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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty.

International Fund for Agricultural Development

IFAD

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, was established as an international financial institution in 1977 as one of the major outcomes of the 1974 World Food Conference. The Conference was organized in response to the food crises of the early 1970s that primarily affected the Sahelian countries of Africa. The conference resolved that "an International Fund for Agricultural Development should be established immediately to finance agricultural development projects primarily for food production in the developing countries".

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

Norad

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) is a directorate under the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).


Norad's strategy towards 2010 states that Norad:


  • aims to be the centre of expertise for evaluation, quality assurance and dissemination of the results of Norwegian development cooperation, jointly with partners in Norway, developing countries and the international community

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ

As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, we are dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. We have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse expertise of our federal enterprise is in demand around the globe – from the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector, and governments of other countries.

World Bank Group

WB
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.

IPPG Programme

The IPPG Programme is the shorthand name for the inter-disciplinary Research Programme Consortium on Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth. The DFID-funded IPPG supports innovative scholarly research, and seeks to influence development policy and practice that contributes to the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). IPPG supports innovative scholarly research, and seeks to influence development policy and practice that contributes to achievement of the MDGs. Our inspiration comes from:

Agros International

We partner with rural families in Central America and Mexico who are living in poverty. Our goal is to help families develop the skills to work themselves out of generational poverty.  Agros International—over a seven to ten year timeline—comes alongside families to ensure their basic food security and nutrition, and help them launch successful agro-businesses so that they can sustainably generate income above the poverty line.


Centre for Social Research, University of Malawi

CSR

Our mandate


At the core of our mandate is ‘to promote and undertake applied social science research including conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes so as to generate information on priority problems of the country and the region’


"Centre for Social Research (CSR) is an organ of the University of Malawi that conducts and promotes excellence in academic and applied social science research in partnership with the public and private sectors so as to inform policy and offer training for capacity building".

Cambodia Development Resource Institute

CDRI

1. Our vision

Inclusive and sustainable development through independent policy research and developing capacity.

2. Our vision For Cambodia
Vision of CDRI, Cambodia Development Resource Institute, is for a peaceful, prosperous and more equitable Cambodia.

3. Our mission

To contribute to Cambodia’s sustainable development and the well-being of its people through the generation of high quality policy research, knowledge dissemination and capacity development.

 

4. Our core values: MERIT

Mo Ibrahim Foundation

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership in Africa.

It is our belief that governance and leadership lie at the heart of any tangible and shared improvement in the quality of life of African citizens.

Leadership is about making choices, defining priorities, and taking risks.

Governance is about properly documenting and effectively implementing these choices.

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