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Dr Dau Lal Bohra, CCM, M.Sc., PhD

Director, Save Vulture Community

I work with the birds of prey and scavenger in Thar Desert of India. Since last 10 years I had the chance to work with Raptors in Rajasthan for the conservation of the Imperial Eagle, Gyps, Egyptian and Black vultures. In 2008, complete PhD in Zoology (Animal Microbiology & Wild Life). Extensive application of Molecular Microbiology in DNA-based techniques including PCR, basic immunological methods, including cell culture, analysis of serum antibody and cell mediated immune response.  In 2008-2009, worke for "Vulture Advocacy programme" conflict in BNHS, activity related to the research, conservation and prevention of the possible illegal use of poisons against predators (Diclofenac and other painkiller use for animal treatment), threatening the vulture populations. Our conservation projects based on UNEP/IUCN Migratory Species, particularly in the field of poisoning prevention. I work on the Griffon and Himalayan Vulture conservation and research in Bikaner, Rajasthan. Currently I am mostly interested on the subjects regarding the conservation and last 5 years I focus on vulture’s death in North West Rajasthan, India. 

Dr Sradha Vyas, PhD, Socio-enviro-biologist, Executive Director, Save Vulture Community

Dr. Sasan Fereidouni- Head of WESCA Wildlife Network and regional coordinator of IUCN-Wildlife Health Specialist Group for West and Central Asia (WESCA) region

Peter Jones , Senior Wildlife , Spanish Nature

TIM SNOW- Tim Snow is a consultant in the fields of wildlife poisoning prevention and conflict management, as well as in all forms of wildlife management. He has links with conservation projects internationally and is an UNEP advisor in the Convention for Migratory Species, particularly in the field of poisoning prevention and avoidance. He represents the Game Rangers Association of Africa at IUCN and is the vice chairman of the IUCN South African members committee. Tim also chairs and convenes various national forums, such as the National Invasive Animal Forum, supported by the Department of Environmental Affairs. He has worked in management positions in the formal conservation and in the NGO sector; and has worked as a wildlife conflict management expert across the SADC and East African sub-region. He has strong interpersonal skills.Tim holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Development (Environmental Management) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg. The dissertation was entitled “A Systems Thinking Analysis of Predator Conflict Management on Selected South African Farms”. The study was in response to extensive work in the field of conflict resolution between farmers and predators, and analyzed the efficiency and effectiveness of management systems applied by farmers to manage predator conflicts. The result qualified himacademically as a Golden Key Achiever.Tim also has a National Higher Diploma: Nature Conservation - Veld and Game Management and a National Diploma in Nature Conservation and Management. Tim has been training pointers since 1987 and has competed successfully with both German and English pointers in provincial Field Trials. Since 1985 Tim has investigated to effect of agro-chemicals on game-birds and was instrumental in the banning of monocrotophos, and the voluntary withdrawal of Temik® from the market. 

Dr. Narasai Sekar- Biologist, Zoo, chennai.600 048.

Devendra Bhardwaj- Rajasthan forest services, Rajasthan

Deepak Brid- Bangalore, India

Brawin Kumar- Zoo Outreach Organisation, Species assessments and GIS mapping in Conservation Biology

Arijit Banerjee

Gobind Sagar Bhardwaj

Lokeswara Rao Madiraju

Balendu Singh

Anil Kumar Sharma

Khemchand Soni

Raviraj Shah

Surya Prakash

Ram Prakash

Kartik Shastri

Roshan Negi

Stewart Thompson

Igor Karyakin

Goran Susic

Manuel Lorenzo

Stoyan Nikolov