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Researcher required for human wildlife conflict research in the Western Ghats

Job Title: Researcher- human wildlife conflict research in the Western Ghats

Location: Western Ghats

Organization’s profile:

Keystone Foundation is seeking a researcher for their human wildlife conflicts research along the Western Ghats. The work will be focused in the Tamil Nadu and Kerala section of the Western Ghats. The project aims to understand the issue of human wildlife conflicts through establishing alliances with civil society organizations, local administration, state departments, communities and other relevant stakeholders. The work involves collating and interpreting primary and secondary data; understanding existing compensation mechanisms within the state departments and the role of local administration, local policies which address human wildlife.

Duration: 12 months. Field expenses will be covered and monthly stipend depends on the candidate’s qualification and experience.

Eligibility: Post graduate degree in academic and work qualifications in the social or natural sciences will be required. People interested in social systems that affect conservation may apply

How to apply: Send a letter of interest and CV to Sumin George at, Keystone Foundation.

Last date for the application: 15 Jan, 2014

Reference: YETI

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