Agriculture in Nepal
Eco-safe road built in Nepal from EPIC Project

Stakeholders Discuss Nature Based Solutions to Mitigate Disaster and Climate Risks– Book Launched on Community-based Eco-Safe Roadsides in Nepal

Rural roads serve as lifelines for many communities in Nepal, but they also cause environmental degradation in the forms of erosion, shallow landsides, and river sedimentation. As a solution, “eco-safe roads,” or those that incorporate soil bio-engineering techniques to minimize negative environmental impacts, can significantly reduce economic losses and environmental degradation, and even enhance local livelihoods. …  

23 Apr 2015 | Article

Mr. Darshan Dhami in his goat farm

FFF Programme Improving Local Livelihoods

 IUCN Nepal in partnership with the Federation of Community Forestry User Group of Nepal (FECOFUN) and Federation of Cottage and Small Scale Industry (FNCSI), is implementing Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) initiatives in Nepal to build the capacity of small holders’ producer groups to improve access to business services. …  

25 Mar 2015 | Article

Jagadishpur Ramsar Site of Nepal

Working with Community to Improve Livelihoods and Enhance Biodiversity by Wetland Management

Nepal’s wetlands are one of the country’s most important natural resources, holding substantial socio-economic, religious and ecological value. In addition to providing habitat for many threatened species of flora and fauna, Nepal’s wetlands enable local people – among the country’s poorest – to support their livelihoods via rice cultivation, fishing, and harvesting of other wetland products.  …  

20 Mar 2015 | Article

Asia Review 2013-2014

IUCN in Asia: delivering change through partnerships

IUCN Asia Review 2013-2014 is now available for download. In this issue we focus on the many partnerships we embarked on in the past two years, working together for people and nature in order to deliver positive change for the environment. …  

23 Feb 2015 | Article

Celebrating World Wetland Day

Celebrating World Wetland Day

The global community celebrates World Wetlands Day on February 2nd of each year. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 1971. Like other countries in different part of the world, Nepal also celebrated World wetland Day with a dedication to mark the theme of this year ‘Wetlands for the Future’. …  

03 Feb 2015 | Event

Peacock butterfly

IUCN welcomes 13 new Members

 The IUCN Council has admitted 13 new Members to IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

14 Jan 2015 | News story

Terre Sauvage

Helping celebrate more than 50 years of IUCN’s contribution to wildlife conservation with a magazine and free digital app

To help celebrate more than 50 years of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) work protecting our global natural heritage, Terre Sauvage has published a special edition of their renowned wildlife magazine. …  

11 Dec 2014 | News story

Village tiger response team in Bangladesh

Tiger conservation programme launches call for proposals

Today, IUCN’s Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme (ITHCP) is launching a call for field-based projects for tiger conservation. Nine tiger range countries are eligible for funding under this programme and multidisciplinary projects delivered by collaborative partnerships are encouraged. The five-year programme is funded by the German government through the KfW Development Bank. …  

15 Oct 2014 | Article

Myanmar-Nepal Exchange of Forest and Farm Producer Groups

Myanmar-Nepal Exchange of Forest and Farm Producer Groups

On June 6-19, 2014, 24 representatives of Myanmar NGOs, parliamentarians, the Forest Department, and local communities visited Nepal to learn from its experience with community forestry and see what it takes to build successful community businesses. They met community forest user groups (CFUGs), community enterprises, NGOs, buyers and marketers, and government officials and discussed a range of issues from forest management to business establishment and marketing. The trip, which was organized by IUCN and ANSAB, the Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources, was sponsored by the FAO-led Forest & Farm Facility (FFF) and Pyoe Pin, a DFID/Sida-funded civil society support program in Myanmar. …  

29 Sep 2014 | Article

Red List Poster

Nepal’s Red List of Mammal Species Poster Released

IUCN Nepal released the poster on ‘Red List of Mammal Species of Nepal’ on the occasion of the 8th National Conservation Day. The event was also successful to share information on the 50th Anniversary of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

26 Sep 2014 | News story

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IUCN Earthquake Relief Fund
  • IUCN Earthquake Relief Fund

    IUCN Earthquake Relief Fund

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NEPAL EARTHQUAKE 2015
  • Earthquake Nepal 2015

    Earthquake Nepal 2015

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Bio-energy Project
  • Bio-energy Project

    Bio-energy Project

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IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16