Intergovernmental Authority for Development

Organization's name: Intergovernmental Authority for Development
Organization's acronym: IGAD
Headquarters address  
Address: George Clemeneacu Ave.
P.O.Box 2653, Djibouti

Djibouti
Phone: +253354050
Fax: +253356994
Email: mahboub.maalim@igad.int
Web site: www.igad.int, www.igad.org
Organization type: Inter-governmental organization
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Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
  • Governance
Geographic scope: Regional
  • Africa
Country of activity:
  • Eritrea
  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Kenya
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1986
Year of registration (YYYY): 1986
Organizational structure: Intergovernmental Organisation with the Summit, Council of Ministers, Committee of Ambassadors and a Secretariat. The Secretariat is run by an Executive Secretary supported by four Divisions (Division of Agriculture and Environment, Division of Economic Cooperation and Social Development, Division of Peace and Security & Division of Adminstration and Finance) with a number of Sections and Units.
Number and type of members: The Authority has eight members, namely Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, North Sudan, South Sudan,and Uganda.
Affiliation with NGO networks: IGAD has a Civil Society Forum at regional level and sectoral NGO foras
Funding structure:
  • Foreign and international grants
Funding structure other: Member states cover the cost of runing the Secretariat while partners assist in funding development programmes.

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