India Biodiversity Awards 2016
Conservation efforts by individuals and institutions that have led to protection, management and restoration of habitats and population recovery, resulting in significant reduction in the threat level to at-risk wild and domesticated species.
Efforts resulting in sustainability of resources, best practices for their sustainable use that integrates empowerment of weaker sections of communities.
Efforts resulting in equitable sharing of benefits (monetary and/or non-monetary) arising from the utilization of bio-resources and associated traditional knowledge and practices.
Recognizing efforts on establishing best practices for conservation and sustainable use by documentation of biological resources integrating traditional knowledge; generating awareness and ensuring access and benefit sharing.
|Conservation of Threatened Species||INSTITUTION: NATURE CONSERVATION FOUNDATION AND THE GHORA ABHE VILLAGE SOCIETY |
Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh
INDIVIDUAL: WOMEN’S HARGILLA ARMY (PURNIMA DEVI BARMAN)
Dadara, Pacharia and Singimari villages, Assam
|DR. SOSSAMA IYPE- AN EXPERT IN ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS|
Vechoor village, Kerala
|Sustainable Use of Biological Resources||VILLAGE COMMUNITY OF MAWKYRNOT|
Mawkyrnot, Pynursula, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya
|PARTICIPATORY LEARNING ACTION NETWORK AND TRAINING |
Pudupet village, Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu
|Successful Mechanisms for Access and Benefit Sharing||BENEFIT-SHARING FOR ACCESS TO BIO-RESOURCES|
|INDIAN INSTITUTE OF OILSEEDS RESEARCH |
|Biodiversity Management Committees||DUDHAI BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE |
|BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE NIITII HONG |
Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh