The World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF India) has announced the winners of the 2024-25 winners of the grants under the Conservation Catalyst Programme (CCP). According to WWF India, Wanmei Konyak, one of the six winners, will work on the restoration of community forests in Changlangshu, a village located in Monyakshu circle of Mon district in Nagaland.

CCP awards local action for lesser-known species or habitats. “The CCP awards grassroots, participative actions for neglected species,” WWF India said in its Facebook page.

The other five winners include Gramya Sikshan Paryavaran Sanstha to work on sustainable management of Bhugyals in the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand; Sagar Adhurya who will work on the reduction of conflict with Indian wolves in West Bengal; Human & Environment Alliance League (HEAL) to work on small carnivore conservation through community-focussed campaigns in West Bengal; Mitrajit Deb will work on the conservation of Phayre’s langur in Rowa Sanctuary, Tripura; and Jana Jagruti to work on community-based, Panchayat-led governance of forests in Andhra Pradesh.

Mokokchung Times

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