Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)
African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)
ACBF's mission is to build human and institutional capacity for sustainable growth and poverty reduction in Africa. It strives to fulfill this mission by projects and programs that focus to improve the functioning across key competency areas relating to Nation Building and Capacity Development. Additionally, the foundation provides leadership in this field to other organizations looking to participate in nation development in Africa. Finally, the ACBF's website has various informational and learning resources related to nation development.
Keywords: Africa, Nation Reconstruction, Nation Reconstruction Grants,
Fund For Peace
"The Fund for Peace is an independent, nonpartisan research and educational organization that works to prevent war and alleviate the conditions that cause conflict. [They] promote sustainable security through research, training and education, engagement of civil society, building bridges across diverse sectors, and developing innovative technologies and tools for policy makers." (excerpt from their mission statement)
Keywords: Conflict assessments, Failed States Index, Stability Operations, Sustainable development, Country Profiles, Foreign Policy
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
The IISD is a Canadian based, public policy research institute that has a long history of conducting cutting-edge research into sustainable development. The institute is a non-partisan, charitable organization specializing in policy research, analysis and information exchange.
Keywords: Peace building, Sustainable Development, Natural Resources, Climate Change, Energy
Good Neighbors is a donation funded organization whose vision is to provide sustainable development, and relief to under privileged and marginalized people worldwide. They look to provide assistance by managing and integrating resources locally and internationally.
Keywords: Food, Starvation, Preventable Disease, Health, Development, Water, Agriculture, Education, International Aid
Academy for Educational Development (AED)
AED is a nonprofit organization that works in collaboration with local and international partners to create and implement innovative solutions to critical social and economic problems in various locations around the world. This website provides information and lists contact information for subject matter experts in health, nutrition, education, capacity development, leadership development, as well as many other topics.
Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Gender Equality, Food, Economic Development, Environment, Energy, Youth
Pact's mission listed on their website is: "to build empowered communities, effective governments, and responsible private institutions that give people an opportunity for a better life. We do this by strengthening the capacity of organizations and institutions to be good service providers, represent their stakeholders, network with others for learning and knowledge sharing, and advocate for social, economic and environmental justice. Interdependence, responsible stewardship, inclusion of vulnerable groups, and respect for local ownership and knowledge are core values across all of our programs."
Keywords: Capacity Development, Peace Building, Democracy, Fraud Prevention, HIV/AIDS, Organizational Development, Peace Building
Info from the Mercy Corps website: Mercy Corps helps people in the world's toughest places turn the crises of natural disaster, poverty, and conflict into opportunities for progress. Driven by local needs and market conditions, our programs provide communities with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives. Their worldwide team of 3,700 professionals is improving the lives of 16.7 million people in more than 40 countries.
Keywords: Agriculture, Children, Education, Economic Development, Governance, Water/Sanitation
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
The IDRC is a Canadian Crown Corporation that provides grants to researchers from the developing world. It also has a substantial library of books and publications accessible online through its website covering a range of topics concerning nation development.
IDRC online books / publications: http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-8958-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
Keywords: Natural Resources, Health, Food, Agriculture, Environment, Economics, Development
Management Systems International (MSI)
MSI is a global international development firm providing specialized short and long-term technical assistance in implementing a range of analytical and field projects in democracy and governance, economic growth, organizational capacity building, education, and natural resource management.
Keyword: Corruption, Security, Justice, Human Development, Training, Stabilization
ARZU STUDIO HOPE supports the reconstruction of Afghanistan by empowering women, their families and their communities. Income generation opportunities support sustainable economic development, instill personal worth and build gender equality.
Keyword: Afghan women, economic development, gender equality
Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) Syracuse University
The INSCT is a multidisciplinary, university based center for the study of national and international security and terrorism. This website contains publications and resources related to this topic area. Specifically the topics and projects they are currently working on relate to Middle East Security, Post Conflict Justice and Islam, Cybersecurity, Building Community Resistance, Islam and International Humanitarian Law, among others.
Keywords: Post Conflict, Security, Counterterrorism, Islam
Duke University NGO Research Guide
This website contains links to hundreds of NGO's categorized by region, subject, affiliation, and the country they originated in or are based out of.
Keywords: Development, Agriculture, Poverty Relief, Capacity Development, Natural Resources, Wildlife, Human Rights
Summit of the America's NGO List
This is an NGO list that contains agencies which focus their work mainly in North and South America.
Keywords: Think Tanks, Children, Corruption, Cultural Issues, Development, Sustainable Development, Environment, Health, Finance, Human Rights, Indigenous Issues, Labor, Literacy, Poverty, Hunger
This website contains lists of NGOs.
Keywords: Children, Youth, Conflict Resolution, Disaster Relief, Education, Drug Abuse, Human Rights, Indigenous People, Natural Resources