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2008

Conservation of ‘Lesser florican’ through the involvement of Phasepardhi community in tribal area of India

Inde

Titre : Conservation of ‘Lesser florican’ through the involvement of Phasepardhi community in tribal area of India

Pays : Inde

Numéro projet : IND/SGP/OP4/Y1/RAF/2008/18/MS 28

Domaine : Community Based Adaptation Biodiversity CapDev

Durée : 6/2008 - 12/2012

Bénéficiaire : SAMVEDNA SAMAJ VIKAS SANSTHAN

Présentation
Grasslands are neglected ecosystems for conservation in India. The biodiversity of this ecosystem is under tremendous pressure. Flagship species of this ecosystem Great Indian Bustrad and Lesser Florican are declining rapidly. In the state of Maharashtra there is no record of Lesser Florican in last 30 years and of its nesting for last 100 years. Local tribal communities like Phaseparadhis are equally neglected tribe and not mainstreamed in the development processes of the country. Project aims to create a visible and replicable model of grassland biodiversity conservation with the active cooperation of Phasepardhi community, especially in-situ conservation of grassland biodiversity especially lesser florican, Sypheotides indica .The project includes development and conservation of lesser florican habitat area and would adopt livelihood strengthening activities as a strategy to help traditional hunting communities, in a more practical manner. The project visions to give a pathway for sustainable conservation of birds in various parts of India. The project aims to strengthen panchayats to take conservation and livelihood activities and would form SHGs which will undertake actual activities.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF Small Grants Programme) : US$ 33,769.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 115,671.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 55,196.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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