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Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development (ACORD)
Title: Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development (ACORD)
URL: http://www.acordinternational.org
Creator: Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development
Abstract: ACORD is an Africa-led international alliance working to promote social justice and lift Africans out of poverty. ACORD is running field operations in 17 countries in Africa, as well as Pan African and international advocacy work. ACORD perceives its role as working in common cause with the poor. Its objectives are:
* Strengthen the livelihoods of marginalised communities and their capacity to advocate for their rights and achieve food sovereignity
* Facilitate an enabling environment where marginalised communities become effective agents of conflict transformation
* Build the knowledge on gender relations and effective ways of addressing gender inequalities
* Promote learning, strengthen capacity and develop effective partnerships so as to influence thinking, policies and practice on HIV and AIDS [according to site editor's information]
Keywords: Africa south of the Sahara; Poverty alleviation; Possibilities/alternatives for development; Development policy; International nongovernmental organizations
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Economy ยป Development Policy & Poverty
Location of the site's editor: Kenya
Resource type: International and supranational Organisations;
Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO)
Language: English
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