Agriculture in Nepal
Arabian Oryx

New Guidelines on conservation translocations published by IUCN

As the world’s biodiversity faces the incessant threats of habitat loss, invasive species and climate change, there is an increasing need to consider more direct conservation interventions. Humans have moved organisms between sites for their own purposes for millennia, and this has yielded benefits for human kind, but in some cases has led to disastrous impacts. In response to this complex aspect of conservation management, the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Reintroduction Specialist Group (RSG) and Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) have revised and published the IUCN ‘Guidelines for Reintroductions and Other Conservation Translocations’. …  

12 Aug 2013 | News story

Sydney Harbor National Park

IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 website goes live

Another step in promoting inspiring solutions for today’s conservation and development challenges has been taken with the launch of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 website. …  

11 Aug 2013 | News story

FFF workshop in Nepal

Proceedings of National Workshop on Implementation of the Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal

The workshop report on “Validation of the Baseline Study and Discussion on Implementation of The Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal” is finalized. The workshop was jointly organized by IUCN Nepal, FAO Rome, and IIED, London on 2-3 July, 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal.   …  

26 Jul 2013 | Downloads - document
0 Comments | Write a comment

IUCN Annual Report 2012

IUCN Annual Report 2012

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. …  

25 Jul 2013 | Downloads - document

View of Kathmandu Valley from Shivapuri Nagarjuna National Park

MoU signed for promoting renewable energy technologies

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the SNV, Netherlands Development Organisation, Nepal and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Nepal to support the national development and poverty alleviation goals through the Natural Resource Management (NRM) and Renewable Energy (RE) sector development in general and more specifically by contributing to the enhancement of the biodiversity conservation and livelihood of rural people through the promotion of renewable energy technologies in and around the Protected Areas of Far Western and Central Mountains and Hilly districts of Nepal. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story

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


IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16