FOCUSS is a new search engine for development using Google Coop. As Google describes Coop, "Create a highly specialized Custom Search Engine that reflects your knowledge and interests." your being one person or a group working together to tune the search environment by vetting the sites and links.
It seems to be the brainchild of librarian Michel Wesseling of the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, according to a web log for e-collaboration among Dutch non-profits.There's a short videoof Wesseling explaining the project (in English). I plan to join and try to contribute some sites. I found a lot of non-hits when looking for articles critical of the development industry, but this is a very new project. Let's give it time.