Our Mission

To create a balance between the welfare of local communities and their environment by:

  • increasing the capacity of local communities in the sustainable management of their natural resources through facilitation and technical assistance
  • increasing the awareness of local communities about the wealth and potentials of local natural resources, as well as their limitations (Environmental outreach and education)
  • increasing marginal communities' access to information and appropriate technology studying the practices of local communities and the conditions of their surrounding natural environment
  • guiding local decision-making and policies in natural resources management¬†
  • promoting community-based natural resource management in local policy-making