Agriculture in Nepal
Using economic tools at the landscape level

Rethinking economics, markets and incentives

Based on a review of the experiences gained during the course of LLS, this paper documents insights and lessons about using markets and incentives to strengthen forest landscapes and livelihoods. It aims to interrogate just what a ‘landscape approach’ means in economic terms, to identify how markets can be used to generate incentives to share forest benefits more equitably and sustainably, and to highlight which kinds of approaches and ‘packages’ of interventions can assist in this. …  

22 Jul 2013 | Downloads - publication

In the Cendrawasih Bay National Park - Birds Neck area, West Papua

IUCN from A to Z

An alphabetical journey through the work of IUCN. …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article

Participants of the validation workshop

Workshop for the implementation of the Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal

 A two-day National Workshop on “Validation of the Baseline Study and Discussion on Implementation of the Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal” is concluded. The workshop is jointly convened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).  

03 Jul 2013 | News story

Green Rally conducted on the occasion of World Environment Day 2013

World Environment Day Celebrated

Like other countries in different part of the world, Nepal is also celebrating World Environment Day with a dedication to mark the theme of this year ‘Think. Eat. Save’ to aware the community to control massive waste of food to reduce the pressure on natural resources. …  

05 Jun 2013 | News story

Participants of Inception Workshop

Stakeholders showed commitment in research on community forestry and agro-forestry of Nepal

The inception of research project on “Enhancing livelihoods and food security from agro-forestry and community forestry in Nepal” is concluded today which included national level inceoption meeting, district consultation and field visit over the period of one week from 12th May to 17th May. This five-year research project is funded by Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR). …  

18 May 2013 | News story

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

Bio-energy Project
  • Bio-energy Project

    Bio-energy Project

    Photo: Bio-energy Project

IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16