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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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Conservation Through A Scientific Lens

With a growing importance in conservation research, the first government owned molecular lab specialized in wildife in Nepal is taking a step every ...

28 Sep 2018 Read more »

Nepal set to become first country to double wild tiger population

On the occasion of National Conservation Day today, Nepal announced that there are now an estimated 235 wild tigers in the country.

23 Sep 2018 Read more »

Diamond Public Academy to represent Nepal in International Wild Wisdom Quiz, 2018

Diamond Public Academy, Kanchanpur emerged proud winner of the Nepal edition of Wild Wisdom Quiz 2018.

10 Sep 2018 Read more »

Nepal spotlights role of frontline staff on World Ranger Day

To mark World Ranger Day, Nepal placed the spotlight on frontline conservationists through an event organized in Sauraha in Chitwan National Park.

31 Jul 2018 Read more »
Coinciding with Global Tiger Day, WWF Nepal today kick started the second season of Wild Wisdom Quiz (WWQ).

Young people #Connect2Tigers with Asia’s biggest wildlife quiz

Coinciding with Global Tiger Day, WWF Nepal today kick started the second season of Wild Wisdom Quiz (WWQ).

29 Jul 2018 Read more »

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 »