Who is involved?
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation. In Germany, 16 regional offices offer a wide variety of civic education conferences and events. Our offices abroad are in charge of over 200 projects in more than 120 countries. The foundation’s headquarters are situated in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, and also in Berlin. There, an additional conference center, named “The Academy”, was opened in 1998.
To promote participatory democracy through non-partisan, neutral and impartial Community Civic Education to contribute towards making Fiji a Peaceful, Stable, Participatory and Democratic nation.
Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF)'s mission is to empower women by promoting their rights, increasing their participation and influence at the community, national, and international levels through initiating, promoting, and strengthening strategies which link law and development.
Contribuer à la construction d’une citoyenneté responsable aux niveaux national et local à travers : (i) le renforcement du sens du service public et de l’intérêt général, (ii) le renforcement de l’obligation de rendre compte des gouvernants et des acteurs publics vis-à-vis des citoyens, (iii) le renforcement de l’esprit civique des citoyens et du contrôle citoyen de l’action publique, (iv) la promotion de la bonne gouvernance démocratique, (v) la consolidation de la paix et de la stabilité.
The WAD (Women's Action for Development) project focused on improving the socio-economic situation of vulnerable, rural women in the Kunene, Kavango and Oshikoto regions of Namibia. The objective of the project was to contribute towards poverty alleviation and to empower young, marginalised Namibian women. This was achieved by enhancing the income generating capacities of 2819 San and Ovahimba women. Interventions included training on social issues and women’s rights, vocational skills training in a myriad of vocations varying from computer skills to welding.
Farmers Union of Malawi (FUM) is an umbrella body of farmers and farmer organizations in Malawi which was established in 2003 under the Trustees Incorporation with the aim of creating a conducive policy environment for farmers in Malawi. It is founded on three key operational areas namely; Institutional development, Policy and advocacy, and Agribusiness and market access.
Contribuer, au moyen de la recherche action, au développement durable de l’Afrique par :
L’éducation et la communication ;
Le renforcement d’un état de droit ;
Le panafricanisme ;
La formation de l’opinion publique dynamique pour les décisions d’utilité publique ;
L’appui aux activités d’auto-promotion et du bien-être social ;
Renforcer les capacités d’intervention des animateurs du CAO.
Self Help Development Foundation (SHDF), is a local NGO which works in the area of community development particularly in rural areas with a direct focus on building women’s capacities to become economically self-reliant. The organization was established in 1963 and has gone through continued re-focusing to remain relevant to its members and the operating environment.
The National Smallholder Farmers' Association of Malawi (NASFAM) is the largest smallholder owned membership organisation in Malawi. It is founded on the principles of collective action and is democratically governed by its members.
All NASFAM's operations are guided by its vision to be:
“the leading smallholder-owned business and development organisation in Malawi, producing economic and social benefits for members, their communities and the country”.
with the mission of NASFAM being:
Why do we need development policy?
Today, our lives are much more interconnected with those of people living on other continents than ever before. We have many advantages because of that. However, it also means that we have greater responsibility than previous generations, because the international community is facing challenges for which it needs to find global solutions. Radical changes need to be made – at global level and as soon as possible. Germany is taking on its responsibility for that.
The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is a network of 38 bilateral and multilateral donors, international financing institutions, intergovernmental organisations and development agencies.
Members share a common vision that agriculture and rural development is central to poverty reduction, and a conviction that sustainable and efficient development requires a coordinated global approach.
The safe and just access to resources and land for women is strengthened.