FERAL: Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning

Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning

Human Elephant Conflict in Northern Orisa



Human-Elephant conflict has been reported from Orissa for a long time. In recent years it has been reported that due to the vast increase in mining activities in the northern districts of Orissa: Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Sundergarh, Deogarh and Angul, the amount of conflict has increased. Added to this is the fear that climate driven vegetational changes will exacerbate the conflict even more. This study was geared to analyse the different factors that might affect human-elephant conflict in this area, as well as to make policy recommendations.


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Rauf Ali
Principal Investigator

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Budget: ₹ 300,000

Duration: January, 2007 to December, 2009

Funding Agencies

Institute of Global Warmining and Ecosystem Studies - New Delhi

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