A SOBER é uma Sociedade Científica, Cultural e Educacional que tem o objetivo de desenvolver as ciências sociais rurais (Administração, Economia, Extensão, Comunicação e Sociologia Rural), e suas correlatas. Para atingir estes objetivos a SOBER promove, por meio de seus congressos anuais e da publicação trimestral da Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural (RESR) , o intercâmbio científico, a pesquisa e o ensino em ciências sociais rurais.
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Incorporated in 1988, the Society for Ecological Restoration is a global community of restoration professionals that includes researchers, practitioners, decision-makers, and community leaders from Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Europe, and the Americas. SER members are actively engaged in the ecologically sensitive repair and recovery of degraded ecosystems utilizing a broad array of experiences, knowledge sets, and cultural perspectives.
The Society for Range Management is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world. Established in 1948, SRM has over 4,000 members in 48 countries, including many developing nations.
SRM’s members are land managers, scientists, educators, students, producers and conservationists–a diverse membership guided by a professional code of ethics and unified by a strong land ethic.
SEAS – the Society of South-East Asian Studies – is an interdisciplinary network of young South-East Asia Studies scholars and is based in Vienna, Austria. Our aim is to promote interdisciplinary research and intercultural exchange on South-East Asia.
SSAR, a not-for-profit (registered 501(c)3) organization established to advance research, conservation, and education concerning amphibians and reptiles, was founded in 1958. It is the largest international herpetological society, and is recognized worldwide for having the most diverse program of publications, meetings, and other activities.
The profession of forestry started to take hold in the United States in late 1800s. In 1889, George Vanderbilt hired Gifford Pinchot (pictured at right), a young forester educated in Europe, to manage the forest at the Biltmore Estate. It was the nation’s first professionally managed forest.
In 1891 Congress passed the Forest Reserves Act, which created a reserve of 40 million acres of forestland in the United States. Six years later in 1897, Congress passed the Organic Act, which served as the basis for management of the newly created forest reserves.
SERI is a public interest legal services organisation that provides pro-bono assistance to communities through research, advocacy and litigation across three main themes: ‘Securing a Home’, ‘Making a Living’ and ‘Expanding Political Space’.
Sofia Capital Municipality (Bulgarian: Столична община, Stolichna obshtina - Capital Municipality) is a obshtina (municipality) in Sofia City Province, Western Bulgaria. It is named after its administrative centre - the city of Sofia, which is also the capital of Sofia City Province and Sofia Province and the capital of Bulgaria as well.
SOGES S.p.a. is a consulting and training company for private and public enterprises.
In SOGES we work alongside companies, organizations and institutions to finalize their development plans. Our goal is to help organizations to grow and evolve, through innovative, customized and sustainable solutions, with which to face the challenges of tomorrow.
We support people in building their future through our skills, energy and experience.
The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils. Based in Madison, WI, and founded in 1936, SSSA is the professional home for 6,000+ members and 1,000+ certified professionals dedicated to advancing the field of soil science. The Society provides information about soils in relation to crop production, environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management, recycling, and wise land use.
The Solidaridad Network is an international civil society organisation founded in 1969. Its main objective is facilitating the development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains. It operates through nine regional expertise centers in over 50 countries. Solidaridad seeks to transform production practices to promote fair and profitable livelihoods and business opportunities, decent working conditions and a fair living wage. Solidaridad without depleting the landscapes where people live and thrive.
South African Institute of International Affairs
The South African Land Observatory is an initiative whose overall objective is to promote evidence-based and inclusive decision-making over land resources in South Africa. As its name ‘Observatory’ suggests, it collects data and information on land. The initiative is a repository of what is published on land in South Africa and on the events that take place around land in South Africa.
The Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII) is an online repository of legal information from South Africa that aims to promote the rule of law and judicial accountability by publishing legal material for open access in line with the objectives of the global Free Access to Law Movement.
The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE)is a regional network that uses economic tools and analyses to address South Asia's environmental challenges. It is based on the premise that solutions to economic development concerns and environmental problems are integrally linked.
South Dakota State University is a public research university in Brookings, South Dakota. Founded in 1881, it is the state's largest and most comprehensive university and the oldest continually-operating university in South Dakota.
South East Asian Journal of Contemporary Business, Economics and Law (SEAJBEL), an open-access journal, is peer-reviewed and published in April, August and December annually. The journal accepts contributions in English only. SEAJBEL is providing scholars the best in theory, research, and methodology as well as providing platform to professionals and academics to share their ideas, knowledge and findings particularly in the region of South East Asia.
The South Florida Journal of Development (SFJD) arose from the perception of some professors about the lack of means of disseminating the theme of development in scientific articles. It is a bimonthly publication whose objetive is to disseminate knowledge in the area of development by means of the publication of scientific articles that present original contributions, both empirical and theoretical.
The South Solidarity Initiative (SSI), set up in April 2013, is a knowledge-activist hub currently hosted byActionAid India. The SSI aims to encourage critical debate and policy intervention on international issues related to India, be in solidarity with social movements and progressive actors in the south and push for alternatives that articulate a new internationalism.
Advocacy and research organisation, aiming to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa region, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development”.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) was established as a development coordinating conference (SADCC) in 1980 and transformed into a development community in 1992. It is an inter-governmental organisation whose goal is to promote sustainable and equitable economic growth and socio-economic development through efficient productive systems, deeper co-operation and integration, good governance and durable peace and security among fifteen Southern African Member States.
SARIPS is a semi-autonomous technical arm of the SAPES TRUST that was established in 1998 to undertake research, training and policy dialogue. The SAPES Trust, which started as a project of the African Association of Political Science (AAPS) was registered as a non-governmental, non-profit making body dedicated to nurture and promote indigenous capacity in the social sciences in 1987.
The Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN) is a non-profit organisation that promotes debate and knowledge sharing on poverty reduction processes and experiences in Southern Africa. SARPN aims to contribute towards effective reduction of poverty in the countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) through creating platforms for effective pro-poor policy, strategy and practice.
The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) is an agricultural partnership designed to improve agricultural productivity, food security and livelihoods in Tanzania. It was initiated at the World Economic Forum Africa summit in May 2010, following which the SAGCOT Investment Blueprint was launched nationally by Prime Minister Pinda in Dar es Salaam and internationally by H.E. President Kikwete at the 2011 World Economic Forum in Davos.
Spatial Collective is a social enterprise that develops innovative tools to support collective action. As the name suggests, we address issues from a Spatial perspective – exploring how trends relate through space, place and time. We support our clients by investigating issues from diverse points of view – we are concerned with the perceptions and opinions of the collective.
Approximately $137.86 billion has been appropriated for Afghanistan relief and reconstruction since 2002. These funds are used to build the Afghan National Security Forces, promote good governance, conduct development assistance, and engage in counter-narcotics and anti-corruption efforts.
Special Rapporteur on the right to food
The Special Rapporteur is an independent expert appointed by the Human Rights Council to examine and report back on a country situation or a specific human rights theme. This position is honorary and the expert is not a staff of the United Nations nor paid for his/her work.