Sudanese Environment Conservation Society (SECS)

The Sudanese Environment Conservation Society (SECS) is a registered NGO and national voluntary society established in 1975. Its main goal is the conservation of environment and achievement of sustainable development through community participation. SECS is an active NGO enjoying a leading role in the formulation and execution of an environmental literacy program.

SECS aims at emphasizing the strong linkage between the environmental well-being and the welfare of the people and believes that peoples’ participation and involvement are the key principles to meet this end. SECS target groups are the public at large with emphasis on local communities and intermediate groups or multipliers, decision makers, teachers, law people, women, farmers, pastoralists and local leaders.

SECS membership is composed of men, women, professionals, teachers, students and ordinary citizens. This membership represents SECS membership in 104 branches all over Sudan.

The Environmental Forum is an independent offshoot established by SECS. It includes about eighty six distinguished and multidisciplinary members academics, environmental specialists, technocrats, politicians, representative of National NGOs and a number of public figures. The Environmental Forum is nursing issues of environment and development and looking after practical, applicable and replicable small pilot projects mainly concerned with conservation of environment and contributes to alleviation of poverty in rural and sub-urban areas.

 
Address P.O Box :44266,
Khartoum,
Sudan
Telephone +249 018475651
E-mail secs75@hotmail.com

 

This piece is taken from the website of the African Conservation Foundation.

See on-line at: http://www.africanconservation.org/explorer/sudan/467-sudanese-environment-conservation-society-secs/view-details.html

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