Linking Science to Management: Restoring Community Forests in Nepal

  • Period: 01/07/2022 – 31/03/2025
  • Financial Support: Darwin Initiative/plush UK/DEFRA UK

The project’s main goal is to restore degraded patches of forest for enhanced biodiversity and forest carbon. The following four objectives have been established to achieve this goal, and different activities and practices will be carried out under each of these objectives.

Project Objectives

– To restore Forest ecosystem and conserve biodiversity in Jalthal community forests

– To control existing and newly reported invasive alien species through the adoption of strong policy and operational measures by CFUGs, local governments and other stakeholders

– To increase opportunities for income and employment generation of forest-dependent people through better management of land and biological resources

– To mainstream Forest restoration and biodiversity conservation in the national and sub-national policy framework

News & events

Managing Invasive Species in Community Forests for Forest Restoration and Sustainable Agriculture
Biodiversity Integration in Community Forest Operation Plan Training for Forestry Officials In a bid to safeguard the ecological integrity of…
Second cohort of Youth leadership training
ForestAction Nepal successfully organized a week-long (07-11 March 2024) leadership training on Environment and Biodiversity Conservation. The training was organized…
International Biodiversity day: Taking biodiversity to grassroots
International Biodiversity Day 2023 was marked with various activities in the project site of Jalthal, Jhapa. The event brought together …
Student Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation in Managed Natural Forests
It has been imperative to discuss and identify challenges and opportunities of biodiversity conservation in Nepal and seek ways on…