About Us

Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) BirdLife Myanmar is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious and an environmental NGO in Myanmar. Although BANCA was officially recognized by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Union of Myanmar on 18 June 2004, BANCA has been active since 2002. The backbone of BANCA is its competent ornithologists along with botanists, foresters, zoologists, social scientists, mammalogists, geologists, environmental scientists, marine biologists and herpetologists among others.

ASAP Species That We Work On

What We Do

We doing 8 global programmes are

Preventing Extinction,

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Migratory Birds and Flyways



Climate Change

Local Empowerment

Capacity Development

Where We Work

  • Gulf of Mottama Project (Mon State and Bago Region)
  • Saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project (Coastal area of Rakhine, Ayawaddy, Yangon, Bago, Mon and Tanintharyi)
  •  Involving Communities in Southern Tanintharyi Region in Conservation of Gurney’s Pitta (Tanintharyi Region)
  •  Saving Baer’s Pochard Conservation Project (Mandalay Region)
  •  Protected Area Management Project (Mount. Popa)
  •  Epidemiology of zoonotic viruses in forest communities in key biodiversity area in rural Myanmar (Bago Yoma Range)
  •  Illegal wildlife Trade project (Sagaing Region and Rakhine State) Activities are investigation wildlife markets, law enforcement
  •  Helmeted Hornbill conservation Project (Tanintharyi Region) activities is research
  •  National Park Management Project (Central Region ) Mt. Popa, activities are research, development management plan, stakeholder engagement,
  •  Capacity building of civil society organization project (Mon State) activities is strengthening institutional development of Civil society organization
  •  Zoonotic virus research from primate to human (Bago Yoma Range) activities is research
  •  Plantation project (Mon State) activities is distribution of trees for community who living in coastal area

Contact Details

Building F, Room (120), Parami Condo, Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar.

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