donateWelcome to Tropical Research and Development Centre (TRDC)

Tropical Research and Development Centre is an NGO founded in 1994. Its working in Uttara Kannada, Mysore and Haveri Districts of Karnataka, India, with an objective to reduce poverty through education and conservation of natural resources for future generation.

Care and service for the Educational, Economic, Environmental, Cultural needs , Welfare and well being of all persons residing in India irrespective of Caste, Creed, Race, sex, language or religion and more specifically downtrodden, economically backward rural folk living below the poverty line in particular with prejudice.

To undertake the preservation of natural resources mainly land, water and vegetation to sustain life on this planet by maintaining ecosystem and to prevent exploitation of these resources by some sections of the society and ensuring equitable distribution to meet the basic needs of all, especially the poor.

We are FCRA certified.US/UK donors can also avail tax benefits on donations


Where We Work

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Major Programs Activities

Strengthening educational efforts to protect environment

Stories Of Hope

Sunanda is an 11 year old girl from Vadnikoppa village of Savanur Taluk

Projects Handled

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Funding Partners

Wildlife Conservation Society, AXIS Bank Foundation, etc..


These two principles – persistence and

use of multiple approaches 

underlie everything the TRDC does.