About Eco Foundation:
‘Environment, Community and Ocean Development Foundation’ abbreviates as ‘ECO Development Foundation’ will be known as ‘ECO Foundation’ in English. “এনভারয়েন্টমেন্ট কমিউনিটি এন্ড ওশান ডেভেলেপমেন্ট (ইকো ফাউন্ডেশন)” in Bengali.
ECO Foundation, an environmental and socio-economic development organization, has been established by a group of professionals including Environmentalists, Aquaculturists, Fisheries Scientists, Oceanographers, Development Activists, Journalists, Economists, Sociologists, Physicians, Academia. ECO Foundation will work with a view to ensure sustainable development through effective management and conservation of natural resources (including riverine, coastal and marine resources) by engaging and making sure of equal participation of the interrelated communities. The organization will support government and relevant agencies in adopting policies and building capacity of environment, fisheries, shipping and maritime sectors and associated communities as a whole. It will also work closely with the underprivileged communities, coastal fisher folks, environmental refugees along with other stakeholders in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and co-operate to establish a blue and circular economy.
ECO Foundation primarily focuses on the awareness activities keeping sustainable natural resources management and conservation, resources utilization (including riverine, coastal and marine resources) and community engagement in the heart of development process. The organization will also underline the inclusive development of the society including riverine, coastal and marginalized people by initiating quality education emphasizing Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), Health Services, Nutrition, Food Security and Safety, Women Empowerment, Human and Environmental Rights, Climate Change and Adaptation Strategies, IGA (Income Generating Activities), Small and Medium Entrepreneurship Development, and Good Governance to build an eco-friendly, prosperous and generous Bangladesh.
DATE OF ESTABLISHMENT
5 June 2020
Salam View, House No. 426/A (Ground Floor), Bayezid Bostami Road (Opposite to Baby Super Market), Post Office: Technical. P.S: Panchlaish, East Nasirabad R/A, Chattagram-4209, Bangladesh.
AREA OF OPERATION: The area of operation of the foundation will be throughout Bangladesh.