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FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

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Hariyo Ban Program

Rising temperatures and increasingly unpredictable climate patterns are already threatening biodiversity and people around the globe.

WWF is working to help people and nature cope with a changing climate through supporting efforts to build climate resilience, implement national adaptation plans/strategies, capacity building of vulnerable groups, offering guidance on reducing climate risks from disasters and extreme weather events.

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Multi-Actor Partnerships for 100% Renewable Energy 

Multi-Actor Partnerships (MAPs) for Implementing Nationally Determined Contributions with 100% Renewable Energy (RE) for All in the Global South” is a three-year project funded by Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany. The project aims to create a platform having representation from varied stakeholders – government, civil society, private sector, and academia - with a vision of transitioning towards a 100% RE scenario in three countries – Nepal, Vietnam and Uganda. In Nepal, the project is implemented by WWF Nepal and Prakriti Resources Center.  The key expected outcomes are a policy roadmap with technical scenario for 100% RE by 2050, enhanced knowledge through research and peer-peer transfer, and demonstration of RE projects.

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Transcending Boundaries for Tiger Recovery

The Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme is an initiative implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and funded by German Cooperation via KfW Development Bank, which contributes to the global effort to double tiger numbers in the wild by 2022 by supporting landscape level conservation work benefiting species, communities and habitats. Coordinated actions enhancing conservation skills developing new livelihoods and improving governance and infrastructure are delivering results in terms of better protected tigers across these landscapes.

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Asia’s Linear Infrastructure safeGuarding Nature (ALIGN)


The USAID-funded ALIGN project aims to expand the adoption and implementation of high-quality safeguards to protect biodiversity and livelihoods in response to Asia’s rapid expansion of linear infrastructure, especially roads, railways, and power lines. The goal of the ALIGN Project is to enhance the development and implementation of effective, high-quality linear infrastructure safeguards that protect people and nature from harm. The project will address the development and implementation of effective high-quality safeguards throughout Asia with a particular emphasis on three focal countries— India, Mongolia, and Nepal. The ALIGN project is implemented by WWF (World Wildlife Fund) in partnership with the Center for Large Landscape Conservation (CLLC). ALIGN project management is based in the WWF Nepal office in Kathmandu, with three focal-country programs led by WWF India, WWF Mongolia, and WWF Nepal.

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Integrated Landscape Management to Secure Nepal’s Protected Areas and Critical Corridors (ILaM)

The Integrated Landscape Management to Secure Nepal’s Protected Areas and Critical Corridors Project has a geographic scope spanning the whole of the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) in Nepal, and aims to reduce threats in the corridors and protected area buffer zones, to enhance the ecological integrity of forests areas, globally significant wildlife, and the resilience of forest dwelling communities.  
 
The project focuses on four interconnected components - building national capacities and an enabling environment for cross-sectoral coordination to promote forest and landscape conservation, integrated planning for protected area buffer zones and critical corridors, forest and human-wildlife conflict management for improved conservation of targeted protected area buffer zones and corridors, and knowledge management and monitoring and evaluation.

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