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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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

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