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Centre for Environment and Economic Development (CEED) is a Research and Knowledge Centre working for the Grater South Asian Region and secretariat is based in Delhi, India. CEED starts with a broad objectives & vision to Promote Research, Advocacy, Education and sharing knowledge through publication, outreach programme and partnership for sustainable and cognitive development of the Region.
CEED works through partnership and sharing knowledge with multi-level crosscutting issues of Environmental Protection, Socio-Economic Development, and Humanitarian dimension. It focuses more on Research and Its uniqueness through comprehensive Policy level research intervention and cooperation, for the long term idea of sustainable development of the South Asian region. The research based organization works in a wide spectrum related to arena of NRM/ Water Recourse Management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) & Management, WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene), Climate Change, Urban Environmental Management and prevailing issues of Humanitarian dimensions, Livelihood development, Capacity Development, Human Right Advocacy, Community Development and Governance in the region. The main objectives of CEED to develop applied policy research for developing a network of partnership to make vulnerable communities resilient to prevailing situation and way forward to development. CEED adopts a community based approach, indigenous technology to empower communities through awareness, training and education. CEED from the beginning more emphasis and focus on women and child issues and dedicated for their integrated sustainable development.

Centre for Environment and Economic Development (CEED) was established in 2009 and officially working from 2010. CEED is a team of professionally trained, skilled, motivated professionals and practitioners those work dedicatedly for making into a Centre of excellence and to work on cross boundaries & cross cutting issues on Environment, natural disaster, fragile eco-system & biodiversity, Natural Resource Management, health, education and socio-economic development in the region through its research and development, consultancy and outreach programs. All efforts of CEED are directed towards provision of cost-effective and innovative solutions to environmental and natural resource problems.

Governance Structure :

CEED is a Research and Knowledge Centre comprising Researcher, Academician, Humanitarian Professionals, Development practitioners based in academic institutions, research Centres and Centre of excellences in the Regions. The CEED was formed to work on institutionalizing interdisciplinary teaching, training, research, and advocacy in the Asian region using a participatory approach.

CEED is managed by a secretariat, based in Delhi headed by an Executive Director/ Chairperson , governing body and advisory committee and consisting of members from the multi disciplinary fields e.g. Environmentalist, Academician, Researcher, social activists, Humanitarian specialist, doctors, and skilled professionals.

The secretariat is monitored by a team of Board members, which is responsible for setting broad policy, providing strategic and policy support for a multilayer programme of activities, determining research priorities and approving annual work programmes and budgets. CEED (Centre for Environment and Economic Development) is the legal entity registered under National Registration Act. XXI 1860 and officially working from New Delhi India. Recently CEED modified its legal entity to become a Regional Research Centre for Greater South Asia with a vision to more focus on academic networking, teaching and research activities among the knowledge hubs and Universities. CEED has a membership from South Asian Countries.