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.

  • 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,...

  • 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.

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