Founded in 1962, the CIHEAM is a Mediterranean intergovernmental organisation devoted to sustainable agriculture and fisheries, food and nutrition security and rural and coastal development. It is composed of 13 member States (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey) and operates through its 4 Institutes based in Bari (Italy), Chania (Greece), Montpellier (france) and Zaragoza (Spain) and a General Secretariat based in Paris.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – and based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Globalization and climate change have an increasing influence on the stability of fragile mountain ecosystems and the livelihoods of mountain people.
The Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) was established in 1970, upon the desire of the Arab countries. Realizing the vital role of agriculture within the region's economy, the Arab countries recognized the need for coordination between their different policies in agriculture, natural and human resources as well as economic development, in order to achieve the ultimate goal of a fully integrated Arab economies. AOAD started operating in 1972. Due to the abundance of Sudan's natural resources, in particular in agriculture, Khartoum was selected to host the organization's
Realising the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires the mobilisation and effective use of all types of development resources. The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation provides a unique platform to advance the effectiveness of development efforts by all actors, to deliver results that are long-lasting and contribute to the achievement of the SDGs. It supports and ensures accountability for the implementation of shared principles and differentiated commitments at the political level.
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The Institute of Cooperative Law and Social Economy is a University Institute of the UPV/EHU (University of the Basque Country) formed of researchers who work in different disciplines. Its main objective is to expand the knowledge and promote the dissemination of social economy organisations and the cooperative movement in the Basque Country. GEZKI’s activity is focused on four main areas: research, training, dissemination and intercooperation.
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We are motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice, and embody Catholic social and moral teaching as we act to:
PROMOTE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies; and,
Our responsibilities include managing land titles, geodetic and cadastral survey systems, topographic information, hydrographic information, managing Crown property and supporting government decision making around foreign ownership. LINZ’s purpose is to maintain and build confidence in property rights in land, geographic and hydrographic information, and encourage land information markets to develop and mature.
AERDRI was established since 1977. The Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Research Institute conducts applied research in the fields of agricultural extension, rural community development, and rural home economics. The overall objective is to communicate the results of such studies to policy-makers and to assist them in providing better extension service that contributes to Egypt’s sustainable agricultural development.
The Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (ISSLUP) came into existence on September 20, 1986 in Nagpur under Societies registration act XXI of 1860 (Registration no. Maharashtra 301/87, Nagpur) with 143 founder members. Late S.V. Govindrajan, former Chief Soil Survey Officer of the then All India Soil & Land Use Survey, New Delhi was elected as founder President and Dr. S.B. Deshpande as its first Secretary. At present, the Society has 498 life members, 25 annual, 39 institutional and 5 student members.