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Non-Governmental Organizations

A guide to resources covering NGO-generated information, including websites, publications, and other resources.

NGOs Focusing on Development

Almost any of the resources under the NGO Directories tab can be searched for social and economic development NGOs in various parts of the world. However, on this page you will find a few of the best sources which focus exclusively on development NGOs and their activities.  Also included is a link to the World Development Indicators database, which is a useful tool for researching economic statistics and development indicators by country.

Selected Development NGO Resources


  • Directory of International Economic Organizations  [Hatcher Graduate - | HF 1418.5 .S371 1997]
  • NGOs and the Millennium Development Goals :citizen action to reduce poverty [Hatcher Graduate - | HC 60 .N499 2007]