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You can find below a set of useful links, related to three major topics: biodiversity conservation, microcredit , and other

BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION


logo-fc.jpg WILDLIFE DIVISION of THE FORESTRY COMMISSION
The Ghanaian government's competent authority for the management of the wildlife reserves, and our partner in the Kakum National Park
www.wildlifeghana.com

gws_logo_small.gif GHANA WILDLIFE SOCIETY
One of the largest biodiversity conservation NGOs in Ghana, and our partner in the Amansuri weltand
www.ghanawildlifesociety.org

ci_logo.jpg CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL
An international leading NGO, known among else about its contribution to the identification of Global biodiversity hotspots. CI has also some programmes in Ghana, and head offices in Accra.
www.biodiversityhotspots.org
www.conservation.org

iucn_logo.jpg IUCN
IUCN is the world's oldest and largest global environmental network. IUCN is a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations, and some 10,000 volunteer scientists in more than 160 countries. IUCN has a country office in Ghana, but no field projects.
cms.iucn.org

tropenbos.gif TROPENBOS INTERNATIONAL-GHANA
This international NGO's objective is to contribute to a better use and governance of tropical forests for the benefit of people, conservation and sustainable development, through research, capacity building and communication. It has an extensive programme in Ghana, and its headquarters are in Kumasi.
www.tropenbos.org
 
ILLEGAL LOGGING


ILLEGAL-LOGGING.INFO
 
This is a website providing backrgound information on the key issues in the illegal logging debate, along with news stories, information on events, key documents and links to other websites.
www.illegal-logging.info/ 
and specifically for Ghana www.illegal-logging.info/approach.php?a_id=66



MICROCREDIT


grameen.jpg GRAMEEN BANK
The forerunner of microcredit in the world!
www.grameen-info.org

logo_mixmarket.gif THE MIXMARKET
The MIX MARKET TM is a global, web-based, microfinance information platform.  It provides information to sector actors and the public at large on microfinance institutions (MFIs) worldwide, public and private funds that invest in microfinance, MFI networks, raters/external evaluators, advisory firms, and governmental and regulatory agencies. The MIX Market seeks to develop a transparent information market to link MFIs worldwide with Investors and Donors and promote greater investment and information flows.
www.mixmarket.org

eur_mfinance_plat_logo.gif EUROPEAN MICROFINANCE PLATFORM
The European Microfinance Platform is a multi-stakeholder and well connected European microfinance community, which has the mission to promote innovative and inclusive financial sectors in developing countries.
www.microfinance-platform.eu

ghamfin_logo.gif GHAMFIN
Ghamfin is an informal network of institutions and individuals that operate within Ghana's Microfinance Industry.
www.ghamfin.org

neth_platf_logo.png NETHERLANDS PLATFORM FOR MICROFINANCE
The Netherlands Platform for Microfinance is a network of Dutch microfinance actors created in January 2003 It now has 15 members.
www.microfinance.nl

 terrafina_logo.gif TERRAFINA MICROFINANCE
Terrafina Microfinance is a Dutch-based organisation aiming to stimulate rural microfinance in Africa. It currently operates in Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Benin, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Congo-DRC and Burundi.
www.terrafina.nl/en/

VARIOUS


 logo_snv.gif SNV (Netherlands Development Organisation)
This Dutch development agency has been active since 1992, with offices in Accra, Takoradi, Ho and Tamale. SNV currently assists in developing the capacity of local partner organisations to improve their performance in the fight against poverty. SNV Ghana's approach is to facilitate change through capacity strengthening. It offers support in five thematic areas: Local Governance, Private Sector Development, Natural Resource Management, Gender and Sustainable Tourism.
www.snvworld.org

 carelogoorg.gif CARE-Ghana
CARE is an international humanitarian NGO. It has a programme office in Ghana, which implements various projects related to a wide range of issues, including natural resource management and to micro-enterprise development.
www.care.org



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LIVING EARTH FOUNDATION-GHANA
Living Earth Foundation (LEF) works in the fields of education, environment and community development, and also promotes and practices positive engagement and partnership working with corporations and governments in developing solutions to local, regional, national and international problems. LEF is implementing a few community projects in Ghana, notably provision of conservation education and community liaison expertise in Ankasa Nature Reserve.
www.livingearth.org.uk

sankofa.gif                                                              SANKOFA
Sankofa is a cultural association based in France. It was created to establish a close relationship between Ghanaians and French, and allow the French people (even the French with Ghanaian origin) to discover and know more about Ghana and its culture, and also to assist the migrant Ghanaians to well integrate and find their rightful place within the French multicultural setting while maintaining socio-economic links with their roots.
www.sankofa.asso.fr
   

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