The Green Islands Foundation (GIF) is an environmental NGO, registered and based in Seychelles, dedicated to the "Mainstreaming of Sustainable Development". This blog has been established to keep stakeholders and interested parties informed of our ongoing activities.
The Green Islands Foundation is a Seychelles registered
NGO dedicated to the mainstreaming of sustainable development. Established on
11th April 2006, GIF aims to establish equilibrium and potential synergies of
development and environment at the core of its operations and seeks, as its
main activity, to bridge the gap between the private sector and national
The GIF Mission Statement is: “To Promote the Mainstreaming of
Sustainable Development” Objectives:
a) To develop, implement, foster and promote management
models that harmonise development with the needs and tolerances of
b) To promote sound development practices.
c) To harness revenue from economic sectors to further
d) To manage the environment so as to enhance the scope
of and options for sustainable development.
e) To integrate biodiversity concerns into land and sea
f) To further the conservation and sustainable use of
biodiversity (at all three levels, ecosystem, species and genetic).
g) To raise/access funds and develop strategic
partnerships to advance the objectives above.
The logo designed by Mr. Aubrey Adeline depicts GIF’s
modus operandi: mainstreaming sustainable development, which can be in all aspects,
from life itself in the form of a green leaf captured in the logo, to island
management as well as to the marine (blue colour) and terrestrial ecosystems