Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration
ETC group is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable advancement of cultural and ecological diversity and human rights. To this end, ETC group supports socially responsible developments of technologies useful to the poor and marginalized and it addresses international governance issues and corporate power.
AfricaBio seeks to provide a platform that brings together all groups active in the food chain in one forum to debate the issues surrounding biotechnology.
Agricultural Groups Concerned About Resources and the Environment
The organization provides science and research-based information and policy initiatives on pesticide use, crop biotechnology developments, nutrient management and other related environmental issues.
This website is dedicated to sustainable development, health, education, biodiversity, ecotourism, conservation, agriculture and research in the Amazon.
EarthYouth.net is the one-stop entry-point for young people concerned about the need for sustainable development - from the beginner to the seasoned campaigner. It is conceived and run entirely by young people actively involved in the movement towards sustainable development.
European Society of Human Genetics
The Society focuses on encouraging young scientists and clinicians, and the transfer of technology and provision of genetic services for the developing European countries.
Food First is a progressive think tank and education-for-action center. Their work highlights root causes and value-based solutions to hunger and poverty around the world, with a commitment to establishing food as a fundamental human right. Food First produces books, reports, articles, films, electronic media, and curricula, plus interviews, lectures, workshops and academic courses for the public, policy makers, activists, the media, students, educators and researchers.
Friends of the Earth Europe
coordinates and supports the campaigns and projects of its member groups
which deal with a large variety of subjects including food, farming and
biotechnology; climate change, energy, eco-taxation and nuclear safety;
globalisation, trade, corporate accountability and sustainable development;
EU Accession; and regional programmes in Central, Eastern
Genetically Engineered Food Alert Campaign Center
GeneWatch UK is an independent organisation concerned with the ethics and risks of genetic engineering. It questions how, why and whether the use of genetic technologies should proceed and believes that the debate over genetic engineering is long overdue.
The Greenpeace site features critical campaigns on various topics, such as climate change, forests, genetic engineering and sustainable trade.
ILEIA is a Centre for Information on Low External Input Sustainable Agriculture. This website has an open discussion forum, many links to agriculture related sites and background information on important themes.
Intermediate Technology Development Group
The ITDG aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in developing countries. This UK-based charity works directly in four regions of the developing world – Latin America, East Africa, Southern Africa and South Asia, with particular concentration on Peru, Kenya, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
International Center for Tropical Agriculture
The CIAT conducts socially and environmentally progressive research aimed at reducing hunger and poverty and preserving natural resources in developing countries.
International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications
The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) is a not-for-profit organization that delivers the benefits of new agricultural biotechnologies to the poor in developing countries. It aims to share these powerful technologies to those who stand to benefit from them and at the same time establish an enabling environment for their safe use.
Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development
The Novartis Foundation aims to improve the quality
of life of the
Novib (Oxfam Netherlands)
Nuffield Council on Bioethics
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics considers the ethical issues arising from developments in medicine and biology.
Sustainable Development Network
The Sustainable Development Network is a network of individuals and non-governmental organizations which generate policy materials, coordinate events for policymakers, and work with the news media to promote debate on issues which pertain to sustainable development including environmental and trade policy, economic policy, health, and legal frameworks.
Third World Network
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. The Biotechnology pages provide articles and reports on biotechnology, biosafety and genetic engineering in the third world.
Union of Concerned Scientists
This site provides critical web resources on several controversial issues. These include biodiversity, genetically engineered food and health and environment.
United Kingdom Agricultural Biodiversity Coalition
UKabc is an activity of the UK Food Group: Bringing together Public Interest UK organisations concerned with Sustainable Use, Conservation, Benefit Sharing, Trade, Patents, Intellectual Property, Biopiracy, Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Biosafety and other issues related to the Equitable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity for Local Food and Livelihood Security
World Foundation for Environment and Development
WFED works to sustain economic development and conserve the Earth’s biological resources through facilitating equitable and efficient access and benefit-sharing frameworks and by producing targeted information tools designed to improve public understanding of the issues underlying environmental conflicts.
Worldwatch is a non-profit public policy research organization dedicated to informing policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends and the complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems.