|Categories||Conflict, Forests, Mammals|
|Date||16 Oct 2015|
Since the year 2009 Paribartan is concretely working on Wildlife Conservation issues and protection/management of their natural habitat and the applicant is the Team Leader. Paribartan dedicated to protecting endangered species, preserving their habitats, and defending biodiversity. It supports innovative strategies for people and wildlife to co-exist and thrive. The Paribartan team fosters an entrepreneurial spirit in conservation and partners with community-based tribal women group conservationists to develop solutions for human wildlife coexistence especially to mitigate man- elephant conflict.
The objectives are
Organize advance refresher training for existing 120 community based elephant trackers to amplify their knowledge, attitude, behavior and practices on management of corridor and habitat, defensive measures to drive out elephant herd with indigenous and scientific know how.
Awareness generation among tribal and forest dependent communities on re-creation of lost transit paths and training villagers by trained elephant trackers on consequences of unsustainable natural resource use and options for communities to support elephant corridor conservation efforts furthering mitigation of man elephant conflicts.
Promote farm based livelihood option with non lure cropping pattern for tribal community residing adjacent to Telkoi - Pallahara elephant corridor, thus reduce crop raid, furthering mitigation of Man – Elephant conflicts
Read about Subhransu's previous projects http://www.rufford.org/projects/subhransu_bhusan_swain or for more information contact: