The Environmental NGO – associação do meio ambiente (ama) – was founded in 1990 in Pemba, the Capital of the most northern Province of Mozambique, Cabo Delgado, by a group of young People with special interest in the conservation of natural resources. Since then ama grew and developed into a major local actor in strengthening and sensitizing local communities regarding a sustainable management of nature and its resources.
The organization has more than seventy members which represent the general assembly, and together with the direction and the financial organ constitute the institutional basis of ama.
The more than 50 employees which are highly qualified and experienced in their specific areas are led by an Executive Coordinator. Besides the three internal departments – Human Resources, Finance and Communication the great majority of staff ist engaged in the he project structure, which includes coordinators, project officials and technical staff together with a vast extension system supported by local activists and “animators” in the different fields of activity. Additionally the team is supported by internal and external consultants in specific areas.
Where is Associação do Meio Ambiente (Association of the Environment)