Other National Development Strategies
- Mozambique: Agenda 2025 (pdf)
- Trinidad and Tobago: Vision 2020
- Sierra Leone: Vision 2025
- Malawi: Vision 2020
- Bhutan: Bhutan 2020 (pdf)
- Honduras: Estrategia Reduccion de la Pobreza (ERP) in Spanish
Implementation Plan (pdf) in English
- Rwanda: Draft 3: 2020 Vision (pdf)
- Tanzania: Vision 2025
- The Gambia: Vision 2020
Development Related Sites
- Eldis Gateway to Development Information
Access to world development information organized by theme. Country profiles, resource guides on development topics, news and web links.
- Global Development Network
The Global Development Network is a global network of research and policy institutes working together to address the problems of national and regional development.
- Development Gateway
Articles, papers and web resources by topic; information on country projects; data and statistics; country profiles. Free registration required to access full text content.
- Directory of Development Organizations
Guide to international organizations, governments, private sector institutions, development agencies, universities, research and training institutes, NGOs/PDOs, grantmakers, banks, microfinance institutions and development consulting firms. Download pdf files by region or country. Updated annually.
International Organizations, International Financial Institutions and Official Development Agencies
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Here you will find information on IMF reports and publications regarding Guyana and other countries.
- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs and civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications and its statistics, its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics, to trade, education, development and science and innovation.
- OECD Development Cooperation Directorate (DAC)
The Development Assistance Committee is the principal body through which the OECD deals with issues related to co-operation with developing countries. It is a key forum of major bilateral donors to work together to increase the effectiveness of their common efforts to support sustainable development.
- The World Bank
- World Trade Organization (WTO)
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world�s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
- The United Nations
Centers, Institutes and Non Profit Organizations
- Aid Harmonization & Alignment
This is a resource page with information on the new movement among donors to align their aid with recipient countries� development priorities and harmonize their aid disbursement practices with recipient countries� budget and financial management systems. Access the 2004 Rome Declaration on Harmonization and the 2005 Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness here as well as pages tracking the progress of this agenda in aid receiving countries such as Guyana.
- Bread for the World
Citizen lobbying group with focus on hunger-related issues. The Bread for the World Institute is BFW's partner research organization; publications include annual hunger report.
- Carter Center
The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, the Atlanta-based Center has helped to improve the quality of life for people in more than 65 countries.
- Center for Global Development
Focus on policy-oriented research, particularly "policies of the United States and other industrial countries that affect development prospects in poor countries."
- Center for International Development (CID), Harvard University
Research on sustainable international development with focus on primary research.
- Center of Concern
Areas of research include food security, women, human rights, corporate accountability and reform of international financial institutions.
- Citizens' Network on Essential Services (CNES)
"CNES works to democratize national and global governance by supporting citizens' groups that are engaged in influencing policy decisions about basic services: water, power, education, and health care."
- DATA (Debt, AIDS and Trade in Africa)
DATA aims to raise awareness about, and spark response to the crises swamping Africa: unpayable Debts, uncontrolled spread of AIDS, and unfair Trade rules which keep Africans poor.
Eurodad is a network of 48 development non-governmental organisations from 15 European countries working for national economic and international financing policies that achieve poverty eradication and the empowerment of the poor.
- Focus on the Global South
Focus on the Global South is a program of Development Policy Research, Analysis and Action. It was founded in 1995. At present Focus on the Global South has three offices in Bangkok, Thailand, Mumbai, India and Manila, Philippines.
- Halifax Initiative
Halifax Initiative is a coalition of development, environment, labour, human rights and faith groups deeply concerned about the international financial system and its institutions.
- Initiative for Policy Dialogue
Founded by Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz, IPD helps developing and transition countries explore policy alternatives, and enables wide civic participation in economic policymaking.
- Institute for Policy Studies
A multi-issue think tank that has worked with the movements that shaped the late 20th Century, from Civil Rights onwards, offers a cross-cutting analysis with a historical perspective.
- International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development
Articles on issues pertaining to sustainable development in context of international trade. Focus on interaction of NGOs and international organizations such as the WTO and UNCTAD. Includes access to BRIDGES Weekly Trade News Digest.
- International Development Research Centre
Canadian corporation created "to help developing countries find long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems they face.
- IISDnet (International Institute for Sustainable Development)
The International Institute for Sustainable Development contributes to sustainable development by advancing policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change, measurement and assessment, and natural resources management. By using Internet communications, we report on international negotiations and broker knowledge gained through collaborative projects with global partners, resulting in more rigorous research, capacity building in developing countries and better dialogue between North and South.
- Millennium Institute
The Millennium Institute (MI) is a not-for-profit development research and service firm headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, USA. It provides computer modeling services for holistic planning that include economic, social, and environmental considerations.
- North-South Institute
The North-South Institute is the only independent research institute in Canada focused on international development.
- Open Society Institute
The Open Society Institute (OSI), a private operating and grant making foundation, aims to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform. On a local level, OSI implements a range of initiatives to support the rule of law, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, OSI works to build alliances across borders and continents on issues such as combating corruption and rights abuses.
- Oxfam International
Oxfam International is a confederation of 12 organizations working together with over 3,000 partners in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice.
- SAPRIN (Structural Adjustment Participatory Review International Network)
SAPRIN is a global network established to expand and legitimize the role of civil society in economic policymaking and to strengthen the organized challenge to structural adjustment programs by citizens around the globe.
- Sustainable Development Networking Programme – Guyana Portal
This page contains internet links and resources put together by the SDNP project for easy access.
- World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a foundation in 1971, and based in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is impartial and not-for-profit; it is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. The Forum is under the supervision of the Swiss Federal Government.
- World Social Forum
The World Social Forum is an open meeting place where social movements, networks, NGOs and other civil society organizations opposed to neo-liberalism and a world dominated by capital or by any form of imperialism come together to pursue their thinking, to debate ideas democratically, for formulate proposals, share their experiences freely and network for effective action.