Our Partners

Besides the role of Keystone as a group in the local area, it links up, interacts closely and works with many other individuals and institutions working in the same field. Our sharing of experiences and efforts has been mutually beneficial for further learning and application. Some of these partners are:

International Organisations

Bees for Development Bees for development, Monmouth, UK
Bees for Development is an independent organisation that aims to raise awareness of the importance of beekeeping to sustainable development


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University of East Anglia, UK

The School for Development Studies at the University of East Anglia is a leading global centre of excellence in research and teaching in international development.


both endsBoth Ends, The Netherlands

Both Ends and Keystone Foundation collaberate in the field of the development and marketing of Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP)


University of GenevaUniversity of Geneva, Switzerland

The University of Geneva is an institution devoted to research work and teaching


Emerging WorldEmerging World, UK

Adopt-a-Business offers a range of services that help organisations to attract, retain, develop and inspire people


Dept of Botany - Univ of HawaiiDepartment of Botany, University of Hawaii, US

The University of Hawaii offer unique research opportunities


Ernst and YoungErnst & Young, UK,

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.


OCPOxford Climate Policy is a membership organisation founded in April 2005 for the general purpose of capacity building in the context of the UN climate change negotiations, and is charged, in particular with managing the Oxford Fellowship Programme of the European Capacity Building Initiative.

Indian Organisations

atreeATREE, Bangalore, Karnataka
ATREE’s mission is to promote socially just environmental conservation and sustainable development


Nature_Conservation_FoundationNature Conservation Foundation, Mysore, Karnataka

The Nature Conservation Foundation’s goal is to contribute to the knowledge and conservation of India’s wildlife heritage


IntercooperationInter-Cooperation, Hyderabad, Telangana

Inter-Cooperation works with governments, research organisations, NGO’s and CBO’s on initiatives in natural resource management for sustainable livelihoods.


agni solarSolar Agni Systems, Pondicherry

Solar Agni Systems is a solar company working with marketing, sales and servicing of solar energy based products and systems


ofaiOrganic Farming Association of India (OFAI), Goa

Organic Farming Association of India is the country’s only organisation of grassroots organic farmers and the associations objective is to produce poison-free food for Indian consumers


green foundationGreen Foundation, Bangalore, Karnataka

The Green Foundation is a community based organisation working with disadvantaged and deprived groups towards the conservation of agro biodiversity and the promotion of sustainable agriculture

samaj pragati sahayogSamaj Pragati Sahyag (SPS), Bagli, Madhya Pradesh

Samaj Pragati Sahyag is a grass-root organisation committed to generating an alternative path of development in India based on the principles of people’s empowerment, equality and sustainablity


iirdInstitute of Integrated Rural Development (IIRD), Aurangabad, Maharashtra

The Institute of Intergrated Rural Development is an organisation promoting development alternatives through the initiatives of groups of rural poor.


chiragCentral Himalayan Rural Action Group (CHIRAG), Kumaon, Uttarakhand

Central Himalayan Rural Action Group is a rural development organisation working closely with communities, forestry, agriculture and soil & water conservation



Indian Government

MoefccMinistry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Govt. Of India 
The Ministry is responsible for planning, promoting, coordinating and overseeing the implementation of environmental and foresty programmes in the country.


ministry of tribal affairsMinistry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. Of India

The Ministry is responible for and looks after the affairs of the tribal communities in India in forms of planning and coordination of programmes of development for scheduled tribes


National Afforestation and Eco-Development BoardNational Afforestation & Eco-Development Board, Govt. Of India

The board is responsible for promoting afforestation, tree planting, ecological restoration and eco-development activities in the country.


FTamil Nadu forest deptorest Department of Tamil Nadu  

The Forest Department is responsible for conservation of biodiversity and eco-systems of forests and wilderness areas.


kerala forest deptForest Department of Kerala 

The Forest Department is responsible for conservation of biodiversity and eco-systems of forests and wilderness areas.


Karnataka forest deptForest Department of Karnataka  

The Forest Department is responsible for conservation of biodiversity and eco-systems of forests and wilderness areas.


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Nilgiris Water Portal NTFP South East Asia

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The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India

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