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district is home to 422 community forestry user groups (CFUGs) and a majority of its forested area is comprised of community forests. From 2009 to 2013, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) implemented its

and conserving biodiversity, sustaining livelihoods, providing timber and other resources and guarding

ICIMOD pilots first Forest Carbon Trust Fund in Nepal – Helps communities benefit from Forest conservation and sustainable use

works with the Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN), ICIMOD, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft

Villagers in Nepal are joining the space age by learning simple ways of using satellite technology to monitor the health of nearby forests and watersheds.

Sustainable energy

Forest fires are a major challenge in Nepal, where large patches of Forest are lost each year as a result of fire incidents. In recent years, the number of Forest fire incidents has risen, further contributing...

in introducing a new community-based approach in REDD that mainstreams the participation of local communities. This approach, pioneered by ICIMOD and its partners (www. communityforestry.org), is now a widely

When parasitic mushroom spores infect the larvae of ghost moths living in Himalayan soil, a thin fingerlike fungus bursts from the head of the dead caterpillar and sets off an annual gold rush in mountain communities.

Forest fires are a major challenge in Nepal, where large patches of Forest are lost each year as a result of fire incidents. In recent years, the number of Forest fire incidents has risen, further contributing...

Nature camp is a long-term strategy to provide nature-based experiences to all school going children at least once during their schooling.

Office launched to monitor REDD in Nepal through community forest management

Resilient forest dependent communities need supportive government policies and strengthened institutions

stakeholders working in forest and biodiversity in Nepal met at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) 28 June 2016 to discuss needs for vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning for forest ecosystems in

realize the potential for sustainable economic growth and resilience when they are in line with national sustainable development and climate resilient objectives. To rigorously enhance successful

The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), a global asset, is rich in cultural and biological diversity, and natural resources. It is also home to inaccessible, remote, and fragile regions where local populations live in poverty. Managing ecosystems in the

Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions.

Dasarath Chand municipality in far western Nepal has suffered from an acute water shortage for several years. To meet the area’s water demand, a new project to provided sufficient water for their daily life of municipal citizens is under

The International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment, and Impacts on Livelihood was organized in Kathmandu from 10-12 January 2017. The three-day event brought together 300 national and 100 international scientists, policy makers,

The SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme has spurred innovative ways to help decision makers do everything, from expanding banana production to monitoring forest biomass from the sky.