CONVIVA is a collaboration among researchers and practitioners based in six different countries. It is headquartered in the Sociology of Development and Change (SDC) group at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and includes project teams from the Brazil, Finland, Tanzania, the United States and the United Kingdom. Non-academic parters include IUCN-Netherlands and WWF-Netherlands.
Convivial conservation is conceptualised as one stream within a broader societal transformation to sustainability. Related projects and initiatives include the following: