Alternative Information and Development Centre. An alternative information center doing research, education and training, as well as campaigning and lobbying on the macro issues affecting the development process in South Africa
Food for All "Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations"
Library of Congress Country Studies. 101 countries and regions (notable omissions include Canada, France, the United Kingdom, and other Western nations, as well as a number of African nations) written and researched by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress.
Multinational Monitor The Multinational Monitor tracks corporate activity, especially in the Third World, focusing on the export of hazardous substances, worker health and safety, labor union issues and the environment.
Penn World Tables The Penn World Table displays a set of national accounts economic time series covering many countries. Its expenditure entries are denominated in a common set of prices in a common currency so that real quantity comparisons can be made, both between countries and over time. It also provides information about relative prices within and between countries, as well as demographic data and capital stock estimates.
Overseas Development Institute. ODI is Britain's leading independent think-tank on international development and humanitarian issues.
United Nations The U.N. homepage.
World Bank Founded in 1944, the World Bank Group consists of five closely associated institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD); International Development Association (IDA), International Finance Corporation (IFC); Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA); and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).