Nizami str. Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: (+994 12) 981337, (+994 55) 772 2029
Fax: (+994 12) 98 13 37
Contact Name: Elmar K. Amirah
The IGBAL Foundation was registered as a non-governmental organization in Azerbaijan in April 1999. It now has 52 members working to protect local craftsman against the accelerated importation of mass produced goods. The focus of IGBAL is the research of local problems with specialists and economists. IGBAL sponsors meetings, seminars, and conferences in order to promote discussion and explore solutions to social problems. The foundation recently carried out an agricultural development project with funding from the World Bank The foundation also sponsored a project for the preservation of decorative art in Azerbaijan. IGBAL has established relations with USPAS and the World Bank.
Last updated: March 2001
A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).