Workshops organized by IBA Team: Every year team conducts several Workshops regarding Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) in India.
1. IBCN Advocacy Workshop in Jharkhand
A capacity building and network development workshop of IBCN members in Jharkhand was organized at Hazaribag on December 22, 2013. Ms Neha Sinha (IBA Advocacy Officer), Dr. Raju Kasambe (Project Manager, IBA Programme), Dr. S. Subramanya (IBCN State Coordinator, Karnataka), and forest officers guided the participants of the workshop.
2. IBCN State Coordinators Workshop in Goa
The IBCN State Coordinators workshop was organized during 8-10 March, 2014, at Wildernest Resort, Chorla Ghat, Goa. Following IBCN State Coordinators from different states attended the meeting: Mr. K. Mrutyumjaya Rao (Andhra Pradesh), Dr. Anwaruddin Choudhury (Assam), Mr. Arvind Mishra (Bihar), Dr. I.R. Gadhvi (Gujarat), Mr. Satya Prakash(Jharkhand), Dr. S. Subramanya(Karnataka), Dr. Himmat Singh Pawar (Rajasthan), Ms. Usha Lachungpa (Sikkim), Mr. Kumaran Sathasivam (Tamil Nadu), Dr. V.P. Singh (Eastern UP), Mr. Neeraj Srivastav (Western UP), and Mr. R.K. Birjit Singh (Manipur).
Dr. Raju Kasambe, Ms. Neha Sinha, Mr. Abhijit Malekar, Mr. Siddhesh Surve and Mr. Sachin Kulkarni were present from BNHS and Mr. Ian Barber from RSPB.
All the State Coordinators delivered presentations on IBCN activities and Potential IBAs identified in their respective states. Also it was discussed as to how State Coordinators can help IBCN achieve Asia Regional Targets set by BirdLife International.
3. IBCN Advocacy Workshop in Mizoram
4. IBCN Advocacy Workshop in Manipur