Emerging Ecology USA supports ICA India Chickhale school

This report outlines the scale and utilization of the financial support sent to the ICA India Adivasi Ashram Shalla in Chikhale Village by Emerging Ecology USA during the period March 2014 through August 2015.  Nelson Stover, President of Emerging Ecology, and Vijay Lokhande, Chairman of The Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) India, prepared this report for distribution to the friends...

Making it their project – ORP Institute facilitates ownership and commitment in Monglolia

South Korea has changed from a being an aid-recipient to a donor nation. It was among the poorest in the 1960s after the devastating Korean War during 1950 to 1953 and 35 years of Japanese colonial rule. But by 2010, it had become a member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee. “The Miracle of Han River” is now a role...

Disabled but independent – ICA Chile partners with Community Councils of Disability

ICA Chile has worked with disabled people through Community Councils of Disability over the last 11 years. Each Council may have as many as 17 groups of people with various disabilities such as muscular problems, deafness, blindness or mental disabilities. Our aim is to help these organisations with planning methods. We guide them in identifying the blocks preventing them from...

ICA Cote D’Ivoire hosts the first ICA Regional Conference of West & Central Africa

The first Regional Conference of ICA West & Central Africa was held at the hotel Maltus II, Agboville in Côte d’Ivoire, from the 15th to the 20th of September 2015. The meeting brought together representatives from many different organizations. The objective of the conference was to allow members: Development Institute Ghana (DI), Esto Perpetua Development Initiative Nigeria (EPDI), BEE to...

ICA India tastes the sweet fruits of high-tech farming

ICA India’s strawberry project in four villages won recognition when the farmers were awarded the Krushi Ratna (Farming Gems) trophy for their use of innovative methods in agriculture. Jai Maharashtra TV channel and Agrotech Monthly news gave the award in collaboration with the State and Central governments on Agriculture Day on the 1st July. The Japanese strawberries, said to be...

ICA MENA – from desert village to national network

ICA MENA (Middle East & North Africa) has gained much experience in institutional capacity building with governmental and non-governmental bodies in Egypt over the last 39 years. Our work began with a Human Development Project in Bayad El Arab village, Beni Suef governorate, in 1976.  The aim was to demonstrate a self-help model applying community participation methods. During the first...

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