Links to informative rural innovation and capacity development sitesCapacity.ORG, web magazine/portal for practitioners and policy makers working in/on capacity development in international cooperation in the South
ERI, CIAT-Africa: Empowering rural communities to innovate and exploit market opportunities for improved rural livelihoods.
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development: Network of bilateral and multilateral donors and international financing institutions who share a common vision of the role that agriculture and rural development plays in reducing poverty. The output of Platform activities is structured into two pillars: advocacy and knowledge sharing.
Institutional Learning and Change Initiative (ILAC), Promoting Collaborative pro-poor agricultural innovation
KIT Portal Rural Innovation Systems access to free, full-text electronic documents, e-mail newsletters, e-journals, news and events and other free Internet sources. Targeted at professionals, including researchers, policy-makers and students involved in rural development in developing countries
KIT Portal on Value Chains for Development access to free, full-text electronic documents on pro-poor value chains; a unique entry point for all other Internet sources on the subject, newsletters, discussion groups, websites, bibliographic databases, and directories of organizations and projects.
Learning INnovation Knowledge, a specialist network of regional innovation policy studies hubs. Policy-relevant resources on innovation for a new rural economy.
Livelihood Connect at DFID: Sustainable Livelihoods Toolbox and Best Practice in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation. Guidelines for involving people in monitoring and evaluation for Natural Resource Management and Research.
The Livelihoods and Institutions Group - Processes and institutions for rural innovation, NRI
Prolinnova, global learning network to promote local innovation in ecologically-oriented agriculture and NRM. Active in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Research for Development (R4D) - A Portal to DFID Funded Research
World Rural Forum Association - Forum for meeting, analysing and observing rural development. Many interesting events, links and documents.
African Higher Education InstitutionsWeb Directories and Databases African higher education institutions
African Regional Networks, The partnership for higher education in Africa
Focal Areas and Grantmaking Through 2009, The partnership for higher education in Africa
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), an initiative by a consortium of 25 universities in East, Central and Southern Africa to develop and strengthen human resource capacity for inter-disciplinary problem-solving.
For academics in Curriculum Development: African Higher Education Harmonization and Tuning Project (Tuning Africa)