Rabin Kadariya

Genetic Variation, Ecology and Conservation of Asiatic Black Bears (Ursus thibetanus) in Mountain Landscape of Nepal

The overall aim of the study is to understand ecology and genetics of Asiatic black bears in Annapurna and Manaslu Conservation Areas of Nepal.

Pema Dendup

The Winter Habitat Selection of Red Panda in Forest Research Preserve of Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) Bhutan

This research aims to study the habitat selection by red panda in the winter season and accordingly help us understand the ecology of this elusive species. The research findings will devise a conservation strategy and habitat conservation plan of red panda within the research preserve.

Niti Sukumal

Investigating Habitat Use by Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus) In Pristine Habitat in Thailand and Defining Its Status in Cambodia, Myanmar and Indonesia

This study aims 1) to provide detailed information on the ranging behavior of animals found in the pristine forest and agricultural land and 2) surveyed populations over the species’ range in four distinct areas.

Hari Prasad Sharma

Red Panda Conservation in Nepal: Integrating Human Knowledge and Scientific Evidence to Assess Wildlife Population Health

The proposed project will make notable contributions towards red panda conservation in Nepal.

Eni Hidayati

Strengthening the Management of Youth-Based Environmental Education Center in Labuhan Bajo Village, Sumbawa District, Indonesia

The establishment of youth-based environmental education centre in the Kramat, Bedil, Temudong (KABETE) marine conservation areas, Labuhan Bajo Village, Sumbawa Island, was aimed at increasing youths’ role in the management and conservation of the areas. The purpose of this project is to raise local youth capacity to manage environmental education centre.

Ripu Kunwar

Documentation and Conservation of Indigenous Medicinal Plants and Traditional Knowledge in Farwestern Nepal

Documentation and conservation of traditional knowledge, indigenous, declined/threatened resources and newly introduced ones and their roles in ecology and ethno-pharmacopoeias is utmost for sustainability of biodiversity and livelihood.

Kinley Tenzin

Ecology, Diversity and Conservation Implication of Bees and Wasps (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) in North Central Bhutan

To determine species diversity, study habitat type and behaviour, assess the current and potential threats for conservation of Bees and Wasps and to prepare publicity and advisory materials.

Sang Nguyen

Documenting the Reptile Fauna in Vietnam: A Test of Capture-Analysis-Release Approach

This project aims to test a “capture-analysis-release” approach that allows for successful fauna research on reptiles in Vietnam without killing.

Van Kien Nguyen

Long-Term Biophysical and Socio-Economic Monitoring of Floating Rice-Based and Intensive Rice Farming Systems in Mekong Delta

The aim of this project is to monitor long-term biophysical-socio-economic conditions of the traditional floating rice based agro-ecological systems and intensive rice farming systems in An Giang province of Mekong Delta, Vietnam. The results of this research will be input into environmental and agricultural policies in the Mekong region.


The Small-Clawed Otter (Aonyx cinerea) in a Human-Disturbed Landscape: Home Range and Conflict with Fish Farmers

This project aims are to identify home range and spatial-temporal patterns of land use by small-clawed otters in a human-disturbed, and to promote otter-friendly fish farming practices among fish farmers.