AME Foundation is non-government organization committed to livelihood improvements of resource poor farmers through eco friendly farming and promotion of alternative farm practices. The website provides interesting information on programmes, projects and a few case studies.
(Italian version only)
CERFE is a non-profit association for research and education in General Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council.
Heifer is an NGO which gives people a long-term source of food, such as a heifer, rather than short-term relief. It runs projects around the world in the areas of agroecology, animal management, disaster rehabilitation, gender equity, HIV-AIDS, microenterprise, and urban agriculture
Humane Society International
As the international arm of The Humane Society of the United States, HSI addresses issues such as inhumane practices and conditions affecting companion and farm animals, illegal trade in wildlife, threats to endangered species, slaughter of marine mammals, and the use of animals in research and testing. HSI works with national and jurisdictional governments, humane organizations, and individual animal protectionists to find practical, culturally sensitive, and long-term solutions to common animal problems.
Institute for Production and Research in Tropical Agriculture (IPIAT)
IPIAT is a private, non-profit organisation which searches for development alternatives for small and medium rural producers who form the backbone of national agriculture. It promotes development alternatives based on a rational and balanced use of natural resources which also respond to the food needs of the Venezuelan population. (Available in Spanish only)
Institute for Integrated Rural Development (IIRD)
IIRD is an NGO which caters for the rural poor in the Marathwada region of India. It is a voluntary organisation which aims to promote sustainable and self-reliant development of rural areas through people’s initiatives and thereby influencing local, national, regional and global policies for fostering development while ensuring dignity, cultural integrity and ecological conservation.
International Indian Treaty Council (IITC)
The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) is an organization of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, South America and the Pacific working for the sovereignty and self-determination of indigenous peoples and the recognition and protection of indigenous rights, traditional cultures and sacred lands.
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)
IIRR is a rural development organization with 80 years of experience, working in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It promotes people-centred development through capacity building for poor people and their communities, development organizations and agencies.
Rimisp (Latin-American Centre for the Rural Development)
Rimisp is a non-profit organisation which promotes innovations to improve the quality of life in rural regions and to strengthen the capacity of its inhabitants to control their own futures. Rimisp acts in close collaboration with individuals, public and private organization, as well as national and international organizations in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Its overall aim is to identify, adapt and share innovations. (Available in Spanish only)
World Neighbours is a non-profit, non-sectarian, self-help organisation supported by private donations. It helps communities to solve their own problems of hunger, poverty and disease, and its programmes integrate improved sustainable agriculture, community-based health, reproductive health, environmental conservation, water an sanitation and livelihood strategies.