Organization types | Land Portal

Below you can find the list of organization types the Land Portal uses, along with a short description of what is meant with each one.

Civil society is the "aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest interests and will of citizens."


Source:  "Civil society – Define Civil society at"

Data aggregators are websites or databases that compile information and resources from other databases and sources with intent to prepare combined datasets for data processing.

Farmers associations or organizations work to the benefit of farmers and are often composed of farmers.

Local, provincial or national governmental institutions.

An intergovernmental organization or international governmental organization (IGO) is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states (referred to as member states), or of other intergovernmental organizations. Multilateral organizations obtain their funding from multiple governments and spend it on projects in various countries.


Sources: Wikipedia & Unite for Sight

An international financial institution (IFI) is a financial institution that has been established (or chartered) by more than one country, and hence are subjects of international law. Its owners or shareholders are generally national governments, although other international institutions and other organizations occasionally figure as shareholders.


Source: Wikipedia

A professional association (also called a professional body, professional organization, or professional society) is usually a nonprofit organization seeking to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public interest.


Source: Wikipedia

An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published.

A network is a group or association of several organizations working together to achieve a mutual goal, usually facilitated by a dedicated secretariat.

A non-governmental organization (NGO) is a not-for-profit organization that is independent from states and international governmental organizations.


Source: Wikipedia

A nonprofit organization (also known as a non-business entity) is an organization whose purpose is something other than making a profit. A nonprofit organization is often dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a particular point of view.


Source: Wikipedia

Philanthropic foundation, a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization, with assets provided by donors and managed by its own officials and with income expended for socially useful purposes.
Source: Encyclopedia Britannica

Synonyms: Private companies
The private sector is the part of the economy, sometimes referred to as the citizen sector, which is run by private individuals or groups, usually as a means of enterprise for profit, and is not controlled by the State.

A company that publishes materials.

United Nations institutions and the agencies that are linked to the United Nations through special agreements, the separate, autonomous specialized agencies of the UN family set standards and guidelines, help formulate policies, provide technical assistance, and other forms of practical help in virtually all areas of economic and social endeavor.

A research institute or universities are establishments endowed for doing research and/or education. Research institutes may specialize in basic research or may be oriented to applied research.


Source: Wikipedia

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