Agriculture in Nepal
Inauguration Ceremony of the workshop

Stakeholders committed to address adverse impact of climate change

An Inception Workshop on “Ecosystem based Adaptation in mountain ecosystem in Nepal (EbA)” has been jointly convened by the Government of Nepal, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Kathmandu today.  

09 Oct 2012 | News story

Dr. Arzu Rana-Deuba with members after being re-elected for Regional Councillor of South and East Asia Region.

Dr. Arzu Rana-Deuba re-elected as IUCN Regional Councillor

Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba has been re-elected as the IUCN Regional Councillor from South and East Asia in the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) held from September 6—15, 2012, in Jeju, Republic of Korea.  …  

13 Sep 2012 | News story

Giving speech during the press conference

Nepal Government to Update National Conservation Strategy

 The Government of Nepal, National Planning Commission (NPC) is all set to update National Conservation Strategy (NCS) 1988. The press conference was organized in the world’s largest and most important conservation event- IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) to share the process and need for updating in international arena. …  

10 Sep 2012 | News story

Document Signing Ceremony of EbA Project

Government commits to address adverse impact of climate change

The Government of Nepal, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) jointly launched the “Ecosystem based Adaptation in mountain ecosystem in Nepal (EbA)” Project today. The project aims at implementing an emerging approach to help people to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change.   …  

16 Aug 2012 | News story

Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

Bhaba Krishna Bhattarai, Joint Secretary of NPC and Dr. Yam Malla, Country Representative of IUCN Nepal signing the MoU

MoU Signed Between NPC and IUCN Nepal

Government of Nepal/ National Planning Commission and IUCN Nepal Country office signed MoU for conservation and management of natural resources. …  

31 Jul 2012 | News story

Hon. Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai deliberating speech

Symposium Organized for Conservation of Bagmati River System

Kathmandu: ‘Symposium on Issuses and Challenges for the Conservation of Bagmati River System’ is organized to develop appropriate concept and way for making Bagmati River System of Kathmandu Valley lively and valued by all. …  

10 Jul 2012 | News story

Congress participants during the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Last few hours for discounts on Congress fees

2012 is a busy year for environmental decision-making, with many large-scale conventions taking place. But the IUCN World Conservation Congress is a unique event with a unique audience. It is the only global summit that represents every aspect of conservation, bringing together leaders of all levels – from governments and international NGOs to academia and local charities. …   | French | Spanish

05 Jul 2012 | News story

Green Rally in World Environment Day

World Environment Day Celebrated

 Kathmandu: Like other countries, Nepal is also celebrating World Environment Day on Tuesday with a dedication to conserve natural resources and promote green economy for the sustainable development of the nation. …  

20 Jun 2012 | News story

Nabin K. Ghimire, Secretary, MoFSC delivering general remarks on opening session

A Three Day Workshop Concluded

Kathmandu: A three day project planning workshop titled ‘Enhancing Livelihoods and Food Security from Agroforestry and Community Forestry Systems in Nepal’ is concluded today. …  

14 Jun 2012 | News story