In December 2015, Student Media Grantee Amit traveled to the Sundarban forests of Bangladesh and Eastern India to chronicle conflicts between humans and wildlife in the area, along with the effects of human incursion on this fragile environment.
Student Media Grant winner Amit Ghoshal is a PhD candidate in the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University.
The Student Media Grant is funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and administered by the Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University. It awards $5,000 to students interested in using innovative methods to chronicle issues in fragile and conflict-affected nations. More details and application instructions regarding the Student Media Grant are available here.
- Student Media Grant
- Bangladesh & India: Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Sundarbans
- Ethiopia: Fighting for Childhoods
- France and Greece: A Day in the Life of a Refugee
- Guatemala: Rephotography
- Haiti: Rural Food Security through a Woman’s Lens
- India: Boosting Nutrition through Female Ag Extension
- India: Ethnic Conflict and Forest Governance in Assam
- Kenya: Closing Dadaab
- Kenya: Learning Empowerment as a Refugee
- Mali: Markets and Household Food Security
- Nicaragua: Natural Resource Conflict
- Nigeria: Boko Hazards
- Peru: Land Use in Protected Areas
- Turkey: The Struggle for Women’s Rights
- UAE and Nepal: The Plight of the Labor Migrant