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An important outcome of the 1972 UN Summit on Environment in Stockholm, Sweden, was the agreement between Kenya and Sweden to cooperate on soil conservation. As a result, the Kenya National Soil and Water Conservation Programme started in 1974 under the Ministry of Agriculture, with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency(Sida). In 1982, Sida established the Regional Soil Conservation Unit (RSCU) to disseminate soil and water conservation experiences in Kenya to other Countries in the region.

The German Development Institute, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, (DIE) is one of the leading think tanks for development policy worldwide.

The Institute is based in the UN-City of Bonn. DIE builds bridges between theory and practice and works within international research networks. The key to DIE’s success is its institutional independence, which is guaranteed by the Institute’s founding statute.

The Commision Nationale des Terres et Autres Biens was established recently by the Government of Burundi to address widespread conflicts relating to land and other properties that have arisen following Burundi’s independence 45 years ago. 

 

For most Burundians, land is both history and livelihood. In a densely populated country where almost nine out of 10 citizens are subsistence farmers, land ownership is a desperate need and a flashpoint for conflict exacerbated by ethnic cleavages and waves of migration and return. 

End Poverty is a civil society organization registered in 2009 with a purpose to contribute towards poverty reduction in India. EP has been working in the states of Rajasthan, Haryana, Karnataka and Delhi. EP’s main target segment are poor landless agricultural farmers, small and marginal farmers, traditional artisans, poor and needy women, uneducated girl child, unemployed youth, etc. Capacity building and training are the most important elements among others to support the diverse groups striving for change and a better life.

The Forestry Commission of Ghana is responsible for the regulation of utilization of forest and wildlife resources, the conservation and management of those resources and the coordination of policies related to them.

The Commission embodies the various public bodies and agencies that were individually implementing the functions of protection, management, the regulation of forest and wildlife resources. These agencies currently form the divisions of the Commission:

The Centro de Formação Jurídica e Judiciária (Centre for Legal and Judicial Training, CFJJ) is an organism under subordination of the Ministry of Justice.

It was created in the year of 1997 (Decreto n.º34/97 de 21 de Outubro), started working in 2000 and it was inaugurated by the Former President of the Republic of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano in 2001.

It is an organization that has the mission to train professionals of the sector of justice and work on the legal education of the citizens.

Cordillera Indigenous Peoples Legal Center is a legal center advocating and working for assertion and defense of indigenous peoples’ rights. It was established in 1994 by a group of Igorot lawyers, anthropologists and activists interested in advancing indigenous peoples’ rights. Cordillera Indigenous Peoples Legal Center offers support on legal and policy research, public advocacy, capacity building, legal aid and solidarity campaigns. 

The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor facility established by eight development partners under an agreement with the GoU: Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the European Union. As development partners, the DGF shares a vision with the government and the people of Uganda of maintaining a corrupt-free Uganda. Therefore, DGF is committed to contributing to the fight against corruption by supporting CSOs and several state institutions whose mandate is to fight corruption.

Our purpose is to provide insight and ideas to drive more effective use of resources in international development. We monitor and evaluate what works, where and why.

We provide independent, professional advice to organisations looking to scrutinise their aid programmes. Our work provides accountability to the ultimate funders of the programmes, whether they are taxpayers or philanthropists, as well as learning for the broader international community to improve the way that development is done.

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