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Suriname Conservation Foundation

The Suriname Conservation Foundation has a majority non-governmental board, and a small administrative staff, and benefited from significant technical assistance, in particular by CI, especially during the initial years of operations. Fund assets are held off-shore as well as on the local capital market, and the foundation is subject to strict accounting requirements.In the work of the board, the Financial Committee takes great responsibility in monitoring and advising on the asset management of the SCF. Providing financing to NGOs and local communities operating within the conservation sector are principal activities, but also support to the University of Suriname and its institutes and government agencies.


Date of Establishment:

14-Mar, 2000

Purpose of Organization:

The purpose of the Suriname Conservation Foundation (SCF ) is to promote the conservation of biodiversity in the Republic of Suriname. To that end, the SCF will support the operation of nature reserves, conservation-related activities outside protected areas, sustainable income generating activities, observation activities, training and research, environmental education, and other projects designed to promote conservation.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Suriname

Contact Details
Street Address:
Dr. J.F. Nassylaan 17 Paramaribo – Suriname, S.A.
State/Province/Other:
Paramaribo
Country:
Suriname
Telephone No.:
0597-470155
Fax Phone:
597-470156
Website:
http://www.scf.sr.org
Email:
surcons@scf.sr.org
Organization founded:
Mar-14-2000

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Land Degradation
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Local
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Leonard C. Johanns Key Contact Person
    Position:
    CEO
    Street Address:
    Dr. J.F. Nassylaan 17
    City/Town:
    Paramaribo
    Country:
    Suriname
    Email:
    surconssr.net
    johannssr.net


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