Centre for Environment Education (CEE)
The Centre for Environment Education’s (CEE) primary objective is to improve public awareness and understanding of the environment with a view to promoting the conservation and sustainable use of nature and natural resources, leading to a better environment and a better quality of life. To this end, CEE develops innovative programmes and educational material, and builds capacity in the field of education for sustainable development. CEE works for a wide range of sectors, target groups and geographical areas.
1. Endogenous Tourism Project in North East: The goal of this project is to promote local culture and craft based eco-tourism for sustainable livelihoods and integrated rural development.
2. Hinglogadh Ecodevelopment Programme (HEDPro): This programme has been in operation in 17 villages around the Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary, Jasdan Taluka, Rajkot District, Gujarat for the past 17 years. The programme focuses on empowering local communities to upgrade and conserve local natural resources.
3. Himalaya Initiatives: CEE’s Himalaya initiatives aim at sustainable development in the Indo-Himalayan Region (IHR) through environmental education and communication interventions. The goal is to enhance the capacity of mountain people for sustainable livelihoods in order to stop ecosystem degradation.