The Asia Forest Network is dedicated to supporting the role of communities in protection and sustainable use of Asia's forests. AFN is comprised of a coalition of planners, policy makers, government foresters, scientists, researchers, and NGOs. Since its founding in 1987, AFN has become affiliated with over thirty institutions and 700 individuals from Asia, Europe, United States, Africa, South America, and Canada.
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The Land Library includes resources from more than 1,900 national and international information providers. Learn more about the organizations and institutions using the Land Portal to share their open-access research, data and stories.
The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) is a regional organization founded in 1988 by indigenous peoples' movements. AIPP is committed to the cause of promoting and defending indigenous peoples' rights and human rights and articulating issues of relevance to indigenous peoples. At present, AIPP has 47 members from 14 countries in Asia with 14 National Formations, 15 Sub-national Formations and 18 Local Formations. Of this number, 6 are Indigenous Women's Organizations and 4 are Indigenous Youth Organizations.
APWLD developed from dialogues among Asia Pacific women lawyers, social scientists and activists, which began at the 1985 Third World Forum on Women, held in Nairobi, Kenya. The women participating in the dialogues recognised that while law is used as an instrument of state control over resources, rights and even women’s bodies, it can also be used to help effect political and socio-economic changes in our societies.
Asia Pacific Viewpoint publishes academic research in geography and allied disciplines on the economic and social development of the Asia Pacific. Particular attention is paid to the interplay between development and the environment and to the growing interconnections between countries in the region. Coverage includes:
The only academic journal of its kind produced in the United States, Asian Survey provides a comprehensive retrospective of contemporary international relations within South, Southeast, and East Asian nations. As the Asian community’s matrix of activities becomes increasingly complex, it is essential to have a sourcebook for sound analysis of current events, governmental policies, socio-economic development, and financial institutions. In Asian Survey you’ll find that sourcebook.
Asia Times is a Hong Kong-based English-language news website covering politics, economics, business and culture "from an Asian perspective". It is now known as "Asia Times" or "AT", and has dropped the "Online" part of its name. The website is a direct descendant of the Bangkok-based print newspaper that was launched in 1995 and closed in mid-1997.
Asia Times Online was created early in 1999 as a successor in "publication policy and editorial outlook" to the print newspaper Asia Times.
The Asian Development Bank was conceived in the early 1960s as a financial institution that would be Asian in character and foster economic growth and cooperation in one of the poorest regions in the world.
As a multilateral development finance institution, ADB provides:
- technical assistance
Our clients are our member governments, who are also our shareholders. In addition, we provide direct assistance to private enterprises of developing member countries through equity investments and loans.
Empowering small scale women and men farmers in Asia
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is an independent, non-governmental body, which seeks to promote greater awareness and realisation of human rights in the Asian region, and to mobilise Asian and international public opinion to obtain relief and redress for the victims of human rights violations. It was founded in 1986 by a prominent group of jurists and human rights activists in Asia and serves to promote civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights.
The Asian Indigenous Women’s Network wants to support, sustain and help consolidate the various efforts of indigenous women in Asia to critically understand the roots of their marginalized situation and to empower themselves by becoming aware of their rights as women and as indigenous peoples, and by developing their own organizations or structures for empowerment.
The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world.
The Asian Journal of Comparative Law (AsJCL) is the leading forum for research and discussion of the law and legal systems of Asia. It embraces work that is theoretical, empirical, socio-legal, doctrinal or comparative that relates to one or more Asian legal systems, as well as work that compares one or more Asian legal systems with non-Asian systems. The Journal seeks articles which display an intimate knowledge of Asian legal systems, and thus provide a window into the way they work in practice.
The Asian Network for Scientific Information (ANSInet) leadership currently serves 37 peer-reviewed journals in the fields of Science, Medicine and Technology. Our aims and objectives are to build, support and facilitate dissemination of up-to-date, original, and high quality academic disciplines among the scientific communities in Asia and the World.
Founded in 1979, ANGOC is a regional association of 20 national and regional networks of non-government organizations (NGO) in Asia actively engaged in food security, agrarian reform, sustainable agriculture, participatory governance and rural development.
AsiaDHRRA traces its earliest roots to the 1974 Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia Workshop (DHRRAW) held in Thailand. It is a regional partnership of eleven (11) social development networks and organizations in eleven (11) Asian nations that envisions Asian rural communities that are just, free, prosperous, living in peace and working in solidarity towards self-reliance. To achieve this, the network’s mission is to be an effective
The Asian Research Center for Migration (ARCM) functions within the Institute of Asian Studies (IAS), Chulalongkorn University. It is thus a proud element of Thailand’s premier institution of higher education, which occupies magnificent tree-shaded campus in the midst of Bangkok.
ARCM grew out of an earlier unit of the IAS, the Indochinese Refugee Information Center (IRIC), which had been established in 1987 to observe and study the movement of refugees from Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and other points of Southeast Asian origin in search of asylum in Thailand.
Asian Social Science (ASS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal focuses on the following topics: anthropology, sociology, politics, culture, history, philosophy, economics, education, management, arts, laws, linguistics and psychology. It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field.
The Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) is a recognized association of agricultural economists and other related professionals who focus research/development studies on Asia.
It aims to:
Asian Studies Review is a multidisciplinary journal of contemporary and modern Asia. The journal sets out to showcase high-quality scholarship on the modern histories, cultures, societies, languages, politics and religions of Asia through the publication of research articles, book reviews and review articles.
Asian Women is the official journal of the Research Institute of Asian
Women. The journal is published in March, June, September, and
December each year.
Asian Womenis supported by Sookmyung Women's University and the National Research Foundation of Korea Grant funded by the Korean Government (MOE).
El Espacio ACI se fundó en Honduras en 1994 con la finalidad de incidir en procesos de democratización en Honduras basados en el fortalecimiento de organizaciones gubernamentales y no gubernamentales, en la equidad y la justicia, que incluya a todas y todos en el desarrollo humano sostenible.
Los objetivos sociales de ACI son:
Propiciar espacios de análisis, reflexión y diálogo que permitan la coordinación interinstitucional, el intercambio de información, la investigación propositiva y la incidencia en políticas de desarrollo.
ASEPUMA son las siglas correspondientes a "ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE PROFESORES UNIVERSITARIOS DE MATEMÁTICAS PARA LA ECONOMÍA Y LA EMPRESA", autorizada por el Ministerio del Interior y a ella pertenecen en la actualidad más un centenar de profesores de universidades públicas y privadas de España.
La Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario (AIDA) es una asociación sin ánimo de lucro, abierta a todos los profesionales del sector técnico, social y económico agrario. La Asociación no persigue fines lucrativos ni políticos, sino de interés social y técnico en el campo agrario.
La Asociación Latinoamericana de Organizaciones de Promoción al Desarrollo A.C., ALOP, es una asociación deorganizaciones no gubernamentales de desarrollo (ONGD), provenientes de veinte países de América Latina y el Caribe. Creada en 1979, constituye uno de los esfuerzos más duraderos de integración regional entre ONGD de la región.
De la Asociación
a) Servir a los intereses científicos de la Sociología Rural y disciplinas afines promoviendo las investigaciones necesarias tendientes a alcanzar la comprensión y análisis de las problemáticas rurales latinoamericanas y acercarnos a la solución de las mismas.
Asociación Nacional de Agricultores Pequeños (ANAP). Creada el 17 de mayo de 1961, en el marco del su Primer Congreso, al amparo de las leyes revolucionarias y en su Reglamento general se define que por voluntad y decisión expresa del campesinado cubano, es la organización de masas de los cooperativistas, campesinos y sus familiares, cuyos intereses económicos y sociales se corresponden con el desarrollo armónico de la construcción del Socialismo; sus proyecciones están basadas y orientadas hacia el cumplimiento de la política agraria de la Revolución.
Por nuestra identidad,desarrollo y cultura.
La ASOCIACIÓN SERVICIOS EDUCATIVOS RURALES (SER) es una institución privada sin fines de lucro de alcance nacional, creada en 1980.
Está conformada por profesionales y especialistas que realizan acciones y propuestas dirigidas a promover el desarrollo y la ciudadanía.
Trabajamos en alianza con ciudadanos y ciudadanas, municipalidades, organizaciones sociales, organizaciones no gubernamentales y otras instituciones públicas y privadas del ámbito local, regional y/o nacional.
L’Assemblée nationale forme, avec le Sénat, le Parlement de la Cinquième République française. Son rôle principal est de débattre, d’amender et de voter les lois. De plus, cette institution a, contrairement au Sénat, le pouvoir de renverser le gouvernement, ce qui implique que celui-ci ne devrait pas être en désaccord avec elle. Elle siège au palais Bourbon à Paris.