3CS funds research projects that are interdisciplinary, collaborative, and most importantly, are part of a long-term vision for 3CS to support areas of research that are new, different, and important.

This project will initiate a collaboration with the Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Diseases (ZVBD) Research and Training Centre, a transdisciplinary research centre based in Shillong. It will conduct modelling studies to identify the burden and risk of zoonotic diseases and their relation to land use, climatic, meteorological, and other determinants.

The project aims to develop new products and methods to study forest fires, lantana infestation, and forest understory and test positive feedback mechanisms between forest fires, climate change, and forest composition.

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