Who is working on what in international development?

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Guardian Global Development Professionals (GDPN) http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development-professionals-network
Promoting understanding, dialogue and debate among global development professionals. Guardian Professional Networks are community-focused sites, where we bring together advice, best practice and insight from a wide range of professional communities. “We aim to offer a space where professionals can network as well as share knowledge and expertise.”

devex http://www.devex.com
Devex conects the people and organizations that make global development happen. Devex is the industry standard for international development career and recruitment services.

ZUNIA http://www.zunia.org
Zunia is a portal for knowledge exchange among development professionals worldwide. Development workers around the world use Zunia.org on a daily basis to share knowledge, discuss challenges, and find partners.

eldis communities http://www.eldis.org
UK’s Electronic Development and Environment Information System is a gateway to information on development issues, providing free and easy access to wide range of high quality online resources. ELDIS provides summaries and links to online documents. ELDIS offers a directory of websites, databases, library catalogues and email discussion lists. Funded by DANIDA SIDA and IDS.

HiiDunia http://www.hiidunia.com
Hii Dunia aims to give everyone with knowledge or experience in the Development sector the opportunity to share their work. This may be in the form of academic research, papers or dissertations. Hii Dunia would welcome submissions resulting from non-professional, semi-professional or wholly professional collaborations or projects.

XING Aid & Development Professionals https://www.xing.com/aiddevprofs/
XING is a social software platform for enabling a small-world network for professionals. This Group a forum for international development professionals working with different organisations to end poverty world-wide.

OneWorld.net http://www.oneworld.net
OneWorld.net brings together the latest news and views from over 1,600 organizations promoting human rights awareness and fighting poverty worldwide

SID Society for International Development http://www.sidint.org
Created in 1957, the Society for International Development (SID) is a global network of individuals and institutions concerned with development which is participative, pluralistic and sustainable. SID is one of the few organizations that has a holistic, multidisciplinary and multisectorial approach to development and social change

SID on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/…
The Society for International Development host a Group on LinkedIn, the social networking website for people in professional occupations. With 6000+ membes it’s a most active group. Why not join the conversation?

International Development Communities http://www.intdevcommunities.com
International Development Communities (IDC) is a global community on which professionals and organizations involved in the area of international development can CONNECT, SHARE and INSPIRE each other.

Dgroups http://dgroups.org
An online platform offering tools and services that bring individuals and organizations together in the international development community.

EADI http://www.eadi.org
The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes is the leading European network in the field of development research and training. EADI promotes the exchange of relevant information among members and with others.

Digital Development Debates digital-development-debates.org
Published by the Development Policy Forum of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. The goal is to create a lively platform where experts, journalists, students, business people and other interested parties can continue to expand the existing pool of information and with room for debate.

The Broker http://www.thebrokeronline.eu
The Broker is an independent international magazine on globalization and development. It brings together cutting-edge knowledge and expert opinions from researchers, policy makers and professionals./P>

Relief Web http://www.reliefweb.int
ReliefWeb by UN-OCHA provides the humanitarian community with up-to-the-minute comprehensive information about crises around the world.

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition http://www.fao.org/fsnforum/
FAO’s FSN Forum is a worldwide community of experts and practitioners on Food Security and Nutrition issues and organizes online discussions to exchange knowledge and to inform the global dialogue and decision-making processes.

EU-LDC Network http://www.eu-ldc.org
This website is a platform to exchange information, analysis, and informed views; to create awareness of the EU-LDC dimensions of issues on the agenda; to establish new links that bridge gaps in information and promote mutual understanding between people who in one way or another are involved in shaping the agenda and policies that will affect our common future.

GDN http://www.gdnet.org
The Global Development Network is a global network of research and policy institutes working together to address the problems of national and regional development. The Knowledge Base brings together social science knowledge from research centers world-wide in one easily searchable database. In Association with IDS. World Bank. The GDNet program (GDN’s Knowledge Service at www.gdnet.org) will be coming to an end effective June 2014. During April and May, the team will be phasing out the online services.

SciDev.Net http://www.scidev.net
The Science and Development Network is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing reliable and authoritative information about science and technology for the developing world.

Capacity.org http://www.capacity.org
Web magazine-cum-portal for practitioners and policy makers who work in or on capacity development in international cooperation in the South.

The Impact Alliance http://www.impactalliance.org
International network committed to strengthening the capacity of individuals and organizations to generate deep impact within the communities they serve. Since 2002, the Impact Alliance has cultivated a membership network of over 150 organizations and 3,000 individual practitioners, two-thirds from middle and lower-income countries.

DM&E for Peacebuilding http://dmeforpeace.org
The Learning Portal for Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DM&E) for Peacebuilding is a community of practice for DM&E peacebuilding professionals.

Microfinance Gateway http://www.microfinancegateway.org
Online resource for the global community dedicated to advancing access to financial services for the poor. The Gateway features a comprehensive library of research and publications, original articles and resource centers on trends and important industry developments, and the latest announcements, news, events, trainings, and job opportunities related to microfinance and broader financial inclusion topics.

The Impact Alliance http://www.impactalliance.org
International network committed to strengthening the capacity of individuals and organizations to generate deep impact within the communities they serve. Since 2002, the Impact Alliance has cultivated a membership network of over 150 organizations and 3,000 individual practitioners, two-thirds from middle and lower-income countries.

Social Performance Management SPM Network http://spmnetwork.net
The SPM Network connects individuals and organisations who are committed to managing and achieving the social mission of microfinance.

Development Crossing http://www.developmentcrossing.com
Development Crossing promotes the growth of corporate social responsibility CSR and sustainable development.

GSSD http://gssd.mit.edu
Global System for Sustainable Development is an adaptive and evolving global knowledge system dedicated to sustainable development based on distributed networking principles and practices. Designed to help identify and develop innovative approaches, enabling technologies, as well as new institutional, financial and regulatory mechanisms, the GSSD domain spans over the complex dimensions of the sustainability challenges – at all levels and all parts of the world. MIT.

NORRAG http://www.norrag.org
The Network for Policy Research, Review and Advice on Education and Training is a focus and a forum for the analysis of aid in international education, training and development policy.
Danish Development Research Network (DDRN) http://ddrn.dk
Network gathering more than 2300 researchers and practitioners from Denmark and many other countries around the globe.

Ritimo http://www.ritimo.org
Ritimo est un réseau d’information spécialisé sur la solidarité internationale et le développement durable. Ce site vous propose une information documentaire sur les grands thèmes de la solidarité internationale et de l’actualité Nord Sud.

GEMDEV http://www.gemdev.org
GEMDEV brings together teachers and researchers from the various social science fields working on these issues. (Groupement d’intérêt scientifique pour l’Etude de la Mondialisation et du Développement)

cinfo http://www.cinfo.ch
The Center for Information, Advice and Training informs people who are interested in a position in international cooperation (IC) or who want to make a contribution to better relations with countries in the South and the East. Swiss DEZA and NGOs.

NEDWORC http://www.nedworc.org
NEDWORC Association is an organisation for independent consultants, working in the fields of Development Cooperation, International Cooperation and Relief & Rehabilitation. Netherlands.

Aid Workers Network http://www.aidworkers.net
Practical advice for aid workers by aid workers. This web site is being developed by a team of experienced aid workers to provide a comprehensive resource for busy field workers needing practical advice and proven resources to help with their current work.

AidSource http://aidsource.ning.com
AidSource is an independent humanitarian aid & development social network. The Humanitarian Social Network brings together aid workers, NGO staff, expats, locals, academics, journalists, donors.

AITEC http://aitec.reseau-ipam.org
Association Internationale de Techniciens, Experts et Chercheurs, créée par des urbanistes, économistes, cadres d’entreprises, juristes…, dans une volonté de (re)lier la pratique professionnelle à l’engagement politique, l’Aitec participe à la construction d’une expertise ancrée dans les luttes sociales et à la formulation de propositions alternatives.

Third World Network http://www.twnside.org.sg
The Third World Network is an independent non-profit international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South issues.

International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) http://www.iaia.org
IAIA is a forum for advancing innovation, development, and communication of best practice in impact assessment. The international membership of IAIA promotes development of local and global capacity for the application of environmental, social, health and other forms of assessment in which sound science and full public participation provide a foundation for equitable and sustainable development.

UN Teamworks https://www.unteamworks.org
UNDP has developed Teamworks, a comprehensive solution designed to meet these “next generation” knowledge management challenges. With over 16,000 users across UNDP, the UN and its development partners, Teamworks is a cost-effective, 2.0 knowledge sharing platform which allows users to rapidly obtain information, support and advice, while also sharing their solutions and experiences.

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