“To explore, discover and document bioresources of the North-Eastern region, assess their economic importance, develop models of sustainable resource use and build capacity and strengthen institutions in Biodiversity Science”

Taxonomy, ecology and conservation of amphibians of NE India

A Certificate Online-training Programme

The online workshop will be held from 17th to 19th February 2021.

Summary of the workshop
Amphibians are one of the diverse groups of vertebrates which have biphasic life. Their diversity, physical characteristics, breeding habits, role in the ecosystem, all calls for a better understanding, study and conservation. They are also one of the highly threatened animal groups.

The three day online workshop on taxonomy, ecology and conservation of amphibians of NE India aims to provide a platform to understand the basic knowledge of integrative taxonomy, ecology, biogeography and conservation of amphibians of the region. The workshop will also include lectures and virtual identification features of Indian amphibian fauna.

Course Fees

There is no registration fee for participating in the online workshop.

Who Can Apply

Students (B.Sc, M.Sc, PhDs), Post-Doctoral Fellows, Early career scientists, Young Teachers/Assistant Professors (Applicants should be from/working in the North-East, India)

Application Deadline

Interested candidates may fill in the form provided in the link below by 12th February, 2021
Selected applicants will be notified by 13th February, 2021

Apply Online


For more information or queries, please contact:
Sajitha T P: sajitha.tp@atree.org (ATREE)
G Ravikanth: gravikanth@atree.org (ATREE)


The workshop is conducted under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology funded project “Bioresources and Sustainable Livelihoods in Northeast India”.