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International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
Abbreviation IIRR
Motto "building capacity to overcome poverty"
Formation 1960
Type INGO
Purpose rural development, self-help
Headquarters Y.C. James Yen Center, Km. 39 Aguinaldo Highway, Silang, Cavite
Location
Region served
Worldwide
Official language
English
President
Isaac B. Bekalo
Regional Director, Asia
Marissa B. Espineli
Regional Director, Africa
Patrick Nalere
Main organ
board of directors
Website http://www.iirr.org

The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction or IIRR is a rural development organization which has over half a century of participatory, integrated and people-centered development in the continents of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. It was established by

  1. ^ http://www.iirr.org/aboutus/history
  2. ^ http://www.iirr.org/programs/
  3. ^ http://www.iirr.org/training/customized
  4. ^ http://www.iirr.org/aboutus/yencenter
  5. ^ http://www.iirr.org/aboutus/packages
  6. ^ http://www.iirr.org/countries/

References


See also

People associated with IIRR include the following:

People

The Regional Ceter for Africa is located in Nairobi, Kenya, which also serves the countries of Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Prior to this, IIRR served the Latin American countries of Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, and Peru.[6]

The Headequarters in the Philippines also serves as the Regional Center for Asia. As of 2013, aside from the Philippines, IIRR also serves the country of Cambodia. In the past, it focused also on the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Regional Centers and Countries Served

The Y.C. James Yen Center occupies an area of 54 hectares[4] along the boundary of the municipality of Silang and the City of DasmariƱas in Cavite, Philippines. It includes a number of classrooms, function halls, apartments, and hostels.[5]

Headquarters

Contents

  • Headquarters 1
  • Regional Centers and Countries Served 2
  • People 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

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