The DVA(Diaspora Volunteering Alliance) is a new initiative of a group of UK organisations with a common interest in sending diaspora volunteers to support projects in their countries and continents of origin. DVA staff approached GreenNet with a brief to build a website that could quickly provide an online presence for the Alliance - a...

This rebuild project was timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the journal. Although the printed version has had an online presence for nearly 10 years now, this new Drupal site is the boldest departure DIP(Development In Practice) has yet made from its printed form. The content is still available in its conventional volume/issue...

FERN's European Union advocacy work is focused on protecting forests and defending the rights of forest peoples. They approached us in 2008 with a familiar tale of a website that was not keeping pace with the growth and change in their activities. More of their content was being written in French as well as English and the volume and...

PLRI(The Paulo Longo Research Initiative) is a project hosted by the IDS(Institute of Development Studies) which aims to improve understanding of the issues affecting the lives of sex workers. The initiative is a collaboration of scholars, policy analysts and sex workers. It brings together research and advocacy material that challenges...

Thanks to their innovative approach to using ICTs, WLUML(Women Living Under Muslim Laws) was one of GN's first web clients to use a CMS(Content Management System) to manage their website. Within months of setting the sytem up in 2002, their flow of daily news stories and Action Alerts had picked up speed and content began appearing in...

We made the initial connection with the Quakers through the _Drupal for NGOs_ monthly gatherings. They'd been struggling for the last few years with a custom built CMS that was proving too inflexible to cope with new requirements. So they were looking for a new site that could take on all the content from the old site and provide the...

AFP was established to connect the UK's South Asian Diaspora Group with development initiatives in India. They encourage donations in money or time to marginalised communities in India. Their web project was designed to transform their online presence from a simple brochure site, into more of an outreach tool. The aim was to make the...

Community Led Total Sanitation webpage

The CLTS(Community Led Total Sanitation) project at IDS(Institute of Development Studies) has spent the last years in a small corner of the Livelihoods Connect website. As the project, its reputation and its reach have grown, calls have grown for it to have its own purpose built website where all its resources and news can be easily sorted...

The Right to Education Project came to GreenNet with an already-made complex tables-based design mockup, and just 3 weeks to build a website and content management to house and manage the content. We used Drupal to create the initial site structure, and then carefully rebuilt the design without the original tables-based layout. Whilst the...

Publish What You Pay's global coalition of transparency advocacy organisations has come a long way in the years since we rebuilt the site with Drupal in 2008. And there was a growing sense that the Where We Work section wasn't properly keeping pace with the range of...

The FAAN project brings together partners from across Europe that are involved with local, sustainable small scale producer retailers. The project needed a public website and a community networking area for its partners, which provided alternate language content and multiple access levels for the different types of users.
The project...

Global Dialogue runs a sub-granting process to support local NGOs by establishing local _Strategic Funds_, that support local democracy and human rights projects. <acronym title="Global Dialogue">GD</acronym> first contacted us about a web project when The Strategic Fund for Turkey was created in 2007. They needed a...

Forests Monitor investigates the forest industry to empower forest-dependent people and raise public awareness, as part of an effort to increase transparency and accountability of the sector.
In 2006 Forests Monitor had a static presence on the web, and they asked us to rebuild the site so that it could make a greater contribution to...

The DPU associates are a group of consultants who have all been members of the academic staff of the Development Planning Unit at University College London. They do research and training in the specialist field of urban planning for development.
In 2006 their coordinator approached us with a request to build a site which could be...

After completing the IWPR public website, we turned our attention to developing a private site that could form a useful virtual office for the distributed team of writers, trainers and researchers who work for the organisation. The private workspace was built using Drupal, and includes a calendar and special file management system -...

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