Agriculture in Nepal
4th WCC

Agenda and Documentation for the IUCN World Conservation Congress now available

As of today all the information and documents on which Members will vote at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona (5 to 14 October 2008), including the new IUCN Programme "Shaping a sustainable future", are available online. …  

06 May 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Contribute to IUCN’s policy and programme – submit a motion!

The electronic Motions Management System is now open and all members in good standing are invited to submit draft motions for consideration at the IUCN Members’ Assembly at the World Conservation Congress. Detailed information on how to submit motions is available here.  …   | Spanish

28 Apr 2008 | News story

Hoper Glacier, flowing out of the Central Karakoram National Park is one of a number of high mountain glacial systems which are crucial to the water needs of communities living in the valleys around the park.  .  The management plan for this park needs to consider actions to secure sustainable valley irrigation and domestic water supply in the face of global climate change.

Finding a workable conservation model for high altitude ecosystems

Using traditional protected areas, and other community-based natural resource management tools in Nepal, Pakistan and Tibet. …  

01 Apr 2008 | Project description

Ghodaghodi Lake, Nepal

From Vision to Action: Wetland Project Takes Off

The conservation and sustainable use of wetlands in Nepal project officially kicked-off today through an inception workshop. The project is first of its kind to undertake a combination of building institutional capacity, enhancing collaborative management of wetland resources, linking practice into policy, and pilot interventions by addressing a range of ecological, economic and social challenges in two of Nepal's four Ramar sites - Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and Ghodaghodi Lake Complex. …  

24 Mar 2008 | Event

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

Bio-energy Project
  • Bio-energy Project

    Bio-energy Project

    Photo: Bio-energy Project

IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16