Asia

Niti Sukumal

Collecting Information and Monitoring the Situation of Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus) in Pristine Habitat in Thailand and Disturbed Habitat in Northern Vietnam

The projects aims are to investigate important aspects of the species ecological requirements and train rangers or locals to carry on a long-term monitoring plan.

Nabin Baral

Examining the Resilience of the Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal

The project aims to examine how the Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is adapting to rapid changes in Nepal. Building upon the previous research projects, the data will be collected and analyzed within a comparative study framework to detect changes over time.

Milan Sapkota

Feeding Ecology, Habitat Preference, Distribution and Awareness Programme for Conservation of Himalayan Black Bear in Kanchanjungha Conservation Area, Nepal

The project aims to study feeding ecology, habitat preference and distribution of Himalayan black bear including its threats in Kanchanjungha Conservation Area, Nepal.

Kamal Kandel

Educating and Empowering Local Communities for Cheer Pheasant (Catreus wallichii) Conservation in Western Nepal

We seek to establish a credible long term community based cheer pheasant monitoring program, directly involving local communities in monitoring and decision making.

Pratikshya Kandel

Managing Human Wildlife Conflicts in Community Forestry in Nepal

The growing Human-Wildlife Conflict in community forests suggests that it is becoming a serious threat to the survival of wild fauna including endangered species as well as the welfare of local people. The project aims to document status, explore, analyze and demonstrate management of wildlife in community forests and recommend strategies and actions to ensure human-wildlife coexistence.

Chi Phan

Participatory Wetland Conservation in Yok Don National Park, Vietnam

This project will assess the potential for developing an adaptive co-management strategy for managing Yok Don National Park that can assist in resolving this conflict. Social-ecological systems models of park values, resource use and management will be jointly developed with local people and park managers to enhance shared understanding of the wetland system.

Camille Coudrat

Pilot School Education Project for Knowledge and Attitude Change towards Wildlife and Habitat in Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area, Laos

Implementation of a pilot environmental education project to increase knowledge about and change attitude towards nature in children and ultimately change the behaviour of the next generation in Nakai-Nam Theun National protected Area, Central-eastern Laos.

Michael Pimenov

Clarifying Conservation Status of Rare and Endangered Umbelliferae Species of Tajikistan

The aim of project is to elucidate the conservation status of ten species of the Umbelliferae family included in Red Data Book of Tajikistan.

Seejan Gyawali

Participatory Inventory and Sustainable Conservation of Sarus Crane (Grus antigone) in Farmlands of Lumbini, The Important Bird Area of Nepal

This project aims to conserve Sarus Crane, the flagship species in Lumbini IBA through continuous ecological monitoring, trainings and awareness rising activities to mitigate their major anthropogenic threats engaging local conservation agencies and local farmers.

Man Kumar Dhamala

Linking Conservation and Livelihoods: Developing Strategies for Community-based Medicinal Plant Conservation and Grazing Management in KCA, Nepal

The project aims to develop strategies to conserve important alpine medicinal plants and their habitats through community-based conservation.