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Knowledge for Development is a web-based source of information on science and technology for agriculture and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. It promotes collaboration between agricultural research and development scientists and technologists in ACP countries, and facilitates dialogue between ACP and European communities with the aim of strengthening policy formulation on science and technology issues.
This website contains a number of useful documents on biofuels and biotechnology in ACP countries.
Makeshift is a quarterly online magazine dedicated to documenting examples of innovation and creativity across the world. It covers topics such as technology, business and art from a range of authors, focused on grassroots projects in developing countries.
The website publishes feature articles, infographics and videos, as well as access to the full magazine through subscription.
The Peat-Portal housed by the Global Environment Centre (GEC) is an online information portal on peatland management. The site is dedicated to exchange of information, identification of problematic areas in management, sharing of ideas, and enhancing global awareness of pertinent issues in peatland management. News and current issues on this topic are published in the newsletter, PeatMatters.
This web portal provides access to an archive of 'grey literature' to promote collective learning and empowerment for vulnerable and marginalised people, helping them to claim their rights and improve their lives. It emphasises participatory approaches, methods, tools, principles and concepts already being practised on the ground.
The website is aimed at community-based organisations, and aims to create a platform where practitioners working on similar themes can share knowledge. The website publishes related documents, videos, an events page and a forum where members can post questions and start discussions on issues such as monitoring and evaluation and implementation strategies.
This programme was set up by several nongovernmental organisations to promote sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in developing nations. It aims to facilitate the use of indigenous knowledge to help farmers devise systems to cope with change, achieve food security, sustain livelihoods and protect the environment. It also works towards integrating local innovations into formal agricultural research.
The website offers information on projects arranged by country and project theme, as well as relevant news and events. It also publishes extensive resources including links to publications, training materials and a gallery with audiovisual resources.
The Science Diplomacy Monitor, an initiative of the US-based Center on Public Diplomacy links to news, commentary and videos about science diplomacy from around the world that are published in mainstream media and on academic websites.
WaterWiki is an interactive knowledge exchange and collaboration platform for the global water community, which aims to connect professionals to knowledge in the context of the UN system. It provides an online platform for sharing experience and lessons learned, with the overall aim of improving coordination and inter-agency cooperation in the water sector.
The website publishes reports, video, case studies from around the world, as well as links to useful organisations. Users can add new content and edit existing content in real-time.