African Biodiversity NetworkThe African Biodiversity Network (ABN) is a regional network of individuals and organisations seeking African solutions to the ecological and socio-economic challenges that face the continent.
ETC Group is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable advancement of cultural and ecological diversity and human rights. To this end, ETC Group supports socially responsible developments of technologies useful to the poor and marginalized and it addresses international governance issues and corporate power.
The CBD Alliance is a loose network of activists and representatives from nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), community based organizations (CBOs), social movements and Indigenous Peoples organizations (IPOs) advocating for improved and informed participation in Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) processes. The Alliance is open to all civil society organizations working progressively on CBD issues.
FERN is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and a Dutch Stichting created in 1995 to keep track of the European Union's involvement in forests and coordinate NGO activities at the European level.
WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
Forest Peoples Programme
Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) advocates an alternative vision of how forests should be managed and controlled, based on respect for the rights of the peoples who know them best. We work with forest peoples in South America, Africa, and Asia, to help them secure their rights, build up their own organisations and negotiate with governments and companies as to how economic development and conservation are best achieved on their lands.
Gobal Forest Coalition
The Global Forest Coalition supports and coordinates joint NGO/IPO campaigns for socially just and effective forest policy and the rights of Indigenous and other forest peoples.
GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems
The Southeast Asia Regional Initiatives for Community Empowerment (SEARICE) is a regional non-government development organization that promotes and implements community-based conservation, development and sustainable use of plant genetic resources in partnership with civil society organizations, government agencies, academic research institutions and local government units in Bhutan, Lao PDR, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Tebtebba is an indigenous peoples' organization and institution which does research, documentation and publication; education and training; policy advocacy; communications strategy; partnership development and institution building; and socio-cultural economic development.
Third World Network
Third World Network (TWN) is an independent non-profit international network of organisations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, Third World and North-South affairs.
The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is a global UN-led programme that supports country-led efforts to mainstream poverty-environment linkages into national development planning.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
The CSIR is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisations in Africa. The CSIR is committed to supporting innovation in South Africa to improve national competitiveness in the global economy. Science and technology services and solutions are provided in support of various stakeholders, and opportunities are identified where new technologies can be further developed and exploited in the private and public sectors for commercial and social benefit.
Natural Justice: Lawyers for Communities and the Environment is a non-profit organization, registered in South Africa since 2007. Their vision is the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity through the self-determination of Indigenous peoples and local communities. Their mission is to facilitate the full and effective participation of Indigenous peoples and local communities in the development and implementation of laws and policies that relate to the conservation and customary uses of biodiversity and the protection of associated cultural heritage.
Indigenous Information Network (IIN)
Indigenous Information Network (IIN) is a non-profit, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in the Republic of Kenya. The organization was founded by a group of professionals in response to addressing needs particularly regarding availing information through media and other channels about Indigenous Peoples, their livelihoods and challenges they face as they struggle to exist.