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  • Karsten Weitzenegger is an Associate of SEEDwork, the expert association for sustainable economic development and employment. Please visit my profile at http://www.seedwork.net/profile/karsten-weitzenegger SEEDwork is a registered non-profit association composed of professionals with long-standing experience in technical and financial development cooperation. The purpose of the association is the promotion of societal and economic development in developing and threshold countries. SEEDwork focuses on sustainable growth, decent work, and the promotion of international cooperation in this regard. “Growth – Income – Social Inclusion” We promote economic development and employment in a range of different areas. In many cases, reforms in the financial sector are necessary to establish transparency for investors or to provide individuals and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with funding. This may especially apply to micro-credits for the small entities. Therefore, we link existing and would-be entrepreneurs to financing institutions. Regarding sustainable business development we use value chain analyses as […]

    Weitzenegger joins SEEDwork Sustainable Economic Development and Employment

    Karsten Weitzenegger is an Associate of SEEDwork, the expert association for sustainable economic development and employment. Please visit my profile at http://www.seedwork.net/profile/karsten-weitzenegger SEEDwork is a registered non-profit association composed of professionals with long-standing experience in technical and financial development cooperation. The purpose of the association is the promotion of societal and economic development in developing and threshold countries. SEEDwork focuses on sustainable growth, decent work, and the promotion of international cooperation in this regard. “Growth – Income – Social Inclusion” We promote economic development and employment in a range of different areas. In many cases, reforms in the financial sector are necessary to establish transparency for investors or to provide individuals and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with funding. This may especially apply to micro-credits for the small entities. Therefore, we link existing and would-be entrepreneurs to financing institutions. Regarding sustainable business development we use value chain analyses as […]

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  • GlobalFair was established in 2011 in Brussels, Belgium as an international not-for-profit, non partisan organisation. It is run by an ambitious coordination team from Brussels with partners and members worldwide. The association arose from the vision to combine private and non-profit sector interests in countries with prospering economies and with future markets in disfavoured regions. All activities emphasize business and investment opportunities. There are no geographic restrictions to projects run by GlobalFair, but the outcome has to have a general positive social and ecological impact. GlobalFair focuses on innovative and sustainable projects with micro, small and medium-size enterprises and organisations, aiming for the creation of an eco-social market economy on local and superior level. The projects are accompanied by a transfer of best practices, business knowledge and mutual learning among business cultures, and production structures. In addition to the projects, GlobalFair represents its members’ views at public and private meetings […]

    Karsten Weitzenegger Consulting joined GlobalFair aisbl | linking business & social concern

    GlobalFair was established in 2011 in Brussels, Belgium as an international not-for-profit, non partisan organisation. It is run by an ambitious coordination team from Brussels with partners and members worldwide. The association arose from the vision to combine private and non-profit sector interests in countries with prospering economies and with future markets in disfavoured regions. All activities emphasize business and investment opportunities. There are no geographic restrictions to projects run by GlobalFair, but the outcome has to have a general positive social and ecological impact. GlobalFair focuses on innovative and sustainable projects with micro, small and medium-size enterprises and organisations, aiming for the creation of an eco-social market economy on local and superior level. The projects are accompanied by a transfer of best practices, business knowledge and mutual learning among business cultures, and production structures. In addition to the projects, GlobalFair represents its members’ views at public and private meetings […]

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  • Search the leading development research institutes and libraries here with one query. The Development Research Crawler is a customised Google search engine that searches over 40 related websites and weblogs. Loading Permanent URL: http://www.weitzenegger.de/content/?page_id=2191

    Your Access to International Development Libraries

    Search the leading development research institutes and libraries here with one query. The Development Research Crawler is a customised Google search engine that searches over 40 related websites and weblogs. Loading Permanent URL: http://www.weitzenegger.de/content/?page_id=2191

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  • AGEG Consultants eG has two new Managing Directors, who share general management tasks. Both are experienced Consultants and are named Harald, but are not relatives. Harald Himsel will lead the business development, while Harald Speidel looks more on the administration and financial management. Martina Jacobson joined the team as Project Manager for Training, E-Learning, and Sustainable Tourism. All activities of AGEG Consultants are coordinated from AGEG’s Head Office in Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany. A team of 16 people is responsible for the acquisition and management of short and long term projects as well as for the provision of services to AGEG’s members and associates. http://www.ageg.de/headoffice/headoffice_team/

    Please welcome new staff at AGEG’s Head Office

    AGEG Consultants eG has two new Managing Directors, who share general management tasks. Both are experienced Consultants and are named Harald, but are not relatives. Harald Himsel will lead the business development, while Harald Speidel looks more on the administration and financial management. Martina Jacobson joined the team as Project Manager for Training, E-Learning, and Sustainable Tourism. All activities of AGEG Consultants are coordinated from AGEG’s Head Office in Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany. A team of 16 people is responsible for the acquisition and management of short and long term projects as well as for the provision of services to AGEG’s members and associates. http://www.ageg.de/headoffice/headoffice_team/

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  • Looking for a job in development cooperation? This Website gives you a list of professional opportunities around the world. Updated as you arrive. I am still working on updates, so come back soon. http://www.weitzenegger.de/new/jobmarket.php

    Weitzenegger’s International Development Job Market

    Looking for a job in development cooperation? This Website gives you a list of professional opportunities around the world. Updated as you arrive. I am still working on updates, so come back soon. http://www.weitzenegger.de/new/jobmarket.php

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  • African Parliamentary Poverty Reduction Network – (APRN) http://www.parlcent.ca/africa/prnetwork/pr_network_e.php The APRN was created in 2003 in response to demands by African parliamentarians for a network that would bring together Members of Parliament from all over Africa interested in central issues such as poverty reduction to discuss and share best practices, lessons learned and experiences in that area; as well as to improve their poverty monitoring capacity and increase their policy-making knowledge and build linkages with policy institutes. Aid Workers Network http://www.aidworkers.net Collaborative project set up to provide practical advice for aid workers from aid workers. BOP Source – The first social network for the base of the pyramid http://bopsource.ning.com A social network for the 4 billion people at the base of the economic pyramid, the NGO’s that serve them, and the companies that want to do business with them. BOP Source is an interactive platform for collaboration on productive BOP business […]

    Networks you can use for poverty impact assessment

    African Parliamentary Poverty Reduction Network – (APRN) http://www.parlcent.ca/africa/prnetwork/pr_network_e.php The APRN was created in 2003 in response to demands by African parliamentarians for a network that would bring together Members of Parliament from all over Africa interested in central issues such as poverty reduction to discuss and share best practices, lessons learned and experiences in that area; as well as to improve their poverty monitoring capacity and increase their policy-making knowledge and build linkages with policy institutes. Aid Workers Network http://www.aidworkers.net Collaborative project set up to provide practical advice for aid workers from aid workers. BOP Source – The first social network for the base of the pyramid http://bopsource.ning.com A social network for the 4 billion people at the base of the economic pyramid, the NGO’s that serve them, and the companies that want to do business with them. BOP Source is an interactive platform for collaboration on productive BOP business […]

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  • African Voices in Europe demand more effective aid for Africa’s poorest http://practicalaction.org/?id=africanvoices Practical Action has launched a new website – African Voices in Europe – to expose the failures of European aid and set out a new agenda for Improving aid for Africa’s poorest communities. African Voices in Europe exposes the failures of EC aid to reach farmers and livestock keepers across Africa, and explores how EC aid could be more effectively targeted to achieve its objective of poverty reduction. AiDA Adds Information from Major Nongovernmental Organizations http://aida.developmentgateway.org/aida/AidaHome.do The database on development activities, AiDA, now includes activities funded by the Gates Foundation, the Open Society Institute, and the Soros Foundation Network. These non-traditional donors fund over 3,800 activities. As a tool for aid effectiveness, AiDA includes information on more than 200,000 development projects worldwide. CAN launches a FREE Social Enterprise Directory http://www.can-online.org.uk/register.php CAN has just launched a FREE directory of […]

    Websites of the Month, April 2008

    African Voices in Europe demand more effective aid for Africa’s poorest http://practicalaction.org/?id=africanvoices Practical Action has launched a new website – African Voices in Europe – to expose the failures of European aid and set out a new agenda for Improving aid for Africa’s poorest communities. African Voices in Europe exposes the failures of EC aid to reach farmers and livestock keepers across Africa, and explores how EC aid could be more effectively targeted to achieve its objective of poverty reduction. AiDA Adds Information from Major Nongovernmental Organizations http://aida.developmentgateway.org/aida/AidaHome.do The database on development activities, AiDA, now includes activities funded by the Gates Foundation, the Open Society Institute, and the Soros Foundation Network. These non-traditional donors fund over 3,800 activities. As a tool for aid effectiveness, AiDA includes information on more than 200,000 development projects worldwide. CAN launches a FREE Social Enterprise Directory http://www.can-online.org.uk/register.php CAN has just launched a FREE directory of […]

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  • European Commission Vice President Gunter Verheugen launched Enterprise Europe Network, a new and powerful European support network for enterprises. All major players of the business support community in Europe have united to offer a one-stop service to assist especially small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop their full potential and innovative capacity. With more than 500 contact points and almost 4,000 experienced staff, Enterprise Europe Network is the largest network in Europe providing expertise and services for business. These are available to companies of all sizes irrespective of whether they are in manufacturing or services, although they are primarily directed at small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise-europe-network

    EC Vice President Verheugen launches Enterprise Europe Network

    European Commission Vice President Gunter Verheugen launched Enterprise Europe Network, a new and powerful European support network for enterprises. All major players of the business support community in Europe have united to offer a one-stop service to assist especially small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop their full potential and innovative capacity. With more than 500 contact points and almost 4,000 experienced staff, Enterprise Europe Network is the largest network in Europe providing expertise and services for business. These are available to companies of all sizes irrespective of whether they are in manufacturing or services, although they are primarily directed at small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise-europe-network

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  • The Directory currently covers 540 institutions doing research on poverty, inequality and development in 27 countries in Latin America and 200 institutions in 38 sub-Saharan African countries. This directory is an effort to strengthen links among research centres in developing countries and foster South-South Cooperation on poverty research and training. http://www.undp-povertycentre.org/site/CentreSearch.do

    Directory of Research Centres at International Poverty Centre

    The Directory currently covers 540 institutions doing research on poverty, inequality and development in 27 countries in Latin America and 200 institutions in 38 sub-Saharan African countries. This directory is an effort to strengthen links among research centres in developing countries and foster South-South Cooperation on poverty research and training. http://www.undp-povertycentre.org/site/CentreSearch.do

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