Asia

Thi Hoa Hong Dao

The Status of Red-Listed Tree Species and Recommended Conservation Measures in Ta Xua Nature Reserve in North-Western Vietnam

The aims of the project are: (1) to investigate the status of red-listed tree species in the study site, (2) to determine key ecological and human disturbance factors which affect on the appearance and distribution of red-listed tree species, and (3) to recommend the conservation measures for them.

Sapai Min

Assessment of the Impacts of Wildlife Trade in Relation to Conservation in Mong-La City, East Shan State, Myanmar (China Border City)

Project aims To investigate which wildlife species are being traded, To assess the status of protection afforded to those species in trade; and, to investigate trade routes

Shambhu Paudel

Examining Ecological Factors Influencing Distribution, Abundance and Surfacing Behaviours of Endangered Dolphins in Major River Systems of Nepal

Sparsely sighted population and southern shifting pattern of river dolphin distribution is identified conservation threats for river dolphin in Nepal. Therefore, this project aims to identify the ecological factors that affect river dolphin distribution, abundance and behaviours (surfacing and dive) in Nepalese river systems of Nepal.

Jigme Wangchuk

Assessment of Aquatic Biodiversity in Phobjikha Valley

Main purpose of this project is to document the diversity of macroinvertebrates. This is going to serve the baseline information for the future plan and management of conservation area as the area lacks information particularly on aquatic biodiversity.

Fedor Sarayev

Assessment of Bird of Prey Mortality Caused by Electricity Power Lines in Mangistau Region, Kazakhstan

Project realization will minimize negative impact of power lines on birds of prey in Mangistau region: the most dangerous sections of the power lines grid would be identified for technical modification funded by the owners of the power lines.

Rama Mishra

Conflict To Coexistence: Training Locals to Save Themselves and the Elephants in Chitwan

Project aims to develop human elephant coexistence for long term survival of the elephants in Chitwan by educating people and minimizing human casualties from elephants.

Hussein Zahir

Capacity Building of Maldives in-Country Management and Monitoring of Threatened Coral Reefs

This project will train local Maldivians on reef surveying techniques as a nucleus for community-based monitoring programmes and undertake bleaching recovery surveys.

Raj Kumar Koirala

Diet, Nutrition and Movement Pattern of Asian Elephant (Elephus maximus) in Nepal

The project is anticipated to bring insight into the changing elephant movement pattern and problem of crop raiding as a major cause of Human elephant conflict through the application of a new nutrient-focused perspective.

Chenxing Yu

Wintering Spotted Greenshank (Tringa guttifer): Migratory Movement Patterns, Habitat Selection and the Implications for its Conservation

This project aims to clarify Spotted Greenshank overwintering habitat selection and local as well as migratory movement patterns.

Krishna Prasad Bhusal

Strengthening the Local Communities for In-Situ Conservation of Critically Endangered Vultures in Western Mid-Hills of Nepal

This project aims to advocate unregistered vet practitioners, monitor nesting colonies, build up capacities of local communities to support government's Vulture Conservation Action Plan and Manifesto chalked out by Saving Asia's Vulture from Extinction (SAVE) consortium.