Organisations datadase

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.

  • Elephant Conservation Network (ECN) is a small non-government organisation located in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, that works in partnership with local people and other NGOs, as well as local and national government agencies. ECN's ultimate aim is to...

  • Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous government agency that conserves and manages Uganda’s wildlife for the people of Uganda and the global community. This agency was established in 1996 after the merger of the Uganda National...

  • The New Nature Foundation (NNF) strives to conserve wild animals and wild places through education, empowerment, and an emphasis on creative solutions that promote people living in harmony with nature. Its current work focuses on protecting Kibale...

  • Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT) was established in 1994 under the Uganda Trustees Laws. Its mission is to foster conservation of biodiversity of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (MGNP) and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) through...

  • The Chimpanzee Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT) is a non-governmental organization and committed to promote the understanding, appreciation and conservation of chimpanzees and their habitats in particular. CSWCT was established in 1998,...

  • The BCFS was founded by Dr Vernon Reynolds in 1990 and was initially called the Budongo Forest Project. Dr Reynolds first studied chimpanzees in the Budongo Forest in 1962 and wrote a book about the forest and its chimpanzees (Reynolds 1965)....

  • The Conservation Society of Sierra Leone (CSSL) was founded in September 1986 in response to the need for a local organisation committed to promote conservation and management of environmental issues in Sierra Leone. The main objective of CSSL is to...

  • The Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) is an institution mandated to facilitate coordination and oversight of the implementation of national environmental policy and the subsequent legislation. REMA's mission is to promote and ensure the...

  • The Rwanda development board's (RDB) mission is to improve economic development in Rwanda by enabling private sector growth.

  • Kageno is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to transform impoverished communities into places of opportunity and hope, through the development of self-sustaining community directed programmes in Education, Health, Ventures (Income...

  • Established in 1980, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) is an NGO dedicated to nature conservation and sustainable development in Nigeria. The foundation has a vision of “a Nigeria where people prosper while living in harmony with nature”....

  • The African Research Association (ARA) has been tackling forest and environmental degradation in the tropical forests and savannah grassland areas of Cross River State, Nigeria, since 1996. ARA works through its rural based community action project,...

  • Founded in 1995 by Canadian Zena Tooze, CERCOPAN is now one of the leading environmental non-profit, non-government organisations working for conservation in Cross River State, Nigeria, with excellent relationships with government at both state and...

  • The Wildlife Division (WD) is one of the three divisions of the reconstituted Ghana Forestry Commission. It is responsible for all wildlife in the country and administers 16 Wildlife-Protected Areas (PAs), 5 coastal Ramsar Sites and the Accra and...

  • The Pole Pole Foundation (POPOF) is a Non-Governmental Organization created in 1992 by workers in and around the Kahuzi Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Pole Pole is Swahili, meaning slow and steady. The objective of...

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