Save the tiger! Save the Grasslands! Save the Water!

Co-Financing Partners

Himalayan Tiger Foundation initiates, facilitates and (co-)finances applied research in Nepal to enable tiger populations to grow sustainably by restoring their habitat. Its focus is on the ecological parts of thye project as well as the topic of human-wildlife conflict.

 

 

Rotterdam Zoo’s main mission is to support and promote nature conservation in a broad sense. It pro-actively develops and organises a wide-range of activities, i.e. education, workshops, and research. Hence, it has a large role in the knowledge utilisation both in the Netherlands, India, Nepal and globally.
 

 

 

 

VanderSat is an innovative consultancy that aims to build the best satellite products to solve the global water and food crisis. They bring in relevant remote sensing knowledge. This will amongst others be used to extrapolate the findings for Bardia National Park and its surroundings to the Terai as a whole.

 

 

National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), established in 1982 by a Legislative Act, is an autonomous and not-for-profit organization mandated to work in the field of nature conservation in Nepal. NTNC works closely with the Government of Nepal in the management of protected areas by directly managing three mountain protected areas and assisting the government in all the low land parks. NTNC has two roles in the project: it is the local coordinating organisation and it will be involved in the research itself as well as technically supporting the research activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swansea University is a reputed British university. Their research group on geography has a focus on environmental dynamics and global change. In our project, the staff involved will perform unique dendrochronological research for historical reconstruction of the hydrometeorological evolution of the Karnali catchment. This is done to characterise past climate change and to know about natural versus man-induced climate change.

 

Practical Action is an innovative international development organisation putting ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world. Practical Action helps people find solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems – made worse by catastrophic climate change and persistent gender inequality. Practical Action is keen to experience how water management can be combined with enhancing the resilience of local communities using landscape stewardship while protecting endangered megafauna such as the tiger in neighbouring nature conservation areas.