Agriculture in Nepal
Prof. Dr. Govinda Raj Pokheral, ED of AEPC and Dr. Yam Malla, CR of IUCN Nepal singing the MoU

MoU signed for renewable energy boost

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is signed between the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Nepal for enhancing biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods through the promotion of renewable energy technologies in the protected areas of Nepal.  

04 Mar 2013 | News story

Inauguration Ceremony of the Workshop

Concrete steps will outline for integrated natural resource conservation and management in Churia region

The Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (MoFSC) aims to design a Programme Document to assist in proper conservation, development and management of the natural resources of Churia region in an integrated and sustainable manner. Government is also in the process of finalizing the Churia Conservation Strategy. …  

14 Feb 2013 | News story

Boat on a river

Helping nature help us: conserve ecosystems, reduce the risk of disasters

To help protect communities from disasters and tackle the adverse effects of climate change, a new IUCN project will show how healthy ecosystems can help reduce the risks and make livelihoods more resilient. …  

15 Jan 2013 | News story

Participants of the Symposium Program

Wetland’s experts shared the knowledge

Nepal’s first and the most important conservation event on Wetland “International Wetland Symposium (IWS)’ concluded issuing 9-point ‘Pokhara Declaration’ which will be valuable for the sustainable use, management and governance of our wetland resources in future …  

10 Nov 2012 | Event

The Mekong river at the border tripoint of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos

Hydro-diplomacy: Bridging the gap between science, policy and action

How we use and share water is a complex issue. It involves diverse groups of people such as farmers and fishermen, energy suppliers and developers, all who are competing for a limited and precious resource. Water use issues typically cross natural, social and political boundaries and can be local, national, regional and global in nature. …  

01 Nov 2012 | News story

Inauguration Ceremony of the workshop

Stakeholders committed to address adverse impact of climate change

An Inception Workshop on “Ecosystem based Adaptation in mountain ecosystem in Nepal (EbA)” has been jointly convened by the Government of Nepal, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Kathmandu today.  

09 Oct 2012 | News story

Dr. Arzu Rana-Deuba with members after being re-elected for Regional Councillor of South and East Asia Region.

Dr. Arzu Rana-Deuba re-elected as IUCN Regional Councillor

Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba has been re-elected as the IUCN Regional Councillor from South and East Asia in the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) held from September 6—15, 2012, in Jeju, Republic of Korea.  …  

13 Sep 2012 | News story

Giving speech during the press conference

Nepal Government to Update National Conservation Strategy

 The Government of Nepal, National Planning Commission (NPC) is all set to update National Conservation Strategy (NCS) 1988. The press conference was organized in the world’s largest and most important conservation event- IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) to share the process and need for updating in international arena. …  

10 Sep 2012 | News story

Document Signing Ceremony of EbA Project

Government commits to address adverse impact of climate change

The Government of Nepal, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) jointly launched the “Ecosystem based Adaptation in mountain ecosystem in Nepal (EbA)” Project today. The project aims at implementing an emerging approach to help people to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change.   …  

16 Aug 2012 | News story

Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16