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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.

  • Green Planet Initiative International is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation established in 2008, committed to carrying out activities that ensure the sustainable management of environmental resources, promotion of sound health and well-being...

  • Green Cameroon was founded in 2003 with a mission to Conserve Cameroon’s rich biodiversity by working on practical solutions to solve conservation problems. Green Cameroon pays close attention to sustainable development, rural community livelihood and...

  • Bioclimate works to improve the lives of rural communities and the way they manage their natural and financial resources. Rural communities rely on natural resources for their livelihoods. We work with local partners in countries around the world to...

  • Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) has been involved in participatory biodiversity conservation in the Western Ghats hotspot since 1996. The organisation has also worked in Eastern Himalaya hotspot between 1994-2000. AERF has always made...

  • MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) with its headquarters at Chennai and 18 field centres in different regions of India is a high credible organisation in the area of sustainable agricultural and rural development. The organisation has a...

  • Wildlife Conservation Nepal (WCN) works to protect endangered species and their habitat while protecting the rights of the local people by providing training to uplift their living standard  through non timber forest products, agroforestry and farming...

  • 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
    -...

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