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.

  • Founded by Dian Fossey in 1978, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (DFGFI) is dedicated to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. DFGFI is committed to promoting continued research on the gorillas and their...

  • The mission of the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) is to promote conservation of the bonobo and its tropical forest habitat in the Congo Basin. Together with Congolese and international partners, local communities and the government of the...

  • The mission of the Rainforest Foundation UK is to support indigenous peoples and traditional populations of the world's rainforest in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfill their rights to land, life and livelihood by assisting them in...

  • The International Conservation and Education Fund (INCEF) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the concept that a commitment to strategic communication is a prerequisite to positive changes in attitudes and behavior regarding the nexus of wildlife...

  • The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) was established in 1858 and is an internationally operating conservation organisation based in Frankfurt/Main. The Society’s main focus lies in eastern Africa, although its work has expanded in recent years to...

  • Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) is a non-governmental organisation established in 1995 whose mission is to enhance conservation of critical ecosystems and promote sustainable development in the Albertine Rift through collaborative actions...

  • The IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of extinction which threatens humanity’s closest kin. PSG supports field research, conservation measures and education programmes in...

  • The Wild Chimpanzee Foundation (WCF) is a multi-national foundation created and advised by individuals who join efforts to preserve as many as possible of the remaining wild chimpanzee populations and their natural habitat throughout their range in...

  • The Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (MGVP) has a ‘one health’ philosophy, which sees gorilla health as linked to that of local people. Consequently they provide community health care and health education services as well as direct veterinary...

  • The Gorilla Organization works internationally to save the world's last remaining gorillas in the wild, by funding small grass-roots projects, run by local African partners, that tackle the real threats to the gorillas' long term survival. Today,...

  • The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied conservation, carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the globe. ZSL?s...

  • The Gishwati Area Conservation Program (GACP) is sponsored by Great Ape Trust, a US-based NGO. GACP was founded in 2007. In 2010, the Rwandan Ministry of Lands and Environment (MINELA) signed an MoU giving GACP responsibility for managing the...

  • The Projet Grands Singes (PGS) is an Integrated Conservation and Development Project where the conservation and development objectives are mutually dependent. PGS works in the periphery of the Dja Biospere Reserve in southeast Cameroon and offers a...

  • Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), founded in 2003, is a Ugandan registered NGO and US registered non profit organisation that conducts programs to promote biodiversity conservation by enabling people, wildlife and livestock to coexist by...

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