HISTORY, VISION & MISSION

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HISTORY

Conservation Alliance (CA) which was formerly Conservation International (CI) was first established in 1997. It was reconstituted as Conservation Alliance in 2008 and now works with more than One Million (1,000,000) people living in over 200 communities in the Upper East, Upper West, Northern, Ashanti, Central, Western and Greater Accra Regions of Ghana.

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE GHANA

Conservation Alliance (CA), is a not-for-profit non-governmental environmental organization. CA brings together the people and skills needed to build Africa’s capacity to conserve biodiversity through sound science, local initiatives and good governance. CA aims at assisting fringe communities in Africa in creating economic opportunities that result in improved wildlife and habitat management, and wealthier healthier communities.

CA Ghana works with government, community groups, partners and others to ensure that best practices are followed in the use of natural resources. We do not impose solutions but work with communities to strengthen their own efforts, making the most of their knowledge and experience, to improve their access to services.

Conservation Alliance Ghana invests heavily in the following thematic areas

  • Agriculture and Food Security
  • Climate Change/ Renewable Energy
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Biodiversity adoption in Mining
  • Research and Monitoring
  • Environmental Education

CA is an active member of the International Partnership for Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) and the African Forest Forum.

VISION:

Our vision is to empower communities in Africa to lead in biodiversity conservation and create opportunities for economic growth and improved human well-being.

MISSION:

Our mission is to be a catalyst for biodiversity conservation and improved socio-economic conditions of fringe communities.

VALUES

    • Act with integrity, trust and respect to all
    • Reward creativity, a determination to excel and a commitment to achieve results
    • Insist on and demonstrate teamwork
    • Act with courage and honesty
    • Have a passion for your work