet - Alertnet is
an online news and information service for the disater relief community.
Alertnet is run and funded by Reuters.
Centre for Alternative Technology - The main UK-focused
organization working on alternative technology issues. A great place
to visit in person, as well as on the web.
Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations publishes
many books which will be useful to people working in development.
- Institute for Public-Private Partnerships
An international training and consulting firm that focuses on fostering
public-private partnership opportunities in the environmental (water/sanitation
and solid waste), energy, transportation, technology, and social sectors.
Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex
The IDS Online Bookshop has many titles on development research.
Development Research Centre, Ottawa - IDRC is one of the world's
leading development research institutions. Intermediate Technology Publications
is the European agent for IDRC Books.
Peru - ITDG's Peru Office has a well-developed web site with many
features. Information is available in both English and Spanish.
Development Bank (IADB)
Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Instituut voor de Tropen - Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam -
The Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam is the major Dutch ethnographical
institution. As well as an excellent museum, it has a major publishing
programme including titles on culture and anthropology, health and rural
development, gender issues, and on agriculture and rural development.
for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Development Institute (ODI)
for Disaster Relief - Relieves suffering in disasters by selecting,
training and providing competent and effective relief personnel to humanitarian
aid agencies worldwide.
- A selection of top websites on Economic Development compiled by the
Shell Foundation Sustainable Energy Programme - The Sustainable
Energy Programme is the major grant-making programme of the Shell Foundation.
The two goals of the SEP are to help society's efforts to find solutions
to the environmental impacts of growing energy use, and to help overcome
poverty in developing countries by increasing access to more sustainable
Centre for Development Cooperation in Technology and Management (SKAT)
- SKAT, in St. Gallen, Switzerland, has programmes in a number of technical
areas which complement the work of ITDG, including building technology,
waste management and micro-hydro power.
TALC - Teaching-aids At Low Cost - TALC specializes in
providing low-cost books and other materials for use by health workers
worldwide. Subjects covered include Medicine, Community Health, Women's
Health, Child Health, AIDS and Disability issues.
Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC) - TIFAC
is a registered scoiety under the aegis of Department of Science &
Technology, Govt. of India. TIFAC brings out regular specialised Technology
Forecasting (TF), Technology Assessment (TA) & Techno-Market Survey
(TMS) reports in various fields of seo service technologies, apart from various
other technology development programmes including "Technology Vision
for India upto 2020" - a series of Technology Forecasting Documents.
World Information Project - a downloadable catalog index of books,
e-books and articles on 3rd world agricultural and non-agricultural
development, from ITDG, VITA, CTA, and SKAT.
Department for International Development (DFID)
Nations Development Program (UNDP)
Agency for International Development (USAID)