The Mindoro Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (MBCFI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization duly registered in the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 19, 2008, to enable the conservation of the unique and threatened environment, biodiversity and natural resources of Mindoro Island, which is recognized as one of the global biodiversity conservation priority areas, particularly in terms of the number of endemic species, diversity of habitats and degrees of threats.
MBCFI was organized through the efforts of the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Program (PBCP), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), and the Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc.
Our vision is “sustained conservation of Mindoro’s natural treasures for future generations”. On the other hand, our mission is “to lead scientific research and catalyze collaborative and participative conservation efforts in key biodiversity areas of Mindoro resulting in empowerment of Mindoreños through increased awareness and care”.
MBCFI receives core funding support from the Malampaya Joint Venture Partners.