Lights for life – Food to live 2017 project area facts
Nature&Wildlife Association, Green Guard Nature Organization and the Assam Forest Department will conduct Lights for life – Food to live 2017
in Chapanalla /Assam during October and November 2017.
The aim is to significantly reduce HEC impact on the local communities.
A total of 50 villages with 4.954 households and a population of more than 10.000 adults will be involved.
Data collected during the last 3 years shows a total of 29 human casualties, 122 humans injured and 12 elephants killed!
Furthermore 798 houses have been damaged and 20-30% of the crops have been lost!
Our target has to be to reduce this numbers by 50% within 3-5 years!
Please have a look at this video footage to see the extent of HEC in the area!