ACORD - Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development
Agence de coopération et de recherche pour le développement
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Founded 1974, as Euro Action - ACORD (EAA), by merger of U-XU0927 - International Agency for Cooperation in Development (IACOD), set up 1972, and Euro-Action Sahel, also referred to in French as Association internationale pour la coopération et le développement au Sahel (AICDS). Current title adopted 1987. Organizational change process transformed ACORD from a consortium of Northern NGOs to a Pan-African organization, when Head office was relocated from London (UK) to Nairobi (Kenya), 2003. Headquarters agreement with government of Kenya. UK registered Charity: 283302.
Work towards a society in which all citizens are equally able to achieve their rights and fulfil their responsibilities; work in common cause with poor people and those who have been denied their rights to obtain social justice and development and be part of locally rooted citizen movements.
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