South Asia Partnership Canada

SAP Canada serves as a forum of Canadian organizations that, together and with South Asian partners, works for sustainable human development in the region. SAP Canada works on three major themes: Peace and Security, Governance and Democracy, and Sustainable Livelihoods. Its vision is to maintain and improve itself within Canada as a centre of knowledge on South Asia and as a force for closer ties between Canadians and South Asians for human development.


-To build a strong base of support for development in South Asia and encourage policies and programs that will benefit disadvantaged people there;

-To facilitate the sharing of ideas, experience and resources among organizations and the Canadian public on South Asian development;

-To mobilize Canadian support for and participation in the development programs of SAP International member organizations and their partners;

-To manage development programs within its mandate and the common interest of its members.