Foundation for Research and Sustainable Development (FRSD)

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Foundation for Research and Sustainable Development (FRSD) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization and is one of the conservation organizations active in the Western Ghats Mountains in the field of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. FRSD is a Member in the Commission on Ecosystem Management, IUCN, Mountain Forum, International Primatological Society, South Asian Primate Network, Biodiversity Professionals Network, Climate Action Network, Indian Environment Network, Water Integrity Network, Global Biodiversity Institute and in several international environment and conservation organizations.
FRSD is devoted to the preservation of the natural diversity of plant and animal species, and their habitats, through prevention of environmental degradation and destruction. FRSD develops and implements projects through conservation education, action oriented programs for preventing climate change and preserving our valuable plant and animal species and their natural habitats. Their organization has been exploring community-based approaches to natural resources management and they strongly believe in Endogenous Development.
FRSD has been working in the Western Ghats Mountains for the past ten years. Western Ghats mountain ranges constitute the beautiful array of mountains along the western coasts of India. The Western Ghats is considered as one of the most cherished ecological destinations in India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight “hottest hot spots” of biological diversity in the world. It is also called the Great Escarpment of India.

Website

http://www.frsdmdu.in

Year established

1988

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Commission on Ecosystem Management, IUCN; Mountain Forum; International Primatological Society; South Asian Primate Network; Water Integrity Network; Audubon Naturalist Society; Winterim India program of the University of IOWA,USA.

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About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Community development; Job creation and enterprise development; Environment and climate...show all (4)