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WWF's Work in Nepal

WWF started working in Nepal from 1967 when it launched a rhino conservation program in Chitwan. To keep up with the evolving face of conservation and environmental movement, WWF Nepal’s focus progressed from its localized efforts in conservation of single species in 1960s, integrated conservation and development approach in 1990s, to a new horizon of landscape level conservation encompassing national, regional and global scales of complexity in early 2000s.

WWF Nepal is focused in the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) and Sacred Himalayan Landscape (SHL), including Koshi river Basin, and Chitwan Annapurna Landscape (CHAL) under the USAID-funded Hariyo Ban program. WWF Nepal works to conserve flagship and priority key species, forests, freshwater, and to mitigate the pervasive threat of climate change to communities, species and their habitats. Read more →

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Nepal’s new REDD+ Program to protect 2.4 million hectares of forests

A new REDD+ program in Nepal is poised to protect about 2.4 million hectares of forests between 2019-2024.

02 Jul 2018 Read more »
Shilshila Acharya, CEO at Himalayan Climate Initiative receiving WWF Nepal Conservation Awards 2018.

Felicitations galore at WWF Nepal’s 25th Anniversary

WWF Nepal recognized the role and contributions of promising individuals and organizations through the Conservation Awards and Memorial Scholarships ...

19 May 2018 Read more »
Nepal rhino count, Chitwan National Park, April 2015: one-horned rhino mother and calf.

High Five for Nepal’s Rhinos

As of 9th April, not a single rhino was killed in the last 365 days making it the fifth time that Nepal achieved this success since 2011.

10 Apr 2018 Read more »

Earth Hour 2018: Nepal Connects to Earth!

The Earth Hour celebration in Nepal this year saw a staggering participation of thousands of youth who gathered at Jawalakhel Grounds to show their ...

29 Mar 2018 Read more »

WWF Nepal launches its 25th Anniversary Year

WWF Nepal launches its 25th Anniversary Year

14 Feb 2018 Read more »
Dr. Ghana Shyam Gurung, Country Representative, WWF Nepal.

WWF Nepal announces its new Country Representative

WWF Nepal announces the appointment of Dr. Ghana S. Gurung as the new Country Representative in Nepal.

12 Feb 2018 Read more »