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Research Tip Sheet

African Development Bank Group

  • The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.
  • mobilizes and allocates resources for investment in RMCs; and​
  • provides policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.​

CUSO International

Government of Canada

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

  • Made up of countries from around the world focused on global monetary cooperation, financial stability, international trade, employment, sustainable economic growth, and the reduction of poverty

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

  • Intent on improving the economic and social well-being of people around the world including working with governments

OxFam (Oxford Committee for Famine Relief)

  • Focused on a world without poverty, where people are valued and treated equally and have influence over decisions affecting their lives
  • Operate through sustainable development programs, public education, campaigns and advocacy, as well as providing humanitarian assistance in times of disaster and conflict

United Nations (UN)

The World Bank

World Food Programme (WFP)

  • Delivering food assistance in emergencies, as well as working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience

World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Focused on combating diseases and promoting health, including a focus on air, food, and water quality

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