CMPA Technical Report Series No. 05. An Analysis of the Stakeholders in Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Chorao, Goa

The study identifies the social challenges and opportunities involved in the sustainable management of the Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. Therefore the study aims to (i) understand the current human activities (within and outside especially that undertaken in close proximity of the site) that affect the site; and (ii) identify the wider stakeholders critical to support any conservation measures put in place. The study identified two broad sets of stakeholders (i) stakeholders who derived livelihoods from both in and around the sanctuary and another set of stakeholders (ii) which were institutions exercising authority over the sanctuary and its surroundings.