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Development Alternatives

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The Development Alternatives Group is a unique collaboration of organizations with not-for profit research and charity objectives and social enterprise ambitions. The Development Alternatives Group, comprises of the Society for Development Alternatives (DA) (, Society for Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA) ( and its affiliate social enterprises. It has strong capabilities for development action in the field, supported on the solid intellectual foundation provided by its role as a leading social and environment policy think-tank. Established in 1982, Development Alternatives (DA) is dedicated to bringing about a systemic balance among the basic prerequisites of sustainable development – social equity, environmental quality and economic efficiency.

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