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Asian Productivity Organization:APO The Asian Productivity Organization mission is to contribute to the socioeconomic development of Asia and the Pacific through enhancing productivity. The APO is nonpolitical, nonprofit, and nondiscriminatory.
Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development:FASID The Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID) was set up in March 1990. Its primary functions are to conduct education and training of a new generation of Japanese development professionals, and research on international development.
Institute for Developing Economies:IDE The Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) aims to make intellectual contributions to the world as a leading center of social-science research on developing regions.
Japan External Trade Organization:JETRO JETRO, or the Japan External Trade Organization, is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.
Japan International Cooperaton Agency:JICA The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is advancing its activities around the pillars of a field-oriented approach, human security, and enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, and speed.
United Nations Center for Regional Development:UNCRD United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) conducts research and training in local and regional development targeting developing and transitional economies.
United Nations University:UNU UNU is dedicated to the generation and transfer of knowledge, and the strengthening of individual and institutional capacities in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:FAO The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
International Atomic Energy Agency:IAEA The IAEA is the world´s center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies.
International Civil Aviation Organization:ICAO
International Fund for Agricultural Development:IFAD IFAD is dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries.
International Labour Organization:ILO The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.
International Maritime Organization:IMO
International Monetary Fund:IMF The IMF is an international organization of 185 member countries. It was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements.
International Telecommunication Union:ITU ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies.
United Nations:UN The purposes of the United Nations, as set forth in the Charter, are to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems and in promoting respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in attaining these ends.
United Nations Children's Fund:UNICEF We are the leading advocate for children’s rights, active in 190 countries through country programmes and National Committees.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development:UNCTAD UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy.
United Nations Development Programme:UNDP UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
United Nations Educational, Scientific Cultural Organization:UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish scientific breakthroughs. Education, Social and Natural Science, Culture and Communication are the means to a far more ambitious goal : to build peace in the minds of men.
United Nations Environment Programme:UNEP Mission: To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoplesto improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization:UNIDO The United Nations Industrial Development Organization helps developing countries and economies in transition in their fight against marginalization.
United Nations Office on Drug and Crime:UNODC The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime.
United Nations Population Fund:UNFPA UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees:UNRWA UNRWA is unique in terms of its long-standing commitment to one group of refugees and its contributions to the welfare and human development of four generations of Palestine refugees.
Universal Postal Union:UPU The postal services of the Universal Postal Union's 191 member countries form the largest physical distribution network in the world.
World Bank Group The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.
World Food Programme:WFP WFP is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
World Health Organization:WHO WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.
World Intellectual Property Organization:WIPO The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.
World Meteorological Organization:WMO WMO is to provide world leadership in expertise and international cooperation in weather, climate, hydrology and water resources and related environmental issues and thereby contribute to the safety and well-being of people throughout the world and to the economic benefit of all nations.
World Tourism Organization:UNWTO The World Tourism Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations and the leading international organization in the field of tourism. It serves as a ?global forum for tourism policy issues and a practical source of tourism know how.?
World Trade Organization:WTO The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.

Other organizations
African Development Bank:AFDB The African Development Bank is the premier financial development institution of Africa, dedicated to combating poverty and improving the lives of people of the continent and engaged in the task of mobilizing resources towards the economic and social progress of its Regional Member Countries.
Agence Francaise de Developpement:AFD AFD is the Groupe Agence Francaise de Developpement, a bi-lateral development finance institution established in 1941 that works on behalf of the French government. Its mission is to finance development according to France's Overseas Development Assistance policies.
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development:AFESD The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) is an autonomous regional Pan-Arab development finance organization.
Asian Development Bank:ADB ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Asian Development Bank Institute:ADBI The Asian Development Bank Institute was established in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan, to help build capacity, skills, and knowledge related to poverty reduction and other areas that support long-term growth and competitiveness in developing economies in the Asia-Pacific region.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation:APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region .
Association of Southeast Asian Nations:ASEAN The ASEAN Declaration states that the aims and purposes of the Association are: (1) to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region and (2) to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries in the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter.
AusAID AusAID is the Australian Government agency responsible for managing Australia's overseas aid program. The objective of the aid program is to assist developing countries reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development, in line with Australia's national interest.
Brazilian Development Bank:BNDES The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) is a federal public company associated with the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade. Its goal is to provide long-term financing for endeavors that contribute to the country's development.
Canadian International Development Agency:CIDA The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is Canada’s lead agency for development assistance. It has a mandate to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and to contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world.
Caribbean Community:CARICOM
Caribbean Development Bank:CDB Caribbean Development Bank intends to be the leading catalyst for development resources into the Region, working towards the systematic reduction of poverty through social and economic development.
Central American Bank for Economic Integration:BCIE Bank works to support the dream of transforming Central America into a strong, prosperous and united region to pursue the vision of its founders.
Commonwealth The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding.
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research:CGIAR Mission: To achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, policy, and environment.
Colombo Plan The Colombo Plan for Cooperative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific is a regional inter-governmental organisation established in 1951 to enhance economic and social development of the countries of the region.
Crown Agents Crown Agents is an international development company providing direct assistance, consultancy and training for public sector modernisation, particularly in financial management, procurement and logistics.
Department for International Development:DFID The Department for International Development (DFID) is the part of the UK Government that manages Britain's aid to poor countries and works to get rid of extreme poverty.
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit:GTZ The GTZ is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations.
Development Assistance Committee:DAC The Development Assistance Committee (DAC) is the principal body through which the OECD deals with issues related to co-operation with developing countries.
Export-Inport Bank of India:EXIM Bank Objectives: “… for providing financial assistance to exporters and importers, and for functioning as the principal financial institution for coordinating the working of institutions engaged in financing export and import of goods and services with a view to promoting the country’s international trade…”
European Bank for Reconstruction Development:EBRD The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development was established in 1991 when communism was crumbling in central and eastern Europe and ex-soviet countries needed support to nurture a new private sector in a democratic environment. Today the EBRD uses the tools of investment to help build market economies and democracies in countries from central Europe to central Asia.
European Investment Bank:EIB The task of the Bank is to contribute towards the integration, balanced development and economic and social cohesion of the EU Member States.
Export Development Canada:EDC Export Development Canada provides Canadian exporters with financing, insurance and bonding services as well as foreign market expertise.
Export Finance and Insurance Cooperation:EFIC Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC), Australia’s export credit agency, provides specialist finance and insurance services to Australian companies exporting and investing overseas.
Export-Import Bank of Thailand:Exim Thailand Mission: To support and promote Thai exporters and investors for national development purpose; To foster collaboration among financial institutions and countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion to promote and support trade and investment.
Export-Import Bank of the United States:Ex-Im The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets.
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Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan:IDBP IDBP is one of Pakistans’ oldest development financing institution created with the primary objective of extending term finance for investment in the manufacturing sector of the economy.
Instituto de Credito Oficial:ICO Instituto de Credito Oficial is a State-owned corporate entity attached to the Ministry of Economy and Finance through the Secretariat of State for the Economy.
Inter-American Development Bank:IDB Inter-American Development Bank provides financing, leverage, policy advice, research, and technical assistance to carry out development projects in 26 countries of the region.
Inter-American Investment Corporation:IIC Promote and support the development of the private sector and the capital markets in its Latin American and Caribbean member countries by investing, lending, innovating, and leveraging resources as the institution charged with fostering the development of small and medium-size enterprises to further sustainable economic development.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development:IBRD The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) aims to reduce poverty in middle-income and creditworthy poorer countries by promoting sustainable development through loans, guarantees, risk management products, and analytical and advisory services.
International Development Association:IDA IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing interest-free credits and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities and improve people’s living conditions.
International Financial Corporation:IFC IFC fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by financing private sector investment, mobilizing capital in the international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments.
International Monetary Fund:IMF The IMF is an international organization of 185 member countries. It was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.
Islamic Development Bank:ISDB The IDB Group is committed to alleviating poverty; promoting human development; science and technology; Islamic economics; banking and finance; and enhancing cooperation amongst member countries, in collaboration with our development partners.
KFW Banken Gruppe KfW Bankengruppe gives impulses for the economy, society and ecology in Germany, Europe and the world over. It supports change and promotes promising ideas.
Korea Development Bank:KDB
Latin American and Caribbean Economic System:SELA The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Latin American Integration Association:ALADI The ALADI is the largest Latin-American group of integration.
Mekong River Commission:MRC The Mekong River Commission (MRC) was established in 1995 by an agreement between the governments of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam.
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency:MIGA MIGA's mission is to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) into developing countries to help support economic growth, reduce poverty, and improve people's lives.
Nacional Financiera:NAFIN The objectives of Nafinsa are to promote the overall development and modernization of the industrial sector with a regional approach; stimulate the development of financial markets and act as financial agent of the Federal Government in the negotiation, contracting and management of credits from abroad.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development:OECD OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to: Support sustainable economic growth; Boost employment; Raise living standards; Maintain financial stability; Assist other countries' economic development; Contribute to growth in world trade.
Organization of American States:OAS
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries:OAPEC The Organization is guided by the belief in the importance of building an integrated petroleum industry as a cornerstone for future economic integration amongst Arab countries.
Organization of the Islamic Conference:OIC The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is an international organization grouping fifty seven States which have decided to pool their resources together, combine their efforts and speak with one voice to safeguard the interests and secure the progress and well-being of their peoples and of all Muslims in the world.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries:OPEC OPEC's mission is to coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of Member Countries and ensure the stabilization of oil markets in order to secure an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a steady income to producers and a fair return on capital to those investing in the petroleum industry.
Overseas Private Investments Corporation:OPIC OPIC helps U.S. businesses invest overseas, fosters economic development in new and emerging markets, complements the private sector in managing risks associated with foreign direct investment, and supports U.S. foreign policy.
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation:SAARC SAARC provides a platform for the peoples of South Asia to work together in a spirit of friendship, trust and understanding. It aims to accelerate the process of economic and social development in Member States.
Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center:SEAFDEC The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is an intergovernmental organization established in December 1967 for the purpose of promoting sustainable fisheries development in the region.
Southern African Development Community:SADC The SADC vision is one of a common future, a future in a regional community that will ensure economic well-being, improvement of the standards of living and quality of life, freedom and social justice and peace and security for the peoples of Southern Africa. This shared vision is anchored on the common values and principles and the historical and cultural affinities that exist between the peoples of Southern Africa.
Swedish Export Credit Corporation:SEK The Swedish Export Credit Corporation (abbreviated SEK for "Svensk Exportkredit" in Swedish) promotes the development of trade and industry and international competitiveness by supplying long-term, sustainable financing based on sound commercial principles.
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency:Sida Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, is a government agency under the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Sida's goal is to contribute to making it possible for poor people to improve their living conditions.
TSKB Mission: To promote the growth of the private sector; To encourage and assist the participation of local and foreign capital to participate in Turkish companies; To contribute to the growth of the capital markets in Turkey
The United States Trade and Development Agency:UATDA The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) advances economic development and U.S. commercial interests in developing and middle income countries.
USAID USAID has been the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms.

Other organizations:Japan
Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship:AOTS AOTS is an expert training organization under the jurisduction of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) that promotes technical cooperation through training activities in Japan and abroad, focusing mainly on managers and engineers from developing countries.
Development Bank of Japan:DBJ
Engineering and Consulting Firms Association, Japan:ECFA Engineering and Consulting Firms Association, Japan(ECFA) is an association of leading Japanese consulting firms in overseas consulting activities in the field of engineering,management and social development.
Foundation for International Development/Relief:FIDR FIDR started its activities in 1990 in order to achieve self-sustainability and growth of people in developing countries.
Infrastructure Development Institute:IDI The Infrastructure Development Institute (IDI) was established in 1956 for the purpose of promoting intentional assistance in the development of infrastructure essential to nations' economic development as well as to the safety and comfort of their citizens.
International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer:ICETT International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer ICETT,established in 1990 by Mie prefecture and Yokkaichi City with the active support of the national government, industries and academic circles, is contributing to international environmental conservation effort by transferring Japan's accumulated technological and administrative know-how and experiences to developing countries, with an emphasis on meeting specific needs in each country.
International Development Center of Japan:IDCJ IDCJ was founded in 1971 by the late Saburo Okita as Japan's first think tank specializing in the field of development and cooperation. From its inception, it has pursued its vanguard agenda of training, research and consulting activities. IDCJ continues to lead the way in Japan's international cooperation fields. 
Japan Bank for International Cooperation:JBIC JBIC contributes to the sustainable and sound development of the international as well as Japanese economy.
Japan Center for International Finance:JCIF The Japan Center for International Finance (JCIF) is a research institution specializing in international finance, founded in March 1983 through contributions by leading Japanese private financial institutions in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance.
Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East:JCCME JCCME has constantly endeavored to pursue its objective of promoting Japan's economic and technical cooperation with the Middle East countries by implementing various international and domestic activities, with full support of the Japanese government, the JCCME member companies and other organizations concerned.
Japan Consulting Institute:JCI Japan Consulting Institute (JCI) has been providing with consulting services in developing countries for the establishment of industrialized economy.
Japanese Society of Regional and Agricultural Development:JASRAD Japanese
Japan Foundation The Japan Foundation is the first organization that specializes in international cultural exchange in Japan.
Japan Institute of International Affairs:JIIA The Japan Institute of International Affairs is Japan's foremost center for producing and disseminating ideas on international relations.
Japan Institute of Overseas Investment:JOI JOI aims to promote foreign direct investment from our country and expand international economic exchanges.
Japan International Cooperation Center:JICE The main mission of JICE is to implement international cooperation activities entrusted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), government ministries and municipal bodies, and other public and private organizations.
Japan International Cooperation System:JICS The purposes of the Foundation are to promote higher quality international cooperation by cooperating in the appropriate and efficient implementation of Japan's Official Development Assistance ("ODA") and other international cooperation programs for developing countries and territories and thus to contribute to the economic and social development of the world as well as the enhancement of friendly international relations.
Japan Overseas Development Corporation:JODC Japan Overseas Development Corporation, or JODC, is a non-profit corporation subsidized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), having the purposes of contributing to the industrial development of mainly developing countries, and energizing of Japanese affiliated companies. For these purposes, we encourage the transfer of technology with support for the development of human resources by dispatching experts to Japanese affiliated companies and other appropriate companies or organizations in such countries.
Japan Transport Cooperation Association:JTCA Japan Transport Cooperation Association (JTCA), non-profit organization, was established in 1973 by the Ministry of Transport for the promotion of international cooperation to developing countries in transport sector, by sharing Japanese technology and experience.
National Institute for Research Advancement:NIRA National Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA) has conducted comprehensive research in order to contribute to the resolution of a variety of complex contemporary social, economic and lifestyle issues.
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization:NEDO NEDO is Japan's largest public R&D management organization for promoting the development of advanced industrial, environmental, new energy and energy conservation technologies.
Overseas Fishery Cooperation Foundation of Japan:OFCF Japanese
Overseas Vocational Training Association:OVTA OVTA provide strong support to businesses while contributing to international society through its efforts in human resources development (HRD).
Plaza for International Cooperation (国際協力プラザ) Japanese

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