News From The Projects

Developing Guidelines on Forest-Media Cooperation, March 2021

18 Mar, 2021

Towards effective communication on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

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Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation - Web Dialogue Series

12 Mar, 2021

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in partnership with the Ministry of Environment Forest and..

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HWC management training on Leopards and Bears in Uttarakhand

18 Feb, 2021

A two-day training workshop was organised for the forest officials and frontline staff of the forest divisions in the mid-and high-elevation region of..

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RRT Training on Crowd management and Legal aspects of HWC Management in Uttarakhand

15 Feb, 2021

A training for the rapid and primary response team (RRT) was organised on 15 February 2021, at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun as part of the..

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RRT Training on Snakes and Crocodile Rescue and Capture, Uttarakhand

02 Feb, 2021

A Rapid Response Team (RRT) training was organised on 2 February 2021 at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, as part of the..

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RRT Training on Human - Rhesus Macaque Conflict Management in Uttarakhand

28 Jan, 2021

A training for the Rapid Response Team (RRT) members of the Uttarakhand Forest Department was organised on 28 January 2021 by..

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Rapid Response Teams training on the use of Modern Technologies and Tools for Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation, Uttarakhand

13 Jan, 2021

The training included fieldcraft on Leopard monitoring, tracking and rescue operation

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Strengthening Rapid Response teams and Equipment Handover at Gorumara Wildlife Division, West Bengal

10 Jan, 2021

Gorumara Wildlife Division and its adjoining landscape is one of the Project Pilot landscapes for the Indo-German Project on..

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Competence Development of Rapid Response Teams on using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for HWC mitigation in Uttarakhand

24 Dec, 2020

A two-day training was jointly organised by the Indo-German Project on “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India and the Uttarakhand Forest Department at..

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Strengthening Rapid Response teams and Equipment Handover at Kodagu Forest Circle, Karnataka

22 Dec, 2020

In Karnataka, the Indo-German project on Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC) project is working in Kodagu Forest Circle as the project pilot site, with..

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Workshop to Commence Pilot Implementation of Advance Zero Draft of Guidelines on HWC Mitigation

21 Dec, 2020

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), together with..

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Workshop and RRT Training on Elephant behaviour, ecology, and conflict management, Uttarakhand

11 Dec, 2020

A one day Workshop and RRT Training was jointly organised on 11th December 2020 under the Indo-German Project on “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India jointly with..

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Role of Block Development Officers and Village Development Officers in Wildlife Conservation and Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

02 Dec, 2020

A half-day virtual workshop on the ‘Role of Block Development Officers (BDOs) and Village Development Officers (VDOs) in..

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National Workshop on Development of National Action Plan for Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India, October 13

13 Oct, 2020

The Indo-German Project on “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online national-level workshop on developing the HWC-National Action Plan (NAP) and..

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Online Consultation on Sub-Zero Draft of the National Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan | West Bengal

30 Sep, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online consultation workshop on the sub-zero draft of the..

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Virtual Meeting: Development of Guidelines & SOP for mitigating Human-Leopard Conflict, August 25

25 Aug, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Development of Guidelines & SOP for mitigating Human-Leopard Conflict, August 13

13 Aug, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing National Human-Wildlife Conflict Strategy and Action Plan for mitigating HWC, July 28

28 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an Online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing National Human-Wildlife Conflict Strategy and Action Plan for mitigating HWC, July 24

24 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing SOP for mitigating Human-Elephant Conflict, July 16

16 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the authors of Guidelines and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing National Human-Wildlife Conflict Strategy and Action Plan for mitigating HWC, July 14

14 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Development of Guidelines & SOP for mitigating Human-Leopard Conflict, July 8

08 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing Guidelines and SOP for Media Engagement on Mitigating Human-Wildlife Conflict, July 4

04 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing Guidelines & SOP for mitigating Human-Gaur Conflict, July 3

03 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the authors of the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing National Human-Wildlife Conflict Strategy and Action Plan for mitigating HWC, July 2

02 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an Online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing SOP for mitigating Human-Elephant Conflict, July 1

01 Jul, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the authors of Guidelines and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing National Human-Wildlife Conflict Strategy and Action Plan for Mitigating HWC, June 29

29 Jun, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the Group of Coordinators and..

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Virtual Meeting: Developing SOP for mitigating Human-Elephant Conflict, June 24

24 Jun, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for the authors of Guidelines and..

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Online Training on “Holistic Approach to Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India” for IFS Officers at IGNFA Dehradun

11 Jun, 2020

A three-day online training for 2019-21 batch of Indian Forest Service (IFS) probationary officers at..

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Knowledge Café on HWC Mitigation of selected species

20 Jun, 2020

An online “Knowledge Café on HWC Mitigation of selected species” session was jointly organised by Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA) Dehradun and..

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Participation in Online Lecture Series at Amity Institute of Forest and Wildlife Sciences in May

05 May, 2020

As a part of Amity University activity, Amity Institute of Forest and Wildlife Sciences, Noida organised an “Online Alumni Lecture Series” from..

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Virtual Meeting: Development of Guidelines & SOP for mitigating Human-Leopard Conflict, April 30

30 Apr, 2020

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised an online meeting for..

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A Virtual Discussion on ‘Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation’ with State Forest Officer Trainees at CASFOS Dehradun

25 Apr, 2020

A virtual discussion was conducted on HWC Mitigation for 36 State Forest Service Officer trainees from 22-24 April 2020 at the Central Academy for..

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Three-day Training on Human Resource Development for State Forest Officer Trainees at CASFOS Dehradun

05 Mar, 2020

A three-day training on Human Resource Development Competencies was conducted from 2-4 March 2020 for 55 State Forest Service (SFS) Officer trainees at the..

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National Workshop on Development of Guidelines for Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India

27 Feb, 2020

A national workshop on Development of Guidelines for Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India was jointly organised by the..

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Mitigating Conflicts for Effective Community Engagement: Side Event at CMS COP 13

19 Feb, 2020

A side-event on 'Community- Based Conservation: Mitigating conflicts for effective community engagement' was hosted jointly by Ministry of Environment, Forest and..

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Training of the Rapid Response Teams from Gorumara and adjoining Landscape on Human-Leopard Conflict Mitigation in West Bengal

14 Feb, 2020

A day long training programme was organised on February 14, 2020 by the West Bengal Forest Department and GIZ, under the..

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Regional Forum of the Eastern and North Eastern States on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India

27 Dec, 2019

The Indo-German cooperation on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation facilitated a regional forum of the Eastern and..

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Developing Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation Toolkit: Field survey at Kodagu, Karnataka

21 Dec, 2019

A weeklong field survey for assessment of effective and efficient preventive measures for human wildlife conflict (HWC) mitigation at..

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Five-day Exposure Visit on mitigating Human Leopard Conflict at Maharashtra

13 Dec, 2019

A five-day exposure visit to facilitate knowledge exchange regarding best practices of mitigating Human Leopard Conflict was organised at..

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Training Programme on Early Warning and Rapid Response towards Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

22 Nov, 2019

A three days’ training programme was organised for the Rapid Response Team (RRT)/ Wildlife Rescue Squad members and other officials from..

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Mitigating Human-Gaur Conflict: Meeting for Coordinators and Authors of Gaur SOP at Coimbatore

29 Oct, 2019

Human-gaur conflicts occur mainly at the interface of forest and adjoining human dominated landscape. Rapid loss and fragmentation of..

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Meeting of the group of authors, coordinators on 'Legal provisions' under National Action Plan

30 Sep, 2019

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised a one-day meeting on 30th September 2019 for..

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Weeklong Training Expedition on “Holistic Approach to Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India” at Karnataka

28 Sep, 2019

A one-week training expedition on “Holistic Approach to Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India” was organised at Madikeri, Kodagu in Karnataka from..

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Role of Panchayats in Wildlife Conservation and Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in Karnataka

27 Sep, 2019

A workshop for Village Panchayat leaders of Kodagu district, Karnataka was organised to develop a common understanding among the..

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National Workshop on Developing Guidelines for Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India

20 Sep, 2019

A National workshop on Development of Guidelines for Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India was jointly organised by GIZ, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and..

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Role of Gram Panchayats in Wildlife Conservation and Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

13 Sep, 2019

Workshop for Gram Panchayat Pradhans and other representative community leaders in West Bengal..

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Role of Educational Institutions in Wildlife Conservation and Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

03 Aug, 2019

Workshop for the Principals and Senior Teachers in West Bengal..

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Training on Holistic Approach on Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India

02 Aug, 2019

A 5-day training on a ‘Holistic Approach on Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India’, for Divisional Forest Officers (DFO) and..

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Meeting of Group of Coordinators and Authors on SOP for mitigating Human-Elephant Conflict

01 Aug, 2019

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised a two-day meeting for the authors of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for..

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Developing an SOP for Mitigating Human-Leopard Conflict: Meeting of Coordinators and Authors

25 Jul, 2019

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised a two-day workshop (24th-25th July 2019, Mumbai) for..

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Engaging Media for Effective and Efficient Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

25 Jul, 2019

A 4-day training on ‘Engaging Media for Effective and Efficient Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation’, (HWC) for 3rd year undergraduate students of..

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Strengthening Rapid Response teams at Gorumara Wildlife Division, West Bengal

04 Jul, 2019

One of the components on the Indo-German project on Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) Mitigation focuses on the “pilot application of..

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Strengthening Rapid Response teams at Kodagu Forest Circle, Karnataka

17 Jun, 2019

In Karnataka, the Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC) project is working in Kodagu Forest Circle as the project pilot site, with two divisions, viz. Madikeri and..

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Weeklong Training Module on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation for State Forest Officer Trainees at CASFOS Dehradun

06 May, 2019

A 5-day training module on Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC) Mitigation, for State Forest Service Officer trainees at the Central Academy for..

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Weeklong Training Module on Human Dimension of Wildlife Management and Conflict Resolution at the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun

16 Mar, 2019

A 5-Day Training Module on ‘Human dimension of wildlife management and conflict resolution’ was implemented (March 11-15) jointly by the..

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Pilot Testing of Curriculum on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation for Front-line Forest Officers from India and Southeast Asia at the Wildlife Institute of India

18 Dec, 2018

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in partnership with the Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India, conducted pilot testing of the..

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Final Workshop to Strengthen Competency Framework and Curriculum on Human-Wildlife Conflict in West Bengal

30 Nov, 2018

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised its 4th successful workshop for further development of the competency framework and..

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Effective Implementation of Workshop for Developing a Competency Framework and Curriculum on Human-Wildlife Conflict in Karnataka

27 Nov, 2018

The third workshop for further development of the competency framework and curriculum was organised by the Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in..

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Successful Workshop on Further Development of a Competency Framework and Curriculum on Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

21 Nov, 2018

A workshop for further development of the competency framework and curriculum was organised by the project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC) in India” at..

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Curriculum Development workshop on Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation/ Delhi/ September 18-19, 2018

19 Sep, 2018

A Curriculum Development Workshop was organized by the Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India at LaLit Hotel in Delhi on..

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Consultation workshop on Capacity Needs Assessment for North Bengal region under the project ‘Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India’ (HWC) organized in Siliguri, West Bengal

25 Jun, 2018

A regional level consultation workshop for West Bengal was organized on 25th -26th June 2018 at Hotel Sinclairs, Siliguri to..

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Need assessment for a common platform for States to discuss and manage human wildlife conflict

04 Apr, 2018

The Indo-German Technical Cooperation on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation facilitated a session on “Need assessment for..

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Operational Planning workshop for West Bengal under the project on ‘Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India’ organized at Kolkata

03 Apr, 2018

Under the Indo-German Technical Cooperation on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation project, an Operational Planning..

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Operational Planning workshop on ‘Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India’ at Bannerghatta National Park Bangalore (Karnataka)

20 Mar, 2018

An Operational Planning Workshop for Karnataka was organized at Bannerghatta National Park in Bangalore under the..

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Operational Planning workshop conducted for finalizing activities under the Indo German bilateral project on Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India

28 Feb, 2018

The Uttarakhand Forest Department and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH drafted the..

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Operational Planning Workshop for Human Wildlife Conflict Project organized

05 Feb, 2018

A National level Operational Planning Workshop was organized on February 5th 2018 at Hotel Claridges..

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Inception Workshop for Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC) project organized in Delhi

05 Feb, 2018

The Indo-German Cooperation project on “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC) in India” was formally launched at an Inception..

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MoEFCC and GIZ ink an agreement to mitigate the impact of human-wildlife conflict in India

11 Oct, 2017

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale..

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