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Social Hotspots Database
The Social Hotspot Database (SHDB) project was launched in 2009 to make comprehensive and detailed information on supply chain human rights and working conditions available to everyone. It is a project centered at New Earth, a not-for-profit focused on information systems for sustainability. A key aspect of the project has been to ensure that users have full transparent access to information about working conditions and impacts and global supply chains, and also about the hundreds of sources used as well as the methods used to characterize risks within the SHDB.

GLOBE
This is a GAMS based multi region, multi sector global CGE model calibrated using GTAP data. The 'standard' version of GLOBE (v1) is open source. The GLOBE model is supported by an annual short course.

AGRODEP
The African Growth and Development Policy (AGRODEP) Modeling Consortium is an initiative led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). The goal of AGRODEP is to position African experts to take a leading role in both (1) the study of strategic development questions facing African countries as a group and (2) the broader agricultural growth and policy debate, which traditionally has been dominated by external actors and concerns.

The NTM Network
The NTM Network is designed to facilitate the exchange of information among researchers. The participants in NTM Network, including and especially the Core Group, do so in their capacity as individuals. None of the content on this site represents the views of any of the organizations which currently employ, or in the past have employed, any of the members of the Core Group or other participants.

Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT)
ArtNet is an initiative of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada is an open regional network of research and academic institutions specializing in international trade policy and facilitation issues. Network members currently include 25 leading national trade research and academic institutions from about 15 developing countries from East, South and South-East Asia and the Pacific. The Trade and Investment Division of ESCAP is the Secretariat of ARTNeT, and operates through a grant from IDRC. WTO, as a core network partner, provides financial support to the network.

Kiel Institute
The Kiel Institute for World Economics at the University of Kiel is an international center for economic policy research and documentation. The Institute's main activities are economic research, economic policy consulting, and the documentation and provision of information about international economic relations. The Institute's publications and services are addressed to academics in Germany and abroad as well as to decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, and to those people in the general public interested in domestic and international economic policy. The Institute's Library is one of the world's largest libraries for economics and social sciences and the Institute's Economic Archives have a comprehensive collection of newspaper cuttings spanning eight decades. The Institute has established a network of International Research Fellows. A list of the current members of the network is provided on the Kiel Institute's website.

PEP
The Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network brings together and provides scientific and financial support to teams of developing country researchers working to reduce poverty.

South Asia Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)
SANEM (A PEP-GTAP South Asian Network on Economic Modeling) was launched on January 1, 2007. It is primarily a network of economic modelers in South Asia. SANEM aims to promote the production, exchange and dissemination of basic research knowledge in the areas of regional integration, multilateral and domestic trade liberalization, environment and poverty. There is no denying the fact that these issues are of the utmost importance for all South Asian countries.