World Commission on Protected Areas

WCPA South Asia

Endemic and threatened female golden langur

Vinod Mathur


IUCN WCPA Regional Vice-Chair South Asia

Vinod MATHUR



Countries of the Region
Bangladesh, Bhutan, British Indian Ocean Territory, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Objectives

To enhance the role of WCPA-South Asia in matters relating to policy and governance in the field of wildlife and protected area management. 

Priorities

  • To build capacity of park professionals and other stakeholders; and 
  • Mainstream conservation concerns in development planning at a landscape level.

Future plans for the region

  • Contribute to the success of the First Asia Parks Congress; and
  •  Increase WCPA membership in the region.

 

 

 

 

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