Roshan Rai

Community-Based Mitigation of Human-Wildlife Conflict around the Singalila National Park, India

There are two aims for this project i. Advocate for the recognition of Human Wildlife Conflict in Singalila National Park in the conservation discourse and ii. Initiate community-based initiatives to reduce impacts of human wildlife conflict.

Reuben Clements

The Population Status of Big Cats in a Threatened Wildlife Corridor in Peninsular Malaysia

In a threatened wildlife corridor known as Primary Linkage 7 in the state of Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia, we aim to determine baseline population density estimates of three big cat species (Tiger, Leopard and Clouded Leopard) in order to facilitate monitoring of population trends. Our findings will be used to lobby for the corridor to be gazetted as a protected area.

Mwita Marwa Mangora

Biodiversity, Ecological Integrity and Ecosystem Services of Mangroves under Contrasting Management Regimes in Tanzania

The aim is to establish how different management regimes on mangrove forests safeguard biodiversity, ecological integrity and ecosystem services for improved livelihoods and harmonized nature.

Brent Loken

Protecting the Biodiversity and Culture of Wehea

Integrated Conservation’s program in Wehea aims to protect one of the most important forest areas in East Kalimantan and to empower the indigenous Wehea Dayak to sustainably manage their forest. This is accomplished through a multi-pronged conservation program that works to develop economic opportunities, foster good governance, promote education and training, and acquire scientific data to effectively manage Wehea Forest.

Ameen Charles

Strengthening of Community Conservation Initiatives in Buffer Zone of Kanha Tiger Reserve

The main aim of the project is, Forest and wild life conservation through participation of local community. The project supports and strengthen community to take small initiatives which required for conservation.

M.D. Danesh Miah

Trade-Offs Between Forest Conservation and Livelihoods of the Forest Dependent People in the Chittagong Hill Tracts: REDD + Strategy Development in Bangladesh

The project aims at visualizing of trade-offs between forest conservation and livelihoods of the forest dependent peoples and vulnerability of livelihoods of the community people.

James Mwang’ombe

Promoting/Enhancing Biodiversity Conservation through Enhanced Indigenous Forest Connectivity in Taita Hills: Phase 2 (Kinyeshamvua/Ngangao Segment)

The primary aim of this project is to contribute towards biodiversity conservation using the endemic and critically endangered birds as the flagship species through the enhancement of indigenous forest connectivity across the Taita Hills.

Francisco Mora

Assessing the Conservation Value of Tropical Dry Forests Under Local Management in the Chamela-Cuixmala Region, Mexican Pacific Coast

The project aims to evaluate the structure, diversity, presence of endemics, and value of use of plant communities in primary and secondary forests managed for multiple purposes.

Matias Enrique Mastrangelo

Conserving Dry Tropical Forests on Agricultural Frontiers of the Gran Chaco

This work is aimed at improving our understanding of the human and social determinants of forest loss due to rapid agricultural expansion into tropical dry forests of Argentina.

Anne Kyomugisha

Empowering Women through Improved Cooking Stoves

Empowering Women through Improved cooking stoves will be in one year campaign to respond to women’s gender Rights while at the same time against deforestation in Yei County, one of the most densely populated rural Counties in South Sudan which is facing different problems related to deforestation such as delayed rainfall, soil erosion and high winds due to the high consumption of firewood in traditional cooking stoves and local communities lack knowledge concerning the role of forests in their daily life. Therefore, this project will be sensitizing women about the role of forests and encouraging them to use improved cooking stoves