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The Rockefeller Foundation focuses on achieving lasting improvements in the lives and livelihoods of poor people by working with them to ensure that they are included among the beneficiaries of globalization. To this end, the foundation provides grants in four main areas: helping to eradicate poverty and...

The Asian Development Bank is dedicated to reducing poverty and improving people’s welfare. The 63-member ADB pursues these goals with diverse operations...

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is the government department responsible for promoting sustainable development...

(Photo: Peter Fredenburg) When they come calling in a village, Truong Thi Ngoc Chi and Tran Thi Ngoc Mai bring the refreshments. They do this because the...

Former German Chancellor Willy Brandt once described development aid as “the peace policy of the 21st century.” Cooperation for development, to use...

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) believes that meeting three fundamental needs of developing nations — ensuring food security,...

Easy access: training and courseware specialist Albert Atkinson demonstrates how to use the Rice Knowledge Bank to Mark Bell, head of the IRRI Training...

(Photo: IRRI) India is a world away from Indiana, and none would mistake Sister Sajita Isaac for Johnny Appleseed. But the peripatetic Catholic nun calls...