Human-Elephant Coexistence in Central NepalThe project aims to analyze human-elephant conflict and explore strategies to minimize conflict so as to ensure human-elephant coexistence in Central Nepal. In addition, the project will raise public awareness on elephant conservation.
Understanding Local Indigenous Values Placed on Biodiversity, through Participative Mapping of the Living Landscape in the Pondoland Centre of Endemism The aim is for indigenous people with a living understanding of the imperative of biodiversity conservation leading local government planning.
Surveying the Unknown: Determining Cheetah Presence, Connectivity and Levels of Human-Cheetah Conflict in North-West ZimbabweThe aim is to conduct a comprehensive survey of the Zimbabwe component of the Kavango-Transfrontier Conservation Area to gain an understanding of cheetah distribution, the levels of human-cheetah conflict and corridor use. This knowledge will help to strengthen the National conservation strategy of the species.
Exploring the Causes of and Mitigation Options for Human-Predator Conflict on Game Farms in Botswana: Is Coexistence Possible?The aim is to determine the drivers of human-predator conflict on game ranches and the potential solutions to reduce stock losses and increase the benefits associated with predators, thereby enabling coexistence between game ranchers and predators in Botswana.
The Environmental History of the Janos Biosphere Reserve in Mexico: Critical Knowledge for the Development of Ecosystem Conservation StrategiesDetermine the extent of human caused impacts on the reserve and the ultimate causes of environmental degradation for the development of restoration and conservation strategies.
Strengthening Capacity of Local Institutions for the Promotion of Eco-Tourism in Ghachowk, Annapurna Conservation Area, NepalThis project aims to support the government’s nature conservation, tourism development and poverty alleviation programme through strengthening capacity of local institutions by promoting bird-watching tourism.
An Assessment of the Population Abundance of Cheetahs and the Extent of Human-Predator Conflict in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, BotswanaThe purpose of this study is to generate estimates of population abundance of the cheetah population of the Northern Tuli Game reserve and to identify threats, particularly anthropogenic conflicts outside of the reserve, to ascertain whether or not cheetahs contribute substantially to livestock loss in an attempt to reduce and mitigate human-cheetah conflict.
Assessing the Performance of Institutional Arrangements to Reconcile Conservation and Small-Scale Fisheries in Marine Protected Areas: Cases Form Latin-AmericaThis project will examine and compare the institutional performance of different designs of MPA in Latin-America and their impact on the achievement of their established goals.
Evaluating Habitat and Human-Sloth Bear Conflict in Gujarat State, India, To Seek Solutions for Human-Bear CoexistenceThe project aims to map sloth bear range in Gujarat state of India and to identify potential bear habitats as well as the human-bear conflict areas and the important causes of such conflicts and to find out the solutions for minimizing human-bear conflicts through community participation.
Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary Beekeeping and Conservation Pilot Project, Cameroon The project aims to empower local destitute people with beekeeping skills as a way of addressing rural poverty and helping in conservation.