They work to promote informed debate by disseminating information about the state of social justice encountered in wide range of areas of life in Israel, such as education, health, housing, income distribution, and social welfare.
Africa Institute of South Africa
The Africa Institute of South Africa is a research organisation, focusing on political, socio-economic, international and development issues in Africa.
Aid Tranparency - AT
Regional organization based in Dakar, Senegal. It is created in response to the overwhelming need for improved governance and development delivery services in Africa.
Aid Transparency (AT)
AT was created in response to the overwhelming need for improved governance and development delivery services as well as innovative ways for tackling development issues, strategies and operations in Africa. Senegal.
Alternative for India Development (AID)
AID works with local communities, giving support depending on the needs of the community and its priorities. Some of the main areas of concern are: community development, education, health, women's issues, micro-credit, water mangement. India.
Alternative for Rural Movement (ARM)
Its aim is the establishment of an equitable social order through motivation facilitation and self activity among backward rural communities with emphasis on women and children in the sphere of health education, human rights, economy and rural leadership. India.
Alternative Trade Network of Nigeria (ATNN)
ATNN is committed to the economic empowerment of disadvantaged individuals. The primary focus has been mostly on widows, the handicapped, educationally disadvantaged and rural artisans. Nigeria.
When the United Nations hosts a summit meeting of world leaders next September to assess the current state of its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), it is expected to single out one of the major "success stories" of the day: a reduction in global poverty.
Participatory governance is about empowering citizens to participate in processes of public decision-making that affect their lives. This site provides information on participatory governance practices and tools – all aimed at achieving more transparent, responsive, accountable and effective governance, at both the local and national level, through active citizen participation.
Grassroots women claimed cities at grassroots academy
While the V World Urban Forum was taking place in Brazil in March 2010, women from over 20 countries exchanged their practices and experiences in the "claiming our cities, claiming our roles" Grassroots Academy. The participants came up with collective advocacy messages to influence policies and resource allocation to reflect the needs of poor women.
The Government of Ghana anounced that it's studying tariff and non-tariff measures to restrict the importation of poultry products, after local analysts warned that those purchases are harming the national economy. "Imported chicken is being sold at below the cost of local chicken, and farmers in Ghana cannot simply compete, resulting in the collapse of dozens of farms and the loss of hundreds of jobs," said Yaw Graham, expert of the Third World Network-Africa (TWN-A), focal point of Social Watch.