27 Bassey Edim Street
Interest in Forestry: central
Boki Birds Protection Foundation (BBPF) has a greater concern for humanity, environment, sustainable development and unity. BBPF is a community based NGO, aimed at checking unsustainable use of forest resources and the protection of the rainforest and threatened bird species like the bare headed rock fowl (picathartes/gymnocephalus) swallows, parrots, etc. In fact, BBPF will work with the community to give them a sense of belonging and ownership so as to bring pride and attention to the forest communities in Boki Local Government Area.
Boki Birds Protection Foundation, as a non governmental and non profit organization.
Objectives: To ensure that the key sites where threatened bird species are nesting and breeding are highly protected and conserved. Such species includes, the bare headed rock fowl (picathartes/gymnocephalus) swallow, parrots and other endangered fauna and flora species within the rainforest of Boki, Cross River State.
- To inculcate conservation (environmental) consciousness, sustainable forest management, community development participation and sustainable means of livelihood for rural people in Boki communities and Cross River State as a whole.
- To discourage trafficking of endangered species of both birds and animals by channelling culprits to the appropriate legal authorities for disciplinary actions.
- To promote sustainable development and self reliance, sustainable agriculture and environmental justice.
- To operate an ornithological and environmental research centre which holds publicly available information and related materials.