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Conservation of bio-diversity hotspot through capacity building of forest dependent communities through organic farming in Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary of North Kanara district, Karnataka, India

Identify major native species threatened by intensive chemical agriculture on selected farms in and around Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and assess the positive effect of organic farming on endemic biodiversity. Project also aims to document indigenous agricultural knowledge in reducing the effect of chemicals on flora and fauna, while promoting organic farming with active participation of stakeholders, and minimize the use of in-organic inputs to crops

Grantee : Ganapati Bhat
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Tarantula (Araneae: Theraphosidae) spider diversity, distribution and habitat-use: A study on Protected Area adequacy and conservation planning at a landscape level in the Western Ghats of Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka

The project is aimed to understand diversity, distribution and habitat use of theraphosid species in various land use categories in the Uttara Kannda district, Karnataka. It will help in population assessments of Indian Theraphosid spiders found in the region and also create awareness amongst locals about the importance of conservation of tarantulas in the Uttara Kannda district. As a result, it is expected to help in improving conservation efforts of these poorly known but globally threatened theraphosid spiders in the study area

Grantee : Manju Siliwal
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