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Biodiversity conservation efforts in Nepal

Biodiversity conservation efforts in Nepal

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Published by Department of National Parks & Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ganga Ram Singh, Hem S. Baral, Shalu Adhikari
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24887087M
LC Control Number2011323756

  It could be a suitable option to conserve biodiversity, but it focuses on sustainable forest product and keeping biodiversity conservation in less priority. Its aim is to supply forest products to local users rather than to conserve biodiversity. There is a considerable role of community forestry in biodiversity conservation of Nepal. The editorial board of this journal wishes to thank to all paper contributors to this issue of Biodiversity Conservation Efforts in Nepal Finally, we would like to express our sincere thanks to all our valued reviewers, particularly Prof. Dr. Bhaiya Khanal and Prof. Dr. Dharma Raj Dangol of the Natural History Museum, who despite their.

  To stem the tide of species loss while maintaining and improving livelihoods, USAID supports biodiversity conservation and sustainable forest management in more than 50 countries. We work in partnership with foreign governments, civil society, the private sector, and local communities to help them conserve and benefit from natural resources. Themed issue: Conservation of Biodiversity in Europe. October , issue 11; September , issue Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Developing Countries. Guest Editors: Ole Mertz. August , issue 9. Themed issue: Assessing and Monitoring Biodiversity. July , issue 8. Special issue: Biodiversity Conservation in Cocoa Production.

Female foresters Network (FFN), had come up with new Webinar Series VII entitled: " Biodiversity Conservation efforts in Nepal” J to spark the discussion on various areas of biodiversity and ecosystem conservation in had invited Dr. Shalu Adhikari, who has 15 years of national Experience in Biodiversity conservation, Protected area management, deliberate integrated. Nepal is a country endowed with natural resources and bio-diversity. To conserve rare and endangered wildlife, including floral and faunal diversity, Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) was established in date there are a total of 20 Protected Areas including 12 National Parks, 1 Wildlife Reserves, 6 Conservation Areas and 1 Hunting Reserve.


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Biodiversity Conservation in Nepal 25 Years of Achievements on Biodiversity Conservation in Nepal Government of Nepal Ministry of Forests and Environment Singha Durbar, Kathmandu Nepal Ministry of Forests and Environment Singha Durbar, Kathmandu Phone: + Website: This National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) is a key milestone in the conservation history of Nepal, following the Biodiversity Profiles of Nepal () and Nepal Biodiversity Strategy ().

It is also a testimony of Nepal’s continued commitment File Size: 2MB. The main threats to Nepal's biodiversity are (Nepal Biodiversity Strategy, ): The Hariyo Ban Program recognizes the key role that local communities play in biodiversity conservation.

Hence the biodiversity component aims to strengthen governance in natural resource management, improve livelihoods of forest dependent communities and. Nepal is also a party to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and has submitted five reports to the CBD. In an effort to promote biodiversity conservation, Nepal has prepared the National Conservation Strategy,Nepal Biodiversity Strategy, and its implementation plan Upreti also has provided detailed information on how and why various national parks, conservation areas, reserves and wetlands were established in Nepal and how they have contributed to the conservation of biodiversity to make Nepal a role model in biodiversity conservation.

Writing a book is a time-consuming and difficult task that requires a. from book Himalayan Biodiversity in the Changing World (pp) An Overview of the Biodiversity in Nepal Chapter September w Reads.

The IUCN Nepal country office was formally opened in in close association with the Ministry of Finance. In partnership with various government line agencies as well as non-government organisations, our programmes in the country aim to conserve biodiversity to improve and secure livelihoods.

Nepal has been tactically clever when it comes to conservation efforts. The period between anddominated by a protection-oriented conservation approach, did. A conservation paradox is unfolding in Guatemala's protected areas. In the Maya Biosphere, western national parks have experienced the world's highest deforestation rates since their creation despite strict conservation laws.

By contrast, in the east, biodiversity is high and deforestation rates are close to. This book has been written to provide the general readers about the unique s well as rich biodiversity of this Himalayan country.

This book also includes the author's wide experience in the are of biodiversity conservation. [Show full abstract] management sector in Nepal. National Parks & Wildlife Conservation Act (NPWCA, ) has been a key legal instrument in conserving wildlife and protecting biodiversity in.

Conservation biology is the management of nature and of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of biotic interactions.

It is an interdisciplinary subject drawing on natural and social sciences, and the practice of natural resource management.: The conservation ethic is based on the findings.

Impetus for Private Conservation Efforts 12 Ecotourism and Park Management 12 Conclusion 1 5 4. Cultural Issues and Ecotourism 17 Nepal: Annapuma Conservation Area Project 52 Niger: Air/Tenere National Nature Reserve 54 overall biodiversity conservation in the tures on goods and services.

Planning, if country. undertaken, is often. The GWP is a $ million grant program led by the World Bank in partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and other implementing agencies to address illegal wildlife trade across 19 countries in Asia and Africa (see map below).This program will increase the level of collaboration between national governments, development agencies and conservation partners to.

In Feature | Ritu Gurung KC, Rohan Shrestha WETLANDS – A SOURCE OF RICH BIODIVERSITY. Wetlands are home to diverse flora and fauna around the world. The Convention on Wetlands also known as Ramsar Convention defines Wetlands as “Areas of marsh, fen, peat land or water, natural or artificial, permanent or temporary where the water is static or flowing, fresh, briny or salty, including areas.

Three people in a small room—that was the start of WWF’s office in Nepal in even though we had been supporting conservation efforts in the country from the s.

Two decades later, we have a nearly staff and work that extends to the government, conservation agencies and local communities.

As per the data of the National Conservation status of Nepal’s Avifauna (March ), out of bird species recorded in Nepal, are facing the threat of extinction.

from conservation and development organizations, students and scientists. The book offers inspiration to all those involved in the conservation and use of agro-biodiversity within livelihood development and presents ideas for the implementation of farmers’ rights.

The wide collection of experiences illustrates the efforts made by com. Environmental pollution in Nepal include overpopulation, deforestation, energy and species conservation. Non-timber forests are threatened by deforestation, habitat degradation and unsustainable harvesting.

Major threats to some protected areas are grazing all year around, poaching for high value products, illegal timber harvesting and unsustainable tourism. A biodiversity hotspot is a conservation concept developed by Norman Myers in Hotspots are geographical areas that contain high numbers of endemic species.

The purpose of the concept was to identify important locations on the planet for conservation efforts, a kind of conservation triage.

in Nepal. The report certainly inspires all involved in the conservation of Nepal’s biological diversity. As we are also part of the global biodiversity conservation, every effort towards the better management of our biological resources will help in benifitting global community.Based on the SoWBFA-Nepal chapter, its synthesis book ''The State of Nepal’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture (SoNBFA)" was prepared in to share national and international experts as well as to support future conservation and utilization activities of agrobiodiversity.At a glance.

Join our Himalayan conservation project in Nepal and help with our ongoing efforts to protect the Annapurna Conservation area. You’ll work alongside experts, completing wildlife and biodiversity research, monitor camera traps, survey animal species and teach local communities about conservation.