Capacity building in Leh, India

The Global Tiger Initiative Council, in collaboration with the GTF, World Bank and the Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT), and with technical support from Indian Institute of Forest Management and Wildlife Institute of India organized a 3-day capacity building workshop for snow leopard range countries in Leh-Ladakh, India from 7 to 9 November 2016. The workshop was attended by senior frontline officials from Bhutan, Nepal, India and Russia as well as representatives from GSLEP, WWF and NCF. The main objective of this workshop was to incorporate key inputs into the draft manuals for economic valuation of snow leopard landscapes, habitat restoration and monitoring of wildlife populations.