Building capacities for mitigating human-elephant conflict in Assam


India
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Ref: 16-007

Status: Completed

Round:
15
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Pygmy Hog Conservation Programme (15-017), Centre for Environmental Education (Northeast), RGVN - Rashtriya Gram Vikas Nidhi, Ecosystems-India
Start Date:
01-06-07
End Date:
31-05-10
Funding:
£179,750.00
Regions:
South Asia
Biomes:
Forests, Temperate forest
Threats To Biodiversity:
Land use change
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, Goods services, Sustainable use, Poverty reduction, Livelihoods
Specific Tools:
Research training, Cepa, Protected areas, Tourism
Countries:
India
Project Summary:
To facilitate the conservation of elephants by mitigating HEC in Assam through: 1) capacity building to protect communities from elephants; 2) foestering knowledge and tolerance of elephants, and 3) studying the spatial patterns of elephant herds for land-use strategies and local implementation of the CBD.
Project Outputs:
1. Capacity of local community members to develop, maintain and adapt elephant damage control measures. 2. creation of a forum or alliance of local NGOs and FD working on HEC issues in the region. 3. Improved community attitudes and interest in reducing dependency on subsistence crops. 4. Education materials, and workshops on conservation and HEC mitigation, as well as media support of the project. 5. Information about regional elephant movement patterns and conflict hotspots, past and present, in relation to socio-economic activities, landcover and mitigation measures. 6. Land-use strategy for elephant conservation in the long-term


Documents:
Title: 16-007 St2 App edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-02-07 11:20:13

Title: 16-007 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-07 11:20:13

Title: 16-007 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-12-23 17:35:49

Title: 16-007 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-10-07 15:02:29

Title: 16-007 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2009-11-17 14:02:25

Title: 16-007 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2010-09-27 12:32:57

Title: 16-007 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Title: 16-007 AR1 Ann 3.3 Press samples
Download: Press Release [pdf] 2008-12-23 17:35:49

Title: 16-007 AR2 Ann3.4 Living with elephants - article
Download: Article [pdf] 2009-11-17 14:02:25

Title: 16-007 AR2 Ann3.3 Project brochure
Download: Article [pdf] 2009-11-17 14:02:25

Title: 16-007 AR2 Ann3.5 Chilli smoke poster
Download: Article [pdf] 2009-11-17 14:02:25

Title: 16-007 AR2 Ann3.2 Handbook flyer
Download: Article [pdf] 2009-11-17 14:02:25

Title: 16-007 AR2 Ann3.1 Living with elephants in Assam (English)
Download: Article [pdf] 2009-11-17 14:02:25