News From The Projects

Partnerships for Access and Benefit-Sharing in India

15 Dec, 2020

The closing workshop of the four-year Indo-German ‘Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) Partnership’ project served as a platform to share lessons learnt and..

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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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Training on the ‘Strategy for Marketing of Pine Needles’ for communities of Pathrevi, Himachal Pradesh

06 Dec, 2020

Pine needle handicraft was introduced by the Himachal Pradesh Forest Ecosystem Services (HP-FES) Project at the Pathrevi demonstration site, situated in District Mandi of..

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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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Training Communities and Forest Department in Himachal Pradesh, 2020

18 Nov, 2020

Training Sessions on Eco-Sensitive Tourism

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Training Community Resource Persons and Panchayat members in Tamil Nadu

18 Nov, 2020

The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 mandates establishment of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) at every local body in India. The objective of the Act is..

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Benefit Sharing with Irula Community in Tamil Nadu

17 Nov, 2020

The ABS Regulations 2014 mandate 95% benefits accrued from ABS agreements to share with benefit claimers or the Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) from..

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Biodiversity Finance for Healthy Landscapes and Sustainable Value Chains at GLF 2020

29 Oct, 2020

For the successful implementation of the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework, several priorities have to change. A major challenge is to customize and redesign financial instruments to..

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Financial Incentives for a Biodiversity-Friendly Future – Green Recovery a Catalyser

28 Oct, 2020

For green and efficient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial to review all subsidies with the aim to reduce/minimise harmful subsidies in all..

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