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Conserving India's Biodiversity - NGO Training and Projects with Local Communities
Dr James Hindson
FSC - Field Studies Council
Host Country Institutions:
To train NGOs in NE India on how to integrate biodiversity issues into projects.
10 NGOs (at least 1 from each of the States of NE India) attended a Biodiversity Training Course. Each trained NGO undertook a mini biodiversity project and training workshop with local communities generating additional outputs (e.g. herbariums, habitat management plans). A biodiversity manual for NGOs produced for the North-East and adapted to use in other regions by local CEE cells. — training delivered to 5 other regions — 50 NGOs. A 100+ pages Train the Trainers Manual produced. A short booklet on biodiversity produced for local community leaders in the North-East.
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