Sustainable Development

The mission of the Village Earth is to achieve sustainable village-based development by connecting communities with global resources through training, consulting, and networking with organizations worldwide.
The Global Village Energy Partnership Financing Facilitation module bridges the gap among financiers, entrepreneurs and consumers with the goal of increasing investment in village energy projects and programs.
Promoting locally based alternatives to the global consumer culture. A non-profit organization concerned with the protection of both biological and cultural diversity. Our emphasis is on education for action: moving beyond single issues to look at the more fundamental influences that shape our lives.
Institute for Food and Development Policy - a member-supported, nonprofit 'peoples' think tank and education-for-action center. Our work highlights root causes and value-based solutions to hunger and poverty around the world, with a commitment to establishing food as a fundamental human right.
An independent non-profit international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North- South issues. Its objectives are to conduct research on economic, social and environmental issues pertaining to the South; to publish books and magazines; ...
An alliance of sixty leading activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity, and public education in response to economic globalization.
IRN supports local communities working to protect their rivers and watersheds. We work to  halt destructive river development projects, and to encourage equitable and sustainable methods of meeting needs for water, energy and flood management.
We are building a list of sustainable reforestation projects which need funding here. If you have a reforestation project which needs funding, please submit your project details.
Aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in developing countries. Fields: energy, transport, agro-processing, manufacturing, shelter, ...
Open, collaborative, solutions in sustainability. Thousands of how to and project pages on appropriate technology, international development and sustainability.
Great sustainable living resource. Contains the full text and images from over 1050 of the best books dealing with all areas of do-it-yourself technology.
A non-profit dedicated to developing simple income generating devices to improve life for the worlds poorest.
Green Empowerment partners with rural communities in the developing world to implement renewable energy and water systems that alleviate poverty and preserve the environment.
Established in 1972, the Barefoot College is an NGO that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in rural communities, with the objective of making them self-sufficient and sustainable. These "˜Barefoot solutions can be broadly categorized into solar energy, water, education, health care, rural handicrafts, peoples action, communication, womens empowerment and wasteland development.
Seed Savers' has helped to establish Seed Networks in a number of other countries such as Cambodia, East Timor, Ecuador, India, Japan, Solomon Islands and The Philippines.
Farming Solutions brings examples of successful, environmentally responsible farming systems to life from all over the world, illustrating how farmers can protect the environment while at the same time increasing food supply where it is most needed.
The Solar Kettle-Thermos Flask empowers the world's poor and needy with access to microbes free drinking water. Makes 2 litres of solar pasteurized water every 2 hours and delivers hot water in the morning even before the Sun is up!
The Solar Electric Light Fund, Inc. (SELF) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1990 to promote, develop, and facilitate solar rural electrification and energy SELF-sufficiency in developing countries.
The Portable Light Project enables the world's poorest people to create and own energy harvesting textiles, providing the benefits of renewable power as an integral part of everyday life.
Founded in 1984, Enersol is a non-profit charitable organization developing and introducing sustainable energy solutions for rural communities. By supporting the use of clean, renewable solar energy for health and education applications in Latin America, we are committed to demonstrating that it's possible to improve the quality of life in rural areas of developing nations around the world.
Stichting Pico Sol is een onafhankelijke vrijwilligersorganisatie die zich inzet voor kleinschalige toepassingen van zonne-energie in derde wereld landen.
HLF's main objective is to improve the quality of life of the remote population of the Himalayan region via the introduction and use of environmentally friendly renewable energy technologies.
Husk Power Systems potentially can provide power to millions of rural Indians using a proprietary technology that cost-effectively converts rice husks into electricity.
Renewable energy solutions to remote areas. Renewable energy system rentals, solar water pumping, ...
We are mfg. installer of Solar PV systems, Solar thermal, small wind turbines, hydro power equipments.
Adapting toilet composting technology for developing communities.
ISEC's Farm Project, a month-long experiential education program, offers participants the opportunity to immerse themselves in this ancient culture, while gaining a deeper understanding of the economic, environmental and psychological costs of the global economy.
Supports grassroots groups working for environmental justice and sustainability around the world. Our grants fund grassroots action in some of the world’s most despoiled and impoverished places.
Today, less than 2% of U.S. giving supports projects outside U.S. borders. This means that over 96% of humanity, including most of the world's poorest and neediest people, are denied access to the largest pool of philanthropic capital in the world. This is nuts.
The mission of the Wallace Global Fund is to catalyze and leverage critically needed global progress towards an equitable and environmentally sustainable society.
The EcoLogic Development Fund conserves endangered wildlife and wild lands by advancing community-based development and resource management.
Practical action for sustainable development & reforestation in rural Ecuador. Productive community projects, organic farming, eco-tourism & conservation volunteer opportunities.
Positive and little known news of positive environmental and developmental achievements in India.
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development - help promote the development of an economically and environmentally sound mountain ecosystem and to improve the living standards of mountain populations.
A successful story of applied permaculture principles to fight draught and provide sustainable income to the poorest.
Developing and disseminating appropriate technologies for meeting the energy and water requirements of the villages, promoting craft based (development of hand made naturally dyed textiles) and farm based livelihood opportunities.
Improve the environment by promoting waste recycling activities in the country. Conduct research, experiments on solid waste management, recycling, clinical and hazardous waste management, waste water treatment and organic farming,...
We are focused on facilitating learning experiences for people who are interested in finding out how to "work with" those who are struggling to survive--from tribal people, to lowland farmers, to factory workers and others.
Through its academic programs and outreach units, SERD has been working towards capacity building and human resource development in the areas of environmental and resources management, poverty alleviation and socio-economic/gender development.
Research, development and graduate training in solar energy technologies.
Dissemination of information about alternative technologies and clean energy.
Shadaonline is a Kenyan registered Eco-technology project creation, design, implementation and transitory management organization that revolutionizes local communities.
Lebônઠoffers comprehensive solutions to the pressing problems of developing countries. We combine innovative use of cutting-edge technologies from our technology partners with the local understanding necessary for a successful on-site roll out.