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Strategic Direction

Strategic Direction 1 - Enable action by diverse communities and partnerships to ensure conservation of key biodiversity areas and enhance connectivity in the corridors.

Summary

River Cauvery is an important freshwater ecosystem, a strong hold of Smooth-coated and Small-clawed otters. Project aims to involve local stakeholders to raise awareness and develop a sense of responsibility towards sustainable utilization of river resources and conserving river-related biodiversity using otters as the flagship species, by experimenting with various methods such as Village River Committees, community based Otter protection programs and various awareness programs