Mujeeb Rahman is a Research Associate at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment. He is a social scientist and has expertise in cultural and political ecology. His research interests are on human-animal-environment relations and resource governance from perspectives of cultural and political ecology focusing on zoonotic diseases and their linkages at and across multiple spatial and temporal scales. He is specialized in rural development, ZOPP (Goal Oriented Project Planning), Participatory Rural Appraisal, and community mobilization.
His responsibilities involve Local contextual and biological factors that determine vulnerability and resilience of forest communities to zoonotic diseases (WP1, WP1a) Understand how knowledge sharing within forest communities and with cross-sector practitioners affects zoonotic disease management (WP2) Impacts of human mobility on knowledge sharing, public health interventions and regional spread of zoonotic infections (WP4) and field data collection, analysis and paper writing.