Project activities of Southern Initiatives follow naturally from the goals that the organisation has set for itslef namely: Empowering common people, Targetting Poverty and Social Exclusion and Promoting Sustainable Development.

Initiatives in Urban Poverty Alleviation empowerment of Farming Communities, consumer assessment of Competition Policy research, Sustainable Tourism, education for the urban poor, advocacy and training and networking on Sustainable Development have all been undertaken with these goals in mind.

Our experts have also undertaken consultancy work on issues relating to sustainable development, farmers rights etc on their individual capacities from time to time. The Stocktaking of Progress towards Sustainability (SoPS)project done for the Ministry of Environment & Forests and Consumer Unity & Trust Society, on a nation-wide scale, was a milestone in this regard.