Institutionalising Participatory Integrated Forest Management Assessment in Nepal
Dr Oliver Springate-Baginski
University of East Anglia - International Development
Host Country Institutions:
To institutionalize Biodiversity Action Planning processes in the forests of Nepal, at District and Forest User Group levels (FUG), to ensure biodiversity is identified, protected, and where appropriate utilised on a sustainable basis to help alleviation of rural poverty.
Field tools for local participatory Biodiversity Assessment, and Action Planning (BA/BAP) process developed.
BA/BAP implemented and documented in at least 12 FUGs.
District-level Biodiversity Action Planning (DBAP) process implemented in at least 3 Districts.
Related Projects: Integrating forest conservation and food security in upland Burma (Myanmar)