Natural resources group partners and links
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) The African Wildlife Foundation is the leading international conservation organisation focused solely on Africa.
Association for Nature and Sustainable Development (ANDES) ANDES is an indigenous NGO based in Cusco, Peru. It is recognised nationally and internationally for its work in the defence of indigenous rights to genetic resources, traditional knowledge and in the conservation of biological and cultural resources and the character of the landscape of the Andes.
Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP) CCAP's vision is that China's agricultural and rural economy will be able to produce an increasingly efficient and sustainable supply of food, job opportunities, and other commodities that will be able to meet most of China's rapidly rising demand.
Centre for Sustainable Development (CENESTA) CENESTA is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting sustainable community- and culture-based development. Its main area of work is Iran and Southwest Asia. CENESTA experts have also engaged in extensive activities in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and in the international arena in general.
Deccan Development Society (DDS) The DDS is a two-decade old grassroots organisation working in about 75 villages with women's Sanghams (voluntary village level associations of the poor) in Medak District of Andhra Pradesh. The 5000 women members of the Society represent the poorest of the poor in their village communities.
Farmers Initiatives in Ecological Literacy and Democracy (FIELD) FIELD provides technical assistance to Integrated Pest Management programs in Indonesia since 1990 and has played a key role in the creation and application of approaches such as the Farmer Field School, Farmer-to-Farmer training, and Farmer Action Research Facilities.
Fundacion Dobbo Yala The Dobbo Yala Foundation is an indigenous organisation founded by indigenous professionals in different disciplines. The theme of the Foundation is indigenous development and conservation of the environment.
Genetic Resources Action International (GRAIN) GRAIN is an international non-governmental organisation which promotes the sustainable management and use of agricultural biodiversity based on people's control over genetic resources and local knowledge.
Kimmage Development Studies Centre (KDSC) The East Africa Programme of KDSC, based in Arusha, builds upon work done and continuing in terms of a broader regional initiative from other partner organisations seeking to make decentralisation work for sustainable dryland environmental management and poverty reduction in eastern Africa.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) 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.
IED-Afrique Innovations - Environnement - Developpement Previously part of IIED's Sahel programme, IED-Afrique is now an independent Senegalese non-governmental organisation based in Dakar working on sustainable development and citizenship in Africa with an emphasis on methodological and participatory innovations.
IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (IUCN/CEESP) CEESP is an inter-disciplinary network of professionals whose mission is to act as a source of advice on the environmental, economic, social and cultural factors that affect natural resources and biological diversity and to provide guidance and support towards effective policies and practices in environmental conservation and sustainable development.
MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MS-TCDC) MS-TCDC is a Training Centre for Development Cooperation in Eastern and Southern Africa, situated near Arusha in Northern Tanzania.
Resource Centres for Participatory Learning and Action (RCPLA) RCPLA is an international network of national-level organisations which brings together development practitioners from around the globe. It was formally established in 1997 to promote the use of participatory approaches to development. The network is dedicated to capturing and disseminating development perspectives from the South.
Resource Conflict Institute (RECONCILE) RECONCILE is a regional policy research and advocacy NGO registered in Kenya and implementing programmes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The Institute conducts policy and legal research on environmental and natural resources, undertakes public interest environmental and natural resources education and litigation and advocate for policies, laws and practices that empower resource dependent communities to influence policy processes and institutions that have a bearing on their access to natural resources and management of natural resource conflicts.
SOS Sahel International, UK SOS Sahel UK seeks long-term, sustainable solutions to the poverty experienced by millions of people across the semi-arid lands of the Sahel. Its aims are for the people of the Sahel to have more influence over the decisions that affect their lives and more control over the resources they need for a secure and fulfilling life.
Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) TNRF is a collective civil society-based initiative to improve natural resource management and conservation in Tanzania by addressing fundamental issues of governance. TNRF views the quality and equity of governance as determining how natural resources are managed and how they support the livelihoods of Tanzanians and the sustainable economic development of the country
www.watershedmarkets.org was set up under the IIED project on developing payments for watershed markets and improved livelihoods. It provides free online access to case study material from across the world concerning payments for watershed services.