Centre for Coastal Environmental Conservation (Khulna, )


  • Name:Mr. Maksudur Rahman
  • Title:Programme Coordinator

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Centre for Coastal Environmental Conservation
  • Address:House No. 93, Road No. 2, Sonadanga R/A
    Khulna 9000

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:+ 88 041 810982

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User Phone

  • Mobile phone:+ 88 01712868004

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  • Mission:
  • Vision:
    Protection and sustainable management of coastal ecosystems in Bangladesh

    Environmental sustainability of Sundarbans coastal ecosystems and poverty reduction of the climate vulnerable communities through grass-roots participation.

    i) Environmental awareness
    ii) Biodiversity conservation
    iii) Community Based adaptation to coastal ecosystem with priority to Sundarbans mangrove ecosystem
    iv) Poverty reduction of Sundarbans stakeholders
    v) Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery
    vi) Eco-tourism development
    vii) Health, Education and Human/Child Rights

  • History:
  • Historical background:
    The CCEC was originated by following various initiatives such as; growing awareness regarding the conservation of environmental quality in the coastal zone of Bangladesh through sustainable resource management approach; recently held seminar, symposium, government document such as Environmental Policy; National Conservation Strategy (NCS); National Environmental Management Action Plan (NEMAP) have raised the issue of the degradation of fragile coastal ecosystems and have recommended for the formulation of strategies for integrated environmental approach in Coastal Zone Management thus local academics, Environmental conservationist, layers and professionals met in several meetings to discuss ways and means to undertake local initiatives to conserve the coastal ecosystems with grass –roots participation. Finally CCEC was formed on 5 May 1993.

    Description of NGO:
    Centre for Coastal Environmental Conservation (CCEC) is a nonprofit grass roots enviro-cultural NGO for the Protection and Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystems in Bangladesh through local initiatives and participation. Environmental Education Training for the Primary School Teachers, Biodiversity Conservation involving Sundarban stakeholder, Community Based Mangrove Plantation, Sustainable Harvesting of Sundarban Resources and Climate Change Adaptation strategies are the main activities for Environmental Awareness Raising of the Coastal Communities. Mangroves restoration along the coastal river banks involving Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) leads Co-management approaches. Establishment of Cooperative Society and Enterprises involving local communities is the key to Poverty

  • Year established:1993
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:9
  • Advisory board size:19
  • Staff size:55


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:Other
  • Identification #:1085

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