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Dakshin Foundation

Bengaluru, India
Joined January 2016
Presence in: India
Focus: Environmental Justice, Governance, Land & Natural Resources

Dakshin Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation and a charitable trust. Our mission is to inform and advocate conservation and natural resource management, while promoting and supporting sustainable livelihoods, social development and environmental justice. We adopt interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches in our research and conservation interventions, drawing from the fields of ecology, conservation biology, sociology, economics, and law. Our work aims at building community capacities for conservation and enhancing community stakes and rights in environmental decision-making, towards strengthening networks and supporting advocacy campaigns. Our goal is to promote ecologically and socially appropriate approaches to conservation and management in coastal, marine and mountain ecosystems in India.

People Associated With This Organization

Marianne Manuel

India  
Dakshin Foundation
Joined January 2016
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources, Traditional / Customary Justice
my research involves socio-legal studies on the impacts of coastal laws and policies on traditional fishing communities and the dynamics between traditional governance systems and the modern state.
Marianne Manuel is the network champion (main point of contact) for Dakshin Foundation.

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