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WWF Nepal Strategic Plan (2017-2021)

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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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Rebuilding A Future

Shree Nawalpur Secondary School in Sindhupalchowk district constructed two earthquake-resistant school blocks with support of WWF Nepal.

10 Mar 2017 Read more »

Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve upgraded to national park status

Shuklaphanata Wildlife Reserve, one of the critical wildlife habitats in Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape, got its status changed to Shuklaphanta National ...

03 Mar 2017 Read more »

Historic Day in the Field of Conservation Wild Water Buffalo Translocated to Chitwan National Park

For the first time in Nepal, Wild Water Buffalo (Bubalus arnee) locally known as Arna was successfully translocated from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve ...

27 Jan 2017 Read more »
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Snow Leopard Conservation Action Plan for Nepal (2017 - 2021)

Nepal Gears Up for Climate-Smart Snow Leopard Conservation

New plans unveiled this week at a meeting of twelve snow leopard range nations will guide Nepal in its efforts to conserve this elusive mountain cat ...

20 Jan 2017 Read more »
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Improved the lives of more than 450,000 vulnerable people through the sustainable use of community forest resources, climate adaptation and disaster recovery activities.

Hariyo Ban Program Benefited Hundreds of Thousands of Vulnerable People and Reduced CO2 Emissions by 3.7 Million Metric Tons

The $39.7 million Hariyo Ban Program brought over 50,000 hectares of degraded or deforested areas under improved management, sequestering CO2 ...

28 Dec 2016 Read more »

Nicholas Hoult joins WWF in Nepal to learn about rhino conservation

“Wildlife conservation is so important. A lot of these animals are being poached illegally, their numbers are dwindling, and once they're gone, ...

20 Dec 2016 Read more »