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Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversité Marine (FoProBiM)

Throughout FoProBiM’s almost 20 years of existence it has been, and remains, the only Haitian operated and Haiti-based NGO dedicated to the protection and management of Haiti’s coastal and marine ecosystems and adjacent watersheds. In its ongoing efforts to monitor and protect the environment, and biodiversity in particular, FoProBiM works with watershed and coastal area inhabitants including women’s groups, youth, farmers, fishers, and those making use of environmental resources through a wide variety of sectors such as tourism, fuel production, transportation, marketing, processing, etc. Currently FoProBiM is capable of providing various types of project expertise including design, management, and execution in the fields of education, advocacy, scientific, and technical training and support.


Date of Establishment:

06-Mar, 1992

Purpose of Organization:

FoProBiM’s mission includes: (i) raising awareness concerning needed changes in regulations and attitudes concerning the environment; (ii) increasing knowledge and capabilities at the government, community and individual levels in order to make sustainable improvements in the environment and the lives of people, and; (iii) conducting educational programs as well as scientific research, including environmental monitoring, in order to promote improved management of the environment and the protection of biodiversity through a better understanding of the need to sustainably use environmental resources.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Haiti
  • USA

Contact Details
Street Address:
7 Rue Principale
City/Town:
Port-au-Prince
State/Province/Other:
Arcahaie
Country:
Haiti
Telephone No.:
509 3701-3383
Website:
http://www.foprobim.org
Email:
bluemail@foprobim.org
Organization founded:
Mar-06-1992

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • International Waters
  • Land Degradation
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. Jean Wiener Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Director
    Country:
    Haiti
    Email:
    jeanwfoprobim.org


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