Welcome to cedar


Since 1989, some University Post-graduate intimates established Concern for Environmental Development And Research (CEDAR), which makes difference all the way. This is exclusively involved for the progress of humankind. It is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, non-government development organization registered under the Societies Act and Foreign Donation Registration Act of Bangladesh.

CEDAR is the first in Bangladesh to initiate intervention program for preventing HIV/AIDS in particular of truckers (transport workers) community. On behalf of the local NGOs in the country, we are also the first to have been started a web-based fight to corruption and mal-governance.

Experience of CEDAR revealed that development is a matter of across-the-board and the process of development should start with holistic approach and integrated way. Besides, all the cross-cutting issues related to any development should be addressed to make it be meaningful and sustainable.

CEDAR has been executing Poverty Alleviation, Education (Non-Formal), Mother and Child Health, HIV/AIDS Prevention & Control, Good Governance and Human Rights Program with the financial assistance from GOB, Local and Foreign donors.

1.1. Our Core Objective

CEDAR has three core objectives- freedom from poverty, freedom from ignorance and freedom from oppression.

1.2. Our Vision

CEDAR visualizes a Bangladesh free from hunger, poverty, environmental degradation and all forms of exploitation based on age, sex, religion and ethnicity and a society which is economically productive, equitable and genuinely democratic within 2020.

1.3. Our Aims

1.4. Our Development Goals

CEDAR’s development goal is to catalyze liveliness and activism in ensuring fundamental freedoms, social justice, equal rights and equal opportunity for all, especially the disadvantaged and deprived. We have a mission to conduct an extensive, intensive, and participatory process of sustainable development through empowering of the poor.

1.5. Our Concern, Belief and Values

1.6. Major Themes of CEDAR

1.6.1. Social Justice and Governance

1.6.2. HIV/AIDS

1.6.3. Campaign for Quality Education

1.6.4. Secure Livelihoods and Enterprise development

1.6.5. Health and Social Well-being

1.6.6. Disability

Contact Us

PHONE: 880-2-9121504, 9145667

ADDRESS: 768 Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 1209, Bangladesh.

EMAIL: cedarbangladesh@gmail.com