Past Project Partners

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED), Paris (www.acted.org)

Chinese Academy of Forestry, China (http://en.caf.ac.cn/)

Dolpa Educational Social and Environmental Reservation Team (DESERT), Nepal (www.friendsofdolpa.org)

Ecotourism & Conservation Society of Sikkim (ECOSS) (www.sikkiminfo.net/ecoss/)

Fauna & Flora International-China (http://www.fauna-flora.org/explore/china/)

Hushey Village Conservation Committee, Pakistan. Comprised of six members, the Committee was established in 1997, in partnership with the IUCN-Pakistan Biodiversity Conservation Project. The Committee is responsible for controlling unlawful hunting of wild animals and birds in the Hushey Community Conservation Area.

International Society of Ethnobiology (http://www.ethnobiology.net/)

Japanese Wildlife Research Center (http://www.jwrc.or.jp/profile/pdf/jwrcprofile_en.pdf)

Kalpavriksh (www.kalpavriksh.org/)

Khangchendzonga Conservation Committee (KCC), Sikkim

Khunjerab Village Organization (KVO), Pakistan.  KVO refers to a coalition of seven villages with 307 households, located along the Karakoram Highway, near Pakistan’s border with China. Also nearby is the 877 square-mile Khunjerab National Park. KVO cooperates with Park authorities, WWF-Pakistan, IUCN-Pakistan and the Snow Leopard Conservancy on management issues in the Park and buffer zone.

Lassen Volcanic National Park , California. Steve Zachary, Education Specialist (https://www.nps.gov/lavo/index.htm)

Manang Youth Society, Nepal (www.destinationmanang.com/)

Mountain Institute (TMI), Washington, D.C. (www.mountain.org/)

Murgab Ecotourism Association (META), Tajikistan (http://www.meta.tj)

Muse, India (www.spitiecosphere.com/about_us_partners.htm)

Shimshal Nature Trust (SNT)  (www.mockandoneil.com/shimshal.htm)

Society for Environmental Education (SEE), Pakistan.  An association of primary, middle, and high school teachers in the Gojal district of Pakistan’s Northern Areas. It is headed by Aziz Kahn, a dynamic teacher at the Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Morkhun Village.

Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu/)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), France (www.unesco.org).

Wildlife Protection Department of Jammu and Kashmir State, and especially the staff of the Ladakh office in Leh.

Xinjiang Conservation Fund, China. A network of local NGOs coordinating input into national and international processes and facilitating sustainable environmental development in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. XCF aims to improve the rights of vulnerable groups (elders, women, children, ethnic groups), raising public awareness of environmental protection, implementing conservation projects in order to promote the establishment and development of a harmonious civil society in Xinjiang.