Organisations

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working to see millions of people released from material and spiritual poverty through a network of local churches. Over the last 40 years, we have been gathering knowledge and sharing it with those who want to see poverty reduced and justice restored across the world. 

Tearfund resources are available to download free of charge including training materials, case studies, international magazine Footsteps and more. 

The Learning Zone Provides resources, case studies and advice for grassroots church and development workers and development professionals, and in-depth analysis for policymakers.

Cente for Societal Development Studies Library, Atma Jaya Catholic University

Indonesia

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Jl Jend Sudirman 51
Kotak Pos 2639
Jakarta 10001

The CSDS Library should be able to perform as an effective and intelligent communication medium and thus become a significant and active part of a global information system and research network. This means that it should have the ability to: (1) Monitor a broad range of factors, namely, the present research topics of the CSDS's staff and researchers elsewhere; (2) facilitate the physical and intelectual accessability of the above mentioned resources; (3) provide local resources for access by other users; & (4) support national and international collaboration in research and publications activities. The CSDS resorce centre is open to the public

National Institute of Health Research and Development (NIHRD)

Indonesia

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PO Box 1226
JI Percetakan Negara 29
Jakarta 10560

Aims to develop health science and technology by means of promoting partnerships and co-ordinating all potential health research and development resources regularly and continuously; and to encourage decision makers and the community to make use of health science and technology to support policy, assist in resolving health problems and overcome obstacles in implementing the health programme. The library is open to the public

World Bank Publications

USA

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PO Box 960
Herndon, VA 20172-0960

The World Bank publishes widely, covering a broad range of topics relating to social and economic development. Many documents and reports can be downloaded free online, and books can be purchased via the Online Bookstore. For print material, please see the Distributors and Booksellers page at http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/PUBLICATION/EXTDAB/0,,menuPK:64132567~pagePK:64132581~piPK:64132591~theSitePK:379370,00.html

African Books Collective (ABC)

UK

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PO Box 721
Oxford OX1 9EN

African Books Collective, founded, owned and governed by African publishers, seeks to strengthen indigenous African publishing through collective action and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship and culture. ABC markets and distributes African published books globally outside Africa, and publishes resource material for African book and publishing communities. ABC stocks largely English language titles in 56 subject disciplines, including health and development. Some 150 new titles are added each year. There is an emphasis on scholarly and academic books, literature, and general culture titles. There are a small number of children’s titles in Swahili, and some titles in French.

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian international relief and development agency with more than 40 years' experience. We work with partners and the local church across the world to tackle the complex challenges of poverty. Tearfund is recognised as a leader in its work, integrating community development, disaster response and recovery, disaster risk reduction and advocacy.  Tearfund works in more than 50 countries worldwide, in partnership with communities, churches and local organisations to overcome poverty and injustice. 

Taylor & Francis Books Ltd

UK

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2 Park Square
Milton Park
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 4RN

Taylor & Francis Group publishes books for all levels of academic study and professional development, across a wide range of subjects and disciplines including Humanities, Social Science, Medicine, Behavioural Science, Law, and the Built Environment.

Their imprints include Routledge, CRC Press, Garland Science, Psychology Press, and Focal Press.

Humanitarian Information for All (Human Info NGO)

Belgium

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Oosterveldlaan 196
B-2610 Antwerp

The Humanitarian Information for All (formerly known as Humanity CD-ROM Project) provides access to a complete library containing most solutions, know-how and ideas to tackle poverty and increase the human potential. To this end, it develops low-cost development & basic needs CD-ROM libraries for developing countries.

Cordaid

Netherlands

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PO Box 16440
2500BK The Haag

Cordaid is one of the biggest international development organisations. Together with more than a thousand local organisations, Cordaid fights poverty and injustice in over forty countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe and the Netherlands. Cordaid works to create a permanent healthy, liveable environment and sufficient income for poor and vulnerable groups in cities in developing countries. Particular attention is paid to women, young people, the elderly and refugees. Cordaid is working in the themes of health and care, peace and conflict, access to markets, quality of urban life, the rights and care of marginalised groups, and HIV/AIDS

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

Switzerland

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Palais des Nations
1211 Geneva 10

The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous UN agency engaging in multidisciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development. Through its research, UNRISD stimulates dialogue and contributes to policy debates on key issues of social development within and outside the United Nations system. Poverty eradication, the promotion of democracy and human rights, gender equity, environmental sustainability and the effects of globalization are overarching concerns in UNRISD's work

Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)

France

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7-9 rue Eugène-Delacroix
75116 Paris

ADEA is a network of partners promoting the development of effective education policies based on African leadership and ownership. ADEA is a network of African Ministries of Education, Development Agencies, education specialists and researchers, and NGOs active in education. Its mission is to: promote dialogue and partnerships; develop consensus on policy issues facing education in Africa; reinforce African Ministries' capacities to develop, manage, and implement education policies; promote the sharing of experiences and successful strategies; and promote nationally-driven education policies, projects, and programs

Global Development Network

USA

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2600 Virginia Avenue
Suite 1112
Washington DC
20037

The Global Development Network (GDN) is a worldwide network of research and policy institutes working to provide a fresh and relevant perspective to the development challenges of our time. Not only supports and produces research, it also facilitates knowledge sharing among researchers and disseminate knowledge on development issues to the public and policymakers. A selection of resources are freely available online, others can be ordered via the website.

AIDS and Society Research Unit (ASRU)

South Africa

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Rm 4.29, 4th Floor
Leslie Social Science Bldg
Groote Schuur Campus, University of Cape Town
Rondebosch
Cape Town

ASRU supports qualitative and quantitative research on the social and economic dimensions of AIDS in South Africa. Its action research agenda originated in 2001 as the Memory Box Project - an intervention designed to help people come to terms with their diagnosis, disclose their HIV-status to their children and begin the process of succession planning. The focus of its research and projects has now shifted from 'preparing for death' to positive living. Current research initiatives engage with a number of related areas, such as stigma, sexual relationships in the age of AIDS, social and economic factors, influencing disclosure (of HIV-status to others), policy analysis with a focus on the rollout of antiretroviral treatment, impact of providing antiretroviral treatment on individuals and households

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