Announcement for Bootcamp in Wildlife Study Design and Data Analysis


Applications have been closed for the bootcamp

We are happy to inform you that Friends of Nature (FON) Nepal is arranging a 10 day statistical training course titled “Boot Camp on Wildlife Study Design and Data Analysis” with financial support from USAID funded Hariyo Ban Program through WWF Nepal. The training will be provided by experts from the Biodiversity Conservation Society Sarawak (BCSS), Sarawak, Malaysia.  The Boot Camp will be held in Nagarkot, Kathmandu, Nepal.



Who can apply?

The Boot Camp targets people who are already actively involved in field-based wildlife research/conservation or wildlife management, and will use the learning from this training for their research and management activities. We expect participants to hold at least a Bachelor's degree having a good background in wildlife biology, ecology, environmental science or other conservation related disciplines. Previous knowledge of statistics is not necessary. Participants must bring their own laptops with a spreadsheet program (eg. Microsoft Excel); other software needed is available free of charge.


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How to apply?

Applicants can fill this form along with ONE PAGE CV and submit to these emails (, cc:

Please email (cc: for boot camp related queries.



Deadline for application

9 September 2018, by 05:00 PM (+5:45 GMT)

Successful applicants will be informed by the 12 September.



Training Dates

27 September to 08 October 2018



Training Costs

Fooding and lodging costs of the successful applicants will be covered by the organizers only from the evening of 26 September after they arrive in Kathmandu till 08 October. We are unable to cover the transportation costs of the participants though one time shuttle service will be available which will ferry the participants from central Kathmandu to the boot camp venue on 26 September.