Partnership Development

FREDA has been engaged in a wide range of activities like socio-economic survey for rural development, planning and demonstration for community participation in reforestation and forest conservation especially in areas dominated by slash-and-burn agriculture, promotion of sustainable forest management, introduction of appropriate methodology for improved land use systems for rural community development, implementation of integrated watershed management activities for natural disaster preparedness and sustainable land use, restoration of degraded mangrove ecosystem in the delta of Myanmar, wildlife conservation with special focus on tiger, leopard and elephant, introduction o f renewable energy resource s including various types o f gasifiers for village electrification, wildlife products trade survey, support to scholars in environmental science at M.Sc. and Ph.D levels in partnership with donors and universities concerned, and relief and rehabilitation works in natural disaster affected areas, and responsible eco-tourism.

The projects and programmes are primarily implemented with the co-operation of the international NGOs-local NGOs- and UN agencies. FREDA has been actively engaged in some activities with the collaboration of the Japan Overseas Forestry Consultants Association (JOFCA), Japan Wildlife Research Centre (JWRC), Nagao Natural Environmental Foundation (NEF) of Japan, Action for Mangrove Reforestation (ACTMANG) of Japan, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) of UK, Gesellschaft zur Forderung konkreter Entwicklung-sprojekte e.V (GFE) of Germany, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH) of Germany, Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (EED) of Germany, Global Environment Centre (GEC of Malaysia), Myanmar Environmental Rehabilitation Network (MERN), Total SA and Yadanar Consortium, Integrated Community Development Project ICDP/ UNDP, the Embassies of USA,UK, Japan and Germany in Myanmar.