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Demonstrative course on community based mangrove conservation

 

A month long course on community based mangrove conservation has begun from September 25, 2018 as a part of Green Skill Development Programme implemented by GEC-ENVIS Hub. The course is being conducted for 50 participants by sector experts in Bharuch district. The course details are as follows:

 

Course module

  • Introduction to mangrove ecosystem, mangrove species diversity and ecosystem services
  • Mangrove ecology and environment
  • Mangrove associated flora and fauna
  • Mangrove propagation and nursery techniques
  • Transplantation of mangroves
  • Threats and stress on mangroves
  • Conservation & management strategies
  • Socio-economic assessment and supplementary livelihoods
 

Opportunities to work

  • Growing demand in field and lab technical posts
  • Opportunities in the field of tourism industries (as tourist guides) in addition to NGOs, research institutions, universities etc.
  • Self employment to coastal rural youth and socio-economic upliftment of coastal population in utilizing mangrove resources
 
Demonstrative course on community based mangrove conservation
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