Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association (BANCA)
Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) is a Burmese NGO established in the capital city Yangon. The organization aims to promote awareness and conserve natural diversity. In regards to biodiversity conservation and sustainable development it remains as the leading force in Burma. Their conservation programs are implemented through community development, research activities, education and outreach, advocacy for biodiversity conservation and protected area management plans.
Building No-F, Room No-102 Parami Condo, Hlaing Township
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Forest Resource Environment Development and Conservation Association (FREDA)
FREDA is a non-political, non-profit NGO in the forestry sector of Myanmar. Founded in 1996, FREDA is composed of over 400 members from a wide variety of expertise such as comprising foresters, botanists, agronomists, zoologists, veterinary scientists, hydro-geologists, engineers, timber businessmen, journalists, artists, etc. The organization aims to regulate climate change and environmental deterioration in Myanmar through active participation in sustainable forest management, proper land use practices and community development of local communities.
MERN is a local environmental NGO network that currently consists of 29 diverse NGO members. They work on programs and projects related to livelihoods, environmental protection and sustainable development. MERN also emphasises coordination, networking, awareness raising, capacity building and policy advocacy. MERN is dedicated to be a leader on Myanmar environmental challenges from forestry and environmental policy development, to community improvement, capacity building, and social mobilization, agriculture, livestock and fisheries, as well as social infrastructure projects.