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AFD Group

www.afd.fr
AFD is the Groupe Agence Française de Développement, a bi-lateral development finance institution established in 1941 that works on behalf of the French government. Its mission is to finance development according to France’s Overseas Development Assistance policies. AFD’s actions in favor of economic growth and preservation of the environment fall directly within the framework of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals, which was set out in 2000 and seeks to reduce global poverty by half by the year 2015.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Cooperation and Partnerships; Health and Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals

Africa Rice Center

www.africarice.org
Africa Rice Center (WARDA) is an autonomous intergovernmental research association of African member states. It is also one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). WARDA’s mission is to contribute to poverty alleviation and food security in Africa, through research, development and partnership activities aimed at increasing the productivity and profitability of the rice sector in ways that ensure the sustainability of the farming environment.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Research and Science; Cooperation and Partnerships; Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Agricultural Biodiversity

An International Program of Biodiversity Science

www.diversitas-international.org
A number of scientists from all parts of the world have decided to combine their efforts in initiating DIVERSITAS, a partnership of inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations, formed to promote, facilitate and catalyse scientific research on biodiversity - its origin, composition, ecosystem function, maintenance, and conservation. The goal of DIVERSITAS is to provide accurate scientific information and predictive models of the status of biodiversity and sustainability of the use of the Earth's biotic resources, and to build a world-wide capacity for the science of biodiversity
Subject(s): Conference of the Parties; Convention on Biological Diversity; Cooperation and Partnerships; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Research and Science; Clearing-House Mechanism; Forest Biodiversity

Asian Development Bank

www.adb.org/Topics/default.asp
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people in the Asia and Pacific region.
Subject(s): Financial Resources and Mechanism; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Gender and Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j); Governance, Law and Policy; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Biodiversity for Development; Cooperation and Partnerships; Business and Biodiversity

Australian Agency for International Development

www.ausaid.gov.au/keyaid/default.cfm
The Australian Government's overseas aid program is a federally funded program that aims to reduce poverty in developing countries.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Cooperation and Partnerships; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Gender and Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Health and Biodiversity; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development

Austrian Development Agency

www.entwicklung.at/en/activities.html
Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) supports countries in Africa, Asia and Central America as well as in South-Eastern Europe in their sustainable social, economic and democratic development. The Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs (MFA) plans the strategies and programmes and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) implements these together with public institutions, non-governmental organisations and enterprises.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Gender and Biodiversity; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Governance, Law and Policy; Business and Biodiversity; Cooperation and Partnerships

Belgian Development Cooperation Agency - Belgium

www.btcctb.org/?sLangCode=EN
BTC is the Belgian agency for development cooperation. On behalf of the Belgian government, BTC supports developing countries in their fight against poverty. Apart from this public service, BTC also executes contracts on behalf of other national and international organisations that work toward sustainable human development.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Governance, Law and Policy; United Nations; Cooperation and Partnerships; Gender and Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Agricultural Biodiversity

Bioversity International

www.bioversityinternational.org
Bioversity International, Bioversity for short, is the operating name of the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) and the International Network for Improvement of Banana and Plantain (INIBAP). Bioversity is the world's largest international research organization dedicated solely to the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity. It is non-profit and independently operated.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Genetic Use Restriction Technologies; Agricultural Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

Department for International Development - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

www.dfid.gov.uk
The Department for International Development (DFID) is the part of the UK government that manages Britain's aid to poor countries and works to get rid of extreme poverty. We are led by a cabinet minister, one of the senior ministers in the government. This in itself is a sign of how determined is the UK government to tackle poverty around the world.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Agricultural Biodiversity; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Gender and Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing; Governance, Law and Policy; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Research and Science; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals

Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts - Australia

www.environment.gov.au
The Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts develops and implements national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's environment and heritage and to promote Australian arts and culture.
Subject(s): Governance, Law and Policy

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH - Germany

www.giz.de
The GIZ is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes, often working under difficult conditions. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis.
Subject(s): Scientific and Technical Cooperation; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Health and Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

www.escwa.un.org
Stability and prosperity are the watchwords of the United Nations Charter. They are prerequisites for sound and cordial relations between nations, based on respect for the principle of equal rights that ensures self-determination and provides equality of opportunity to pursue a higher standard of living and employment for all through consistent economic growth and social development.
Subject(s): Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Agricultural Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Protected Areas / In-Situ Conservation; Cooperation and Partnerships

Environmental Integration in EC development cooperation

www.environment-integration.eu
This project is a service provided by the European Commission to raise awareness and build capacities of staff to integrate the environmental dimension in EC development cooperation and into partner countries' sector policies and programmes
Subject(s): Forest Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Agricultural Biodiversity; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Chemicals and Pollution; Ecosystem Approach; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Biodiversity for Development; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Inland Waters Biodiversity

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

www.ebrd.com/enviro
The EBRD is an international financial institution that supports projects in 30 countries from central Europe to central Asia. Investing primarily in private sector clients whose needs cannot be fully met by the market, the Bank promotes entrepreneurship and fosters transition towards open and democratic market economies.
Subject(s): Biosafety and Biotechnology; Health and Biodiversity; Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Climate Change and Biodiversity; CPB Capacity-Building; Financial Resources and Mechanism; Scientific and Technical Cooperation; Business and Biodiversity

European Commission Development Directorate General

ec.europa.eu/development/policies
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Directorate General Development and Relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific States is responsible for the Commission's input to EU external relations with more than half of the countries of the world. Furthermore, it sets Commission development policy and federates European development policy across the globe. As such it also aims to demonstrate the added value of Europe working together to tackle the major challenges facing the world. Our mission is also to help to reduce and ultimately eradicate poverty in the developing countries through the promotion of sustainable development, democracy, peace and security.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Governance, Law and Policy; Cooperation and Partnerships

Global Environment Facility

www.thegef.org/gef/2010IYB
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a global partnership among 178 countries, international institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to address global environmental issues while supporting national sustainable development initiatives. It provides grants for projects related to six focal areas: biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer, and persistent organic pollutants.
Subject(s): Chemicals and Pollution; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Library and Documentation; Protected Areas / In-Situ Conservation; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Biodiversity for Development

Institut de l’énergie et de l’environnement de la Francophonie

www.iepf.org/programmes/programme.php?id=45
The Institute's mission is to contribute to build national capacity building developing partnerships in the fields of energy and the environment.
Subject(s): Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Biodiversity for Development; Climate Change and Biodiversity

International Development Research Centre - Canada

www.idrc.ca
IDRC is a Canadian Crown corporation that works in close collaboration with researchers from the developing world in their search for the means to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.
Subject(s): Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Scientific and Technical Cooperation; Biodiversity for Development; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j)

International Fund for Agricultural Development

www.ifad.org
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, was established as an international financial institution in 1977 as one of the major outcomes of the 1974 World Food Conference. Working with rural poor people, governments, donors, non-governmental organizations and many other partners, IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions, which can involve increasing rural poor peoples' access to financial services, markets, technology, land and other natural resources. IFAD's goal is to empower poor rural women and men in developing countries to achieve higher incomes and improved food security.
Subject(s): Agricultural Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Financial Resources and Mechanism; Health and Biodiversity; Transfer of Technology and Cooperation; Cooperation and Partnerships; Biodiversity for Development

International Institute for Environment and Development

www.iied.org
The International Institute for Environment and Development is a global leader in sustainable development. As an independent international research organisation, we are specialists in linking local to global. The organization advises governments, business and international development agencies and publish widely. At a time when swift change is the norm, IIED finds solutions to the shifting array of challenges by focusing on five big issues: Climate Change, Governance, Human Settlements, Natural Resources and Sustainable Markets.
Subject(s): Agricultural Biodiversity; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Cities and Biodiversity; Health and Biodiversity; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals

International Union for Conservation of Nature

www.iucn.org
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, non-government organizations, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.
Subject(s): Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j); Endangered Species; Protected Areas / In-Situ Conservation; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Invasive Alien Species; Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Forest Biodiversity; Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity; Business and Biodiversity

Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs - Ireland

www.irishaid.gov.ie/development_mpi.asp
Ireland’s development cooperation policy is an integral part of Ireland’s wider foreign policy. Their aid philosophy is rooted in their foreign policy, in particular its objectives of peace and justice. Their development cooperation policy and programme reflect their longstanding commitment to human rights and fairness in international relations and are inseparable from Irish foreign policy as a whole. Poverty reduction, to reduce vulnerability and increase opportunity, is the overarching objective if Irish Aid.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Cooperation and Partnerships; Sustainable Use of Biodiversity; Agricultural Biodiversity; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Governance, Law and Policy; Health and Biodiversity; Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Gender and Biodiversity; Inland Waters Biodiversity

Luxembourg Agency for Development Cooperation - Luxembourg

www.lux-development.lu/agence.lasso
Its mission is applicable both in Luxembourg and in the Luxembourg development cooperation partner countries on the international stage.
Subject(s): Health and Biodiversity; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Financial Resources and Mechanism; Cooperation and Partnerships; Gender and Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy

Ministry for the Environment - New Zealand

www.mfe.govt.nz
On this website you can find out about issues that affect the environment, environmental laws and treaties and environmental reporting. There's also information on what you can do for the environment, copies of publications and information about the organisation.
Subject(s): Endangered Species; Governance, Law and Policy; Inland Waters Biodiversity; Chemicals and Pollution; Climate Change and Biodiversity; Protected Areas / In-Situ Conservation

Ministry of Development Cooperation - Netherlands

www.minbuza.nl/en/themes
In countries receiving aid, the embassies play an important part in organising and carrying out development activities. They help formulate a general approach, which is further worked out in multiyear regional or country policy plans. And they provide a channel for the Dutch and host country governments to talk about the whole range of development issues.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Gender and Biodiversity; Governance, Law and Policy; Cooperation and Partnerships; Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals; Communication, Education and Public Awareness; Health and Biodiversity

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