Conservation International (CI) uses science, policy and partnerships to protect the nature that people rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods. Founded in 1987, Conservation International works in more than 30 countries on six continents to ensure a healthy, prosperous planet that supports us all.
Fauna & Flora International
Fauna & Flora International (FFI) protects threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. Operating in more than 40 countries worldwide, FFI saves species from extinction and habitats from destruction, while improving the livelihoods of local people. Founded in 1903, FFI is the world’s longest established international conservation body and a registered charity.
World Wide Fund for Nature
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the world’s largest independent conservation organisations, active in nearly 100 countries. Our supporters – more than five million of them – are helping us to restore nature and to tackle the main causes of nature’s decline, particularly the food system and climate change. We’re fighting to ensure a world with thriving habitats and species, and to change hearts and minds so it becomes unacceptable to overuse our planet’s resources.
Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN)
Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) is a branch of the Congolese government tasked with the protection and conservation of protected areas in the DRC. ICCN was created in 1975 as a public institution to ensure conservation and sustainable management of Biodiversity.
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is a government institution whose mandate is to accelerate Rwanda’s economic development by enabling private sector growth. RDB was established in 2009 to coordinate, spur and promote national economic development. Among its mandate, RDB is responsible for tourism and biodiversity conservation in Rwanda.
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous government agency that conserves and manages Uganda’s wildlife for the people of Uganda and the whole world. Established in 1996, UWA is mandated to ensure sustainable management of wildlife resources and supervise wildlife activities in Uganda both within and outside the protected areas.
- Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration
- Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network for the Certified Gorilla Friendly™ initiative
- MDF Global, MDF Global B.V. (Management for Development Foundation Global B.V), Wageningen University & Research and CDI (Center for Development Innovation), and Witteveen+Bos Raadgevende Ingenieurs B.V. (Besloten Venootschap)
- Local Government institutions neighboring mountain gorilla protected areas.
- Poverty and Conservation Learning Groups
- Africa CSO platform under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) framework.
- African Leadership University
- Arcus Foundation
- Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe e.V.
- Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust
- Conservation Capital
- Conservation Through Public Health
- The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
- Global Wildlife Conservation
- Gorilla Doctors
- Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation
- IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group/Section on Great Apes
- Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit of the UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory
- Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
- North Carolina Zoo
- Partners in Conservation/ Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
- UN Great Ape Survival Partnership (GRASP)
- Wildlife Conservation Society