As an extension to Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra’s vulture conservation work Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund has given grant for vulture conservation efforts in Northern Western Ghats.

ATREEThe Critical Ecosystem Partnership fund

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership fund is a joint initiative of I’Agence Fracaise de Developpement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan, the MacArthur Foundation and the World Bank. A fundamental goal is to ensure civil society is engaged in biodiversity conservation.

Vultures on water

Details of this project are as follows:

Project Name: The Konkan Vulture Project: Participatory Vulture Conservation in the Northern

Western Ghats

Duration: 1st Jun 2013 – 30th Nov 2015


Vulture young in the nestProject objectives:

Contributions towards CEPF investment strategy:

White-backed Vulture

Impacts envisaged:

Linkages to other CEPF projects 

Long-term goals after CEPF funding: