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Oxfam GB publishes a range of books, journals, reports, training resources, videos, and policy papers. Through its publishing, Oxfam sets out to communicate its policy research, advocacy messages, and programme experience, and to be an active contributor to current debates in development.
Practical Action Publishing are the exclusive European distributors of Oxfam Books.
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International Development Research Centre (IDRC)/ Centre de Recherches pour le Developpement International (CRDI), Ottowa, Canada
A leading publisher of international development literature since 1971, IDRC is Canada's main research agency on development issues. They publish the results of IDRC-supported research on global and regional issues related to sustainable and equitable development in English, French and Spanish. IDRC contributes to the body of knowledge on development issues to further the cause of global understanding and equity.
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National Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Chatham, UK
NRI publishes affordable books on agricultural development in support of sustainable livelihoods. Based on sound scientific and socio-economic research, these books range from offering advice to policy makers and natural resource managers through to extension material for use at grass roots level.
Practical Action Publishing are the exclusive worldwise trade distributors for NRI Publications.
Water, Engineering and Development Centre Institute of Development Engineering, Loughborough, UK
WEDC Publications include books, manuals, academic papers, conference proceedings, reports, articles, projects, and case studies published either by WEDC or though other international publishers.
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The Sphere Project is a programme of the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) and InterAction with VOICE, ICRC and ICVA. The project was launched in 1997 to develop a set of universal minimum standards in core areas of humanitarian assistance. The aim of the project is to improve the quality of assistance provided to people affected by disasters, and to enhance the accountability of the humanitarian system in disaster response. In support of their activities, Sphere Project produces several operational guides and training materials in a variety of languages including English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic.
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International NGO Training and Research Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom
INTRAC is committed to improving the organisational effectiveness and programme performance of Northern and Southern NGOs involved in relief and development work. INTRAC recognises and supports the commitment of the NGO sector to values that promote sustainable development, social justice, empowerment and participation.
INTRAC Publications seeks to disseminate findings obtained through its integrated training, research and consultancy programme, based on NGO development experience.
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Swiss Centre for Development Cooperation in Technology and Management (SKAT), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Founded in 1978, SKAT is one of the original European development agencies to emerge from the 'Small is Beautiful' movement. Over the years SKAT has become the leading Swiss consultancy firm working internationally in the field of rural and urban infrastructure. SKAT's main areas of focus are Water and Sanitation, Architecture and Building, Urban Development, and Transport Infrastructure.
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