RANWA, Pune (Maharashtra, India), an NGO established in 1993 by a group of nature enthusiasts in Pune, is involved in diversified activities related to Environment Protection, Conservation, Education and Research.......

RANWA researchers found out that the forest biomass has doubled during last six decades and no species have been lost at Mahabaleshwar and Bhimashankar forests near Pune. This became evident from the records of the forest department.......

RANWA researchers have published numerous papers and reports in various National and International journals, newspapers, periodicals .....


Our current research projects focus on recovery, including ex-situ and bioprospecting of threatened plant taxa from Western Ghats of India, one of the 34 global biodiversity hot-spots. It includes quantification and mapping of plant resources of Western Ghats, besides documenting traditional knowledge and community conservation practices.

Call for applications for temporary post of ‘Research Assistant’ at Research and Action in Natural Wealth Administration (RANWA), Pune.
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Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts : Summary draft report of the Maharashtra Government consultation, 30th September & study tour, 4th to 11th October, 2010

Prof. Madhav Gadgil, Chairman, Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel



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 (Research and Action in Natural Wealth Administration)
C/o Mr. Bhushan Sathe
Plot No. 16, Swastishree Society,
Near Alankar Police Station,
Near Cosmos Bank, Ganeshnagar Branch,
Pune 411 052, Maharashtra, India

Mobile :
98238 12653 (Dr. Ankur Patwardhan)
98506 82197 (Mr. Bhushan Sathe)

E-mail : ranwa@yahoogroups.com

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