About Bangladesh Forest Department
Bangladesh Forest Department, under the Ministry of Environment and Forests of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is the mother organization that is involved in the management of Forests and wildlife in Bangladesh. Its vision is the Conservation of forests, environment and biodiversity and socio-economic development through modern technology and innovation. BFD’s mission is the Forest expansion, biodiversity conservation, poverty alleviation and wildlife conservation through active participation of people.
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. IUCN’s work focuses on valuing and conserving nature, ensuring effective and equitable governance of its use, and deploying nature-based solutions to global challenges in climate, food and development. IUCN supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world, and brings governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.
The Strengthening Regional Co-operation for Wildlife Protection (SRCWP) project, the first World Bank supported regional project in South Asia, aims to build country capacity and incentives for tackling the illegal wildlife trade and other selected regional conservation threats to habitats in border areas. The project was launched in 2011in Bangladesh and Nepal in the first phase and Bhutan joined in the second phase to bring regional collaboration in combating wildlife crime through strengthened legislative and regulatory frameworks and well-equipped...
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