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.

  • The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a leading UK conservation organisation saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world. Founded in 1946 by the naturalist and artist, the late Sir Peter Scott, WWT is committed to the protection of...

  • The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity was established (Article 24) to support the goals of the Convention. Its principal functions are to prepare for, and service, meetings of the Conferences of the Parties (COP) and other...

  • Community Development Organization (CDO) is a pioneer rights based civil society organisation engaged in issues of social/environmental justice and ecological democracy in relation to protected areas in Nepal. The organisation works closely with...

  • KKP (or WWF Philippines) is a not profit NGO. KKP implements field projects all over the Philippines, to conserve biodiversity and mitigate poverty.

  • The Oikos Trust for Environmental management (TOTEM), a non-profit organisation, was first registered in 2005. The trust’s primary goal is to strive for the integration of local livelihoods with ecological/environmental conservation, facilitating...

  • ERuDeF is a Cameroonian non-profit organisation dedicated to wildlife conservation and protection of fragile environments. Founded in 1999, ERuDeF is a membership organisation and works in partnership with local communities and other relevant...

  • 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....

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