Environment and Development Action in the Third World
Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA-TM) is an international non-profit organisation based in Dakar, Senegal. ENDA is an association of autonomous entities co-ordinated by an Executive Secretariat. It collaborates with grassroots groups in search of alternative development models on the basis of the experience, expectations and objectives of marginalised peoples. This mutual commitment translates as: presence at all levels of decision-making and action; development of replicable models of progress, uniting action, research, training and communication; involving intellectuals and professionals in defining and implementing development models for the majority and the least privileged; fighting poverty: this is the primary principle behind Enda activities; involvement in international debates to render third world positions visible and influential. In general, Enda works to enhance the visibility and value, in practice as well as theory, of the knowledge and tools that exist in local development efforts. This consists of identifying and supporting community development initiatives - especially in terms of local organisations. Enda is an organisation in constant evolution. This is reflected in the integration of new priorities and in regular organisational restructuring, such as a diversification of teams and entities, for example. As a result there is a constant dynamism between the different areas and levels of ENDA's activity. Transparency and co-ordination between the various teams and entities, both internally and externally, is a priority for the organisation's operation so that all efforts reach as many as possible.
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Data notesRating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: Think tank list