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An organisations database – with more than 300 organisations listed - highlights the range of organisations working on conservation-poverty linkages, including donor agencies, conservation organisations, NGOs, indigenous people's organisations and grassroots groups. The database can be searched by key word or by organisation type. The organisations are displyed in this page in reverse order from the one most recently entered into the database.

  • One of the key aims of the University of Cambridge Conservation Institute is to promote meaningful dialogue within and between biological, physical and social aspects of biodiversity conservation across the University, as well as facilitating...

  • Global Witness aims to change the system by exposing networks that drive conflict, corruption and environmental destruction.

  • Association Takh is dedicated to science-based conservation which integrates the reintroduction of the world’s last wild horse, conservation of the Mongolian steppe and improvement of the lives of Mongolian herders. The Przewalski’s horse, while saved...

  • Ecoa tries to mix scientific approach and political action engaging local communities in the Pantanal wetlands of Brazil for a sustainable development. Ecoa's actions tend to promote biological conservation as well as poverty alleviation. Through our...

  • The SDZG-EFRP was set up following the observation of gorillas for the first time in the Ebo forest by a SDZG team in 2002. The gorillas of the Ebo forest are geographically intermediate between the western lowland and Cross River gorillas, and to...

  • Established in 1995, PRCF is a non-government, non-membership, non-profit organization. The goal of PRCF is imbedded within its mission statement; ‘to strengthen local participation in the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem functions, through...

  • The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project (OuTrop) was founded in 1999 by two graduate zoologists - Simon Husson and Helen Morrogh-Bernard - who were originally introduced to Sabangau and tropical peatlands (Borneo & Indonesia) by Professor Jack...

  • Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) is a non-profit, non-government, research, and implementation organization working on environment and development at local and national regional in Bangladesh through local initiatives and...

  • Green League Congo is a not-for-profit NGO whose mission is to safeguard ecosystems, fight global warming, and reduce the poverty of the indigenous population. More specific objectives are:
    - Environmental protection and advocacy
    -...

  • Nkuringo cultural center (NCC) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to poverty eradication through conservation. The main aim of NCC is to improve communities wellbeing through the use of cultural heritage, eco-tourism and conservation....

  • African Union of Conservationists (AUC) has been established to be the biggest Union of Conservationists in Africa, to champion conservation and development integration. It is an independent nongovernmental organization mandated to promote...

  • Strong Roots focuses on conservation and sustainable development through educating and empowering the local and indigenous communities that live in the region of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park (KBNP) in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....

  • The Centre for Non-Timber Resources (CNTR) is a research centre dedicated to strategic and applied research on forest resources and rural economy. The focus to date has been primarily on non-timber resources, a large and relatively under-developed and...

  • The priorities of the TAPA-SG are to contribute to the work of the IUCN and World Commission on Protected Areas to (1) conserve biodiversity, (2) generate knowledge, (3) build awareness and (4) improve governance and equity.
    The objectives of the...

  • The Regional Plant Resource Centre (RPRC) was established in 1985 with the mandate of collecting, conserving and propagating plant species, specialized and unique plant communities. The Centre implements various research trials relating to rare,...

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