Arghya Chakrabarty

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Technical Officer - Biodiversity

Arghya Chakrabarty is Technical Officer- Biodiversity at Wetlands International South Asia

Arghya has extensive experience in the field of ecology and conservation and is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in Forest Ecology and Environment domain from Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat, Assam. He has previously worked with Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata and Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat.

At Wetlands International South Asia, he is associated with the biodiversity portfolio of wetlands and complements the co-ordination of the Asian Waterbird Census, a country-wide waterbirds monitoring citizen science programme that supports the conservation and management of migratory waterbirds and their habitats. He has contributed towards updating and reviewing Ramsar Site Information Sheets of proposed Indian Ramsar Sites and Montruex Record Report of Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan. He is currently working on the assessment of economic valuation of biodiversity and ecosystems (BDES) in Himachal Pradesh. He is also working on the updation of the Integrated Management Planning Framework of Vembanad-Kol, Kerala.