It brings us pleasure to announce the list of projects that have received the 'WCT Small Grant' this year. WCT wishes all the grantees the very best for maximising this opportunity.
Following projects have received the WCT-Small Grant (2017-18)
- Assessing the impacts of hunting and trade on wildlife using local knowledge and field surveys, with a focus on conserving the endangered Indian Pangolin in the northern Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh.
- Conservation status survey of smooth-coated otters in the Krishna river delta of Andhra Pradesh.
- King Cobras of the Western Himalayas: Nest Ecology & Conservation.
- Investigating the effects of road network on genetic connectivity and population structure of gaur (Bos gaurus) in central Indian landscape.
- Evaluating the efficacy of human-elephant conflict mitigation strategies in reducing negative interactions in a biodiversity hotspot.
- Conservation conversations: engaging the local community to understand and preserve the critically endangered White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis) and endangered White-winged Duck (Asarcornis scutulata) along the Brahmaputra river basin.
- Assessing patterns of livestock loss due to wolves in an arid human use landscape of north Karnataka, India.