USAID’s Bengal Tiger Conservation Activity (Bagh)

USAID’s Bagh Project aims to protect tigers through: reducing illegal wildlife trafficking, minimizing human-wildlife conflict, enhancing communications, outreach, and gender engagement and improving livelihoods for conservation.

USAID’s Bengal Tiger Conservation Activity (Bagh)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has joined hands with the Government of Bangladesh to protect Sundarbans tigers through the Bengal Tiger Conservation Activity (Bagh). Under the leadership of the Bangladesh Forest Department, USAID’s Bagh Activity is being implemented by WildTeam, a Bangladeshi organization working for biodiversity conservation since 2003. The Bagh Activity will also receive technical support from the Smithsonian Institution (SI) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS). USAID’s Bagh Activity will continue from 2014 to 2018.

Partners

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS)

    Institute
    India | Staff size: 101-250

    Established in 1986, the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) is a leading research and policy institute in the non-government sector of Bangladesh. It is independent, non-profit and...

  • WildTeam

    Advocacy NGO
    Staff size: 51-100

    The WildTeam vision is a future with more wildlife to enrich people’s lives and more wild places for the magnificent diversity of life on earth.

    Its mission is carrying out...

More Resources

Key Information

LocationBangladesh, South Asia
StatusActive
  • Start Date 2014
  • End Date 2018
  • Sectors