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November 26th, 2011
Taiwan Offers India Help in Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife conservation in the state is all set to get a foreign fillip with the Taiwan government coming forward to assist in conservation activities by funding NGOs in the field. The Taiwan government has already been supporting eight conservation programmes in the state since 2007, at a cost of US $ 48,000. Taiwan will now fund Aaranyak, a Guwahati-based NGO, to the tune of US $ 6,000, for a project titled ‘Monitoring of greater one-horned rhino in Jaldapara wildlife sanctuary’. Besides,it will provide US $ 5,000 to another NGO, Rhino Foundation for Nature in North East, for compilation and production of a monograph on ‘Mammals of North-east India review’. Read More