NGO founded: 1993
Partnership formed: 2008
Organisation’s aim: To conserve nature, especially endangered bird species and threatened habitats, in partnership with communities and governments.
Asociación Armonia has been a BirdLife partner since they were founded and are dedicated to the conservation and study of birds.
Partnership with WLT
WLT was introduced to Armonia through WLT-US and formed a partnership with them in 2008, helping to fund the creation of the Barba Azul Reserve in Bolivia's Beni savanna.
Projects with WLT
Barba Azul Reserve
WLT supported Armonia with the purchase of the Barba Azul Reserve, the world's first protected area for the Blue-throated Macaw.
Other projects and activities
- Running conservation programmes to protect species such as Blue-throated Macaw and Red-fronted Macaw;
- Conserving habitat in the polylepis forest;
- Organising volunteer programmes focused on research, project management and ornithology;
- Running the bird centre headquarters that has one of the most extensive collections of research and books on Bolivian ornithology.
Executive Director: Bennett Hennessey