NILAM works in cooperation with like-minded organisations, institutions and companies in the most southern part of India, Tamil Nadu, as well as in Sri Lanka, Switzerland and Germany.

In Switzerland, NILAM cooperates with migrant organisations and educational institutions.

In India, there is a close cooperation with the NGO SAPPHIRE Trust which is based in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

This organisation is made up of a team of specialists in sustainable agriculture, traditional medicine and social work.