Collaborating Institutions

The Charles Darwin Foundation puts a high priority on collaborative conservation. In addition to working with individual researchers through our Visiting and Adjunct Scientist program, the Foundation also enters into inter-institutional agreements with other organizations. These Agreements promote the causes of joint research projects, knowledge transfer, data management, volunteer support and training, facilitation of research, and many others. Our current collaborators include governmental institutes, national and international universities, and private organizations.

Galapagos National Park Directorate

Galapagos National Park Directorate

Galapagos National Park Directorate

www.galapagos.gob.ec

The Galapagos National Park Directorate works to organize and manage the ecosystems in the archipelago. It aims to secure the conservation and integrity of the National Park and ensure the rational use of goods and environmental services that it generates for the population.

Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz
Galápagos - Ecuador
593-5 252-6189

Ministry of Environment - Ecuador
Agency for the Regulation and Control of Biosecurity and Quarantine for Galapagos
Ministry of Tourism – Ecuador
Ministry of Agriculture and Farming - Ecuador
SENESCYT - National Secretary for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation
Ministry of International Relations and Human Mobility – Ecuador
ESPOL - Escuela Politécnica del Litoral
Government Council for the Galapagos Special Regime
Central University of Ecuador
Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor

Current Agreements

Cooperating InstitutionSigning DateValidity
Galapagos National Park Directorate July 2018 5 years
The Japan Association for Galapagos March 2018 3 years
Friends of Cocos Islands Foundation February 2018 5 years
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center January 2018 5 years
Rancho Manzanillo December 2017 2 years
ELECGALAPAGOS October 2017 1 year
San Cristóbal Highschool October 2017 3 years
Ecoventura July 2017  
Fundación la Iguana and Santa Cruz Municipality June 2017 2 years
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire June 2017 4 years
National Biodiversity Institute June 2017 5 years
Universdad Internacional del Ecuador May 2017 3 years
Escuela Politécnica de Chimborazo April 2017 5 years
Pikaia Lodge April 2017 2 years
Hotel Casa de Marita January 2017 1 year
Dalhousie University January 2017 3 years
World Wildlife Fund December 2016 1 year
Escuela Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) November 2016 10 years
YACHAY TECH September 2016 5 years
Government of Ecuador July 2016 25 years
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador July 2016 5 years
Tropical Herping July 2016 1 year
The Queen's University of Belfast June 2016 3 years
Charles Darwin University June 2016 5 years
Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology June 2016 5 years
Universidad Técnica de Ambato May 2016 2 years
Escuela Politécnica del Litoral, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas, Galapagos Government Council February 2016 5 years
Universidad de Málaga February 2016 5 years
YACHAY EP February 2016 5 years
Universidad San Francisco de Quito November 2015 3 years
Central University of Ecuador September 2015 5 years
Galapagos Ecological Airport (ECOGAL) September 2014 3 years

The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif (“AISBL”), has its registered office located at Drève du Pieuré 19, 1160 Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

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