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Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
 

Source: FAO

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The Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism is Africa’s first journalistic investigation unit focusing on environmental issues. The Oxpeckers #MineAlert enables the  tracking and sharing of mining applications and licences and provides analytic reporting on mining and land related issues. The Center combines traditional investigative reporting with data analysis and geo-mapping tools to expose eco-offences and track organised criminal syndicates.

The Journal of Bhutan Studies (ISSN 1608-411X) is a twice-yearly publication of the Centre for Bhutan Studies, an autonomous research institute dedicated towards promoting research and scholarship on Bhutan. The institute is governed by the Council for the Centre of Bhutan Studies. The journal publishes scholarly research on the social, cultural and economic aspects of Bhutan.

Mountain Research and Development

The overall mission of Mountain Research and Development is to foster sustainable development in mountains by supporting peer-reviewed interdisciplinary, disciplinary, and transdisciplinary research on mountains, developing scientific capacity, capitalizing on development experiences, promoting policy dialogue, and strengthening networks within the mountain community. Mountain Research and Development (MRD) is devoted to mountains and their surrounding lowlands – ecoregions of particular global importance, in which communities are often marginalized.

HEKS EPER

Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER )

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and inter-church cooperation. 

Rural Women Development Centre

Rural Women Development Centre (Gramin Mahila Utthan Kendra) is a well-established NGO with the primary focus on education rights and socio-economic empowerment of marginalized and disadvantaged girls and women. It also aims to minimize various forms of injustice and prejudices by striving for an equal and a just society.

Lancée en 2015, la Convention des maires d'Afrique subsaharienne (CoM SSA) est un catalyseur majeur de l'action climatique locale dans la région, avec l'engagement politique de plus de 220 gouvernements locaux. L'objectif de la CoM SSA est d'aider les gouvernements locaux à passer de la planification à la mise en œuvre, en mettant l'accent sur le déblocage du financement climatique au niveau local.

What we do

The Equator Initiative brings together the United Nations, governments, civil society, businesses and grassroots organizations to recognize and advance local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.

 

We seek to

  • Recognize the success of local and indigenous initiatives

  • Create opportunities and platforms to share knowledge and good practice

  • Inform policy to foster an enabling environment for local and indigenous community action

Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica

AGRICULTURA TROPICA ET SUBTROPICA (ATS) is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal published under the authorization of Mendel University in Brno  (MENDELU) and managed by the Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies,

- an independent, educational, research and scientific academic body of MENDELU.

The European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) is a network on forests and development, which aims to ensure that European research contributes to conservation and sustainable use of forest and tree resources in tropical and subtropical countries.

ETFRN was established in 1991 in response to the growing concernes on the rapid deforestation occurring particularly in the tropics, and the European Commission's desire to mobilise European research to address this challenge.

A committed player and a leading player in sustainable finance, Mirova is a conviction-based management company that offers its clients investment solutions combining the search for financial performance with environmental and social impact. This is our raison d'être: to contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive economy by increasing our positive impact on environmental issues, but also on reducing inequalities.

Uganda Landcare Network (ULN) is an association of individuals and institutions committed to the principles, philosophy and practice of Landcare in Uganda. ULN is registered as a trustee to champion Landcare activities nationwide. It is built on the global successes of Landcare including Australia where it was launched close to 30 years ago and has been adopted worldwide by communities and land managers dedicated to sustainable land management.

Formerly known as the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED), the mission of the Brundtland Commission is to unite countries to pursue sustainable development together. The Chairperson of the Commission, Gro Harlem Brundtland, was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar in December 1983. At the time, the UN General Assembly realized that there was a heavy deterioration of the human environment and natural resources.