Agriculture in Nepal
Participants group discussion

Exploring Ways to Equitable Benefit Sharing

Can non timber forest products really help to reduce rural poverty and if so, how can they be more effectively used to balance human and conservation needs? Hills and mountains of Nepal's Himalaya are a treasure-trove of Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP) and Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) and associated indigenous and traditional knowledge wealth. Have they been given adequate attention to cope with issues such as unsustainable harvesting and habitat loss linking conservation with livelihoods? …  

12 Mar 2008 | Event

View of Mt. Everest from Sagarmatha Natioal Park

Workshop on the governance of protected areas in Nepal

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) Nepal and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) facilitated the organization of a workshop on January 20, 2008, on the governance system of protected areas in Nepal. The workshop was primarily aimed at sharing experiences and knowledge towards effective and equitable system of protected areas, exploring protected areas governance mechanisms and how they can further the CBD Programme of Work (PoW) on Protected Areas. …  

12 Mar 2008 | Event

World Heritage Convention Workshop opening speech by Mr. Narayan Belbase, Acting Coutry Representation, IUCN Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal

Making the Most of World Heritage Convention in Nepal

IUCN Nepal organised an interactive forum on February 21, 2008, on protected areas and World Heritage Sites in Nepal. Organised jointly by the Office of the Vice Chair, WCPA South Asia and IUCN Nepal, the session was chaired by Dr. Uday Raj Sharma, Vice Chair of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) South Asia. The half-day deliberation primarily stimulated thinking on how World Heritage Sites can support conservation and develop concrete ways for progressive policy interventions in Nepal. …  

11 Mar 2008 | Event

IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16