Sustainet is funded by the German Ministry of Economic Co-operation (and advised by the German Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food, and Agriculture. (acronym for: Susainatable Agriculture Information Network")
Started in 2003 by the German government's Sustainability Council.
Equal partners are
These 3 non-governmental organizations: Bread for the World, German Agro-Action, Misereo.
And the German Agency for Technical Cooperation.
Sustainable Agriculture Information Network, “Sustainable Agriculture: a Pathway out of Poverty for India’s Rural Poor,” (Eschborn, Germany, 2006), accessed June 2, 2014, http://www.sustainet.org/download/sustainet_publication_india_part1.pdf.