Centre for Innovation in Science & Social Action (CISSA) is a civil society organisation based at Thiruvananthapuram (India) with a strong commitment for sustainable development and social action. The major programmes initiated by CISSA in its five years of existence include:
- ANNAM- the people’s movement for good food, food security and food sovereignty,
- URJA – the National Exhibition of Energy Efficient & Renewable Energy Products and Technologies,
- Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC), the largest get together of people who care for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in India,
- Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF) planned as a regular activity since 2012 to revitalise the traditional heath care system of India- Ayurveda -and to bring it to the global arena of health management
The Corbett Foundation was set up in 1994 by Shri. Dilip D. Khatau, an ardent wildlife lover, a former Member of National Board for Wildlife in India and Chairman of Conservation Corporation of India. The Corbett Foundation (TCF) mainly works in and around the Protected Areas like Corbett, Bandhavgarh and Kanha tiger reserves and the Greater Rann of Kutch with a strong focus on wildlife conservation & research, environmental awareness, community outreach, cattle care & development, watershed management and sustainable development with active involvement of local stakeholders. Over the years, TCF has taken up some innovative and meaningful conservation initiatives, e.g. Interim Relief Scheme Programme, Solar-fencing Project, Mahseer Conservation Programme in Corbett; Cattle Development Programme, Grassland Restoration, Watershed Management in Kutch, Solar-lanterns project, Snake rescue & awareness in Bandhavgarh; and Vocational training of tribals, Wildlife Awareness Programme in Kanha, among many other programmes and activities. The Rural Medical Outreach Programme that provides primary healthcare to over 400 villages is one of the most popular programmes of TCF.
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The International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – and based in Kathmandu, Nepal. The mission of the center is to enable and facilitate the equitable and sustainable well-being of the people of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas by supporting sustainable mountain development through active regional cooperation. ICIMOD, therefore, aims to assist mountain people to understand global environmental and socio-economic changes, adapt to them, and make the most of new opportunities, while addressing upstream-downstream issues.
North East Centre for Environmental Education and Research (NECEER) is a non profit public interest research and educational organisation based in Imphal, Manipur. NECEER was established with an aim to educate and create awareness about the changing environment and conservation of biodiversity in North-eastern states of India through non formal education by organising training programme, workshops, campaigns, seminars, etc. Research and Development Division of the organisation is involved in the exploration of the floral and faunal diversity of the region and framing of conservation strategies with the help of local communities for the conservation of biodiversity. Taxonomical surveys, ecological and ethnobotanical studies are some of the initial works taken up until fully equipped laboratories are established. Conservation of sacred groves, wetlands, water bodies and fragmented ecosystems are given priority in the sustainable development programme of the organisation. NECEER publishes newsletter and magazine for the dissemination of environmental awareness and conservation of biodiversity of Northeast India.
The name of our organization is Dr. Salim Ali Memorial Nature Club (SAMNC) located in Mahoba District of the State of Utter Pradesh in India. SAMNC is a national level NGO named after Late Dr. Salim Ali, a renowned ornithologist of India with the primary objectives of conservation of environment, forest and wild life in India. With the increasing population growth and rapid industrialization, the environment and forest and wildlife resources have been becoming vulnerable to human pressure. We have a vision to create awareness about this problem amongst the people living in close proximity to such environmentally vulnerable sites and take action to empower them to deal with the environmental problems through community participation. We also often augment to the efforts of government in this regard by providing scientific inputs for effective management of environment and forest resources.