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This network, supported by the UN Environment Programme, brings together researchers from 20 'centres of excellence' across the developing world to share knowledge on energy, development and environment issues. It publishes information on its activities and links to each of its member centres. It includes a list of publications, from policy briefs to technical or meeting reports.
The Global Research Alliance is an organisation comprised of industrial research and technology transfer entities from nine countries, in both the North and the South, committed to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. GRA aims to undertake large-scale, large-impact projects for societal benefits, exploit organisational synergies, promote innovation and develop global knowledge networks for industrial competitiveness. Headquartered at CSIR (South Africa), it focuses on areas such as water, energy, indigenous knowledge, health, transportation and digital futures. Members include Battelle (United States), CSIR (India), CSIR (South Africa), CSIRO (Australia), Danish Technological Institute (Denmark), Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (Germany) SIRIM Berhad, TNO (Netherlands), and VTT Technical Research Centre (Finland).
This organisation was set up in 1997 to foster grassroots innovation and traditional knowledge across India. It helps innovators develop and commercialise their ideas, and provides a network to support their activities through technical and business advice.
Divided into geographical regions, the website provides news and publications, a product inventory, business opportunities as well as information on project funding, careers and volunteering.
The Honey Bee Network collects knowledge and practices at a grassroots level and brings together creative and innovative farmers, mechanics, fishermen, women, etc. who have solved a problem without external help. Their aim is to connect one innovator with another through feedback, communication and networking. The Network is part of the Indian Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI).
HEDON is an online forum dedicated to household energy efficiency in the South. It aims to build a network of practitioners, policymakers, funders, and business-owners to collect and disseminate information on local, national, regional and international energy efficiency initiatives in the household energy sector.
HEDON publishes a journal, Boiling Point, with freely available archives dating back to 1982 as well as information on key topics, including forestry, gender, climate change and policy. It also publishes relevant news, events and announcements.
The Humanitarian Futures programme (HFP), based at King's College University, London, aims to support those with humanitarian responsibilities to develop organisational structures and leadership skills to become more adaptive and to effectively engage and collaborate with all necessary actors.
The programme's objective is to strengthen anticipation of evolving and emerging threats and to identify the technological, scientific, social and political innovations that will allow longer-term speculation as to future trends as well as the capacities needed to manage widening vulnerability and increasing humanitarian demands.
The website contains a number of tools and resources, including HFP and external publications, and key definitions, as well as upcoming events and a discussion forum.
IEA Bioenergy was set up by the International Energy Agency in 1978, with the goal of fostering collaboration between countries with national bioenergy programmes. It undertakes a series of 'tasks', each with a work programme led by a participating nation. Ongoing tasks include analysing bioenergy systems and producing biomass from sustainable forestry.
The IAU, established by UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), brings together higher education institutions and organisations from 150 countries worldwide. It publishes information on past conferences and links to key publications, research and policy statements.
Its resources cover topics such as sustainable development, access to higher education and internationalisation. Other information includes an events calendar, relevant links and news from its members.
The International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2ie) is a research and training institute specialising in water, energy and the environment. It provides educational facilities to develop research capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship on the African continent, focusing on water and environmental management; solar energy and biofuels; eco-material; and civil engineering. The 2ie website publishes information on available courses including how to apply and admission requirements, as well as upcoming conferences and workshops, jobs and internships, and access to online libraries.
This global coalition of stakeholders — international and nongovernmental organizations, drug manufacturers and regulatory authorities —was set up by the WHO and works globally to tackle the production, trade and sale of counterfeit medical products. The website publishes information about the organisation’s activities and five working groups of experts that focus on specific aspects of the problem. It also provides a list of resources, including recommendations on raising awareness about the issue. Through IMPACT, the WHO has developed guidelines for measures to combat counterfeit medicines, which are also available on the website.
The INHEA, supported by the Ford Foundation and housed at the Boston College Center for International Higher Eduation, is a network of academics, practitioners and policymakers working in higher education (HE) in Africa.
It publishes news, commentaries and research on key HE issues. It also provides a list of experts and researchers in HE in Africa, and links to organisations active in scholarship and development work. The INHEA's country profiles describe HE practice across Africa and provide data on enrolment and funding.
The International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) is an international network that aims to increase the presence of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) decision-making bodies, and to promote the exchange of information, networking, and advocacy among science organisations. The website features a list of members, partners and sponsors. It provides information about programmes and projects, news, events, as well as publications on gender equity including reports and newsletters.
The International Press Centre for Biodiversity Research, run by the European-funded ALTER-Net project, links to biodiversity research news and press releases from universities and research institutes. It runs a networking service to put journalists in touch with biodiversity researchers willing to answer questions and provide comment on biodiversity issues. It also highlights relevant events.
ISESCO aims to promote the separate and distinct educational, scientific and cultural heritage that combines the 57 OIC member countries. The primary purpose of the organisation is to coordinate the activities of specialist agencies responsible for similar functions within each of the OIC member countries.
ISESCO has helped develop a number of action plans and strategies on an OIC-wide basis in areas such as water resources, university education and Islamic culture. ISESCO has also started awarding prizes in education and literacy, sciences and university research, and culture and communication to individuals within the OIC member countries.