ALIN would like to acknowledge the support of the following organisations, foundations, and funding bodies. Without their support, none of our projects would be possible. We are very grateful to all of them.
The Ford Foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions around the world. The foundation was established to advance human welfare, and all its work flows from this fundamental commitment. The foundation seeks to create political, economic and social systems that promote peace, human welfare and the sustainability of the environment on which life depends. The Foundation was chartered in 1936 by Edsel Ford. www.fordfound.org
Oxfam Novib is the Dutch affiliate of the international Oxfam organization. It is an association dedicated to establishing a fair world with no poverty in it. The organization is based in The Hague. Oxfam Novib was founded under the name Novib in 1956 and it operates through projects and lobby locally and internationally because poverty and injustice are global problems and are about unjust economic and political relationships.www.oxfamnovib.nl
ILEIA - Centre for learning on sustainable agriculture
ILEIA, the Centre for Learning on sustainable agriculture, is an independent organisation with the mandate to contribute to poverty alleviation through the promotion of agro-ecological approaches.
ILEIA has chosen the collection and dissemination of information as a means of contributing to improving the development options available to farmers, by informing those either directly involved in, or indirectly affecting, rural development. Information disseminated by ILEIA is freely available to all who wish to use and/or reproduce it. www.ileia.org
ILEIA supports the search for sustainable alternatives to conventional high-input agriculture by collecting, analysing and exchanging information on practical experiences of small farmers, particularly in the South. ILEIA co-operates with many other organisations and individuals in promoting ecologically sound agriculture throughout the world. The main target group is development workers working directly with farmers, within national governments, NGOs, research institutions or other projects.
ILEIA supports ALIN to produce the Baobab, a magazine on small scale sustainable agriculture which is the East African edition of the Network’s global magazines-the Agricultures Network.The AgriCultures Network shares knowledge and provides information on small-scale, sustainable agriculture worldwide. The purpose of the AgriCultures Network is to stimulate debate and facilitate concrete actions among stakeholders. In this way the Network promotes sustainable family farming, stressing its capacity to address global problems such as hunger, poverty, environmental degradation and climate change. www.agriculturesnetwork.org/about-us
Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global organisation for research, teaching and communications on international development. IDS was founded in 1966 and enjoys an international reputation based on the quality of its work and its commitment to applying academic skills to real world challenges. Its purpose is to understand and explain the world, and to try to change it. www.ids.ac.uk