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Wildlife Conservation Society-India

Deadline:31st of December, 2022.

The Wildlife Conservation Society-India promotes scientifically supported wildlife conservation. We collaborate with governmental and non-governmental groups to address conservation issues including human-animal conflict, voluntary eviction from forest preserves, stopping the trade in wildlife, protecting threatened and endangered species, etc. WCS-India works to foster positive attitudes among people toward wildlife as part of its commitment to wildlife conservation and the ecological worldview that acknowledges the unbreakable relationship between human wellbeing and the preservation of wildlife and natural areas.

Counter Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) program was initiated in 2018 to address the growing challenge of wildlife trafficking in India. CWT works across India, with a special focus on Northeast India, Western Ghats, and Eastern Ghats. Some of our activities include:

  • Conducting capacity-building workshops for law enforcement officials on effective prevention, detection, investigation, and prosecution of wildlife crimes
  • Providing technical support to law enforcement officers in aspects of wildlife crime
  • Developing technological solutions for monitoring IWT and assisting in countering cyber-assisted IWT
  • Carrying out and disseminating multidisciplinary research on wildlife crime to refine knowledge in this field

One of the above-listed activities deals with identifying and building technology-based solutions, mainly by bringing automation to the existing processes using state-of-the-art methods.

Role Description:

It is an interdisciplinary role that entails directing and supervising the development of technological projects, working with multiple stakeholders, communicating with outside teams and software developers, and engaging in fundraising. The ideal applicant will have expertise in software development projects, project management skills, and essential programming knowledge.

 

 

 

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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