Mobilizing Knowledge for Sustainable Development

by Near East Foundation (NEF) Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified


Learning Resource Center gathers, documents, and disseminates all types of international development information, promoting excellence in this specialty around the world.

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Past experiences of what works best can get development projects off on the right track, offering innovation for replication & accelerating results while maximizing initiatives, opportunity, accountability. Information cuts thru obstacles like geography, bureaucracy, high turnover, fragmentation. NGOs, universities, institutions; thousands of practitioners, researchers, students, and donors using these resource will benefit and will be able to serve millions of people.


-Repository of information & comprehensive database for customized reference purposes. -Promotion of centers of excellence and organizations with best practices & special expertise. -Advocacy campaigns, on-line courses, technical assistance.

Long-Term Impact

To become the hub for international development information/resources in the entire Middle East. To advance learning in a professional field impacting the entire developing world.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Organization Information

Near East Foundation (NEF)

Location: Syracuse, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Roger Hardister
Regional Director, Near East Foundation
Garden City, Cairo, Egypt

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Thanks to 3 donors like you, a total of $800 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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