The Association Rwandaise des Ecologistes

Non profit making association (ASBL) granted legal entity by the Ministerial decree n° 119/05 of 5 April 1992 revised by the Ministerial decree n° 180/11 of 11 december 2008.

Founded in 1991 by people concerned with environment degradation especially deforestation in Rwanda

Seeks to promote sustainable development trough environment protection

ARECO seeks to promote a sound and pleasant environment for a sustainable social and economic development. The main objectives include :

To sensitise the population to the conservation and sustainable management of environment ;

To protect and preserve the natural resources and environment ;

To promote eco tourism

Three main areas of intervention :

* Biodiversity conservation

* Environmental education & Public awareness

* Works with local communities especially women and youth on PA