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.

  • Excellent Development is a charity that enables communities in Africa to transform their environment sustainably and improve water supplies, food production, health and incomes. Excellent Development does this by the building of sand dams, the...

  • TERI is an autonomous, not-for-profit research institute, established in 1974. While in the initial period the focus was mainly on documentation and information dissemination activities, research activities in the fields of energy, environment, and...

  • Established in 2000 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Arcus Foundation is a national, private grant making foundation. The mission of the Arcus Foundation is to achieve social justice that is inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and race, and to...

  • The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is Europe?s largest wildlife conservation organisation with over a million members, and is the UK partner of BirdLife International. The RSPB owns or manages 170 nature reserves in the UK and helps...

  • UCL Anthropology?s Human Ecology Research Group focuses, on the one hand, on the impact of resource policy and management on people?s livelihoods, health and welfare, and on the other, on the impacts of changing resource use on environment and...

  • CAFOD is the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, the official overseas development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. CAFOD has been fighting poverty in developing countries since 1962. CAFOD raises funds so that it...

  • The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) is a unit of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in on-line data and...

  • A collaborative partnership of three community-focused organisations (ANAI, APPTA, and CBTC), the Talamanca Initiative has worked since 1983 to integrate biodiversity conservation and socio-economic development in the Talamanca region of Costa Rica....

  • TASONABI is a Tanzania-based NGO specialising in natural resource management and community development, through integrated interdisciplinary analysis and participatory programmes. In collaboration with partners, TASONABI contributes to the Tanzanian...

  • Innovative Resources Management (IRM) is a non-governmental organisation that works with local communities in developing countries to effectively respond to the complex challenges of sustainable development. IRM works to strengthen local institutions...

  • The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) is an organisation of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, and South America, the Caribbean and the Pacific working for the Sovereignty and Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition...

  • The Centre for Environment Education’s (CEE) primary objective is to improve public awareness and understanding of the environment with a view to promoting the conservation and sustainable use of nature and natural resources, leading to a better...

  • The CARE Ethiopia country office was established in 1984 in response to the country’s 1983-84 famine. Although emergency feeding continues to be a focus, CARE now concentrates on rehabilitation and development projects. CARE Ethiopia’s involvement in...

  • The Federal Agency for Nature Conservation is the central scientific authority of Germany for both national and international nature conservation and advises the German Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. The agency...

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