Nepal is party to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation (MoFSC) is serving as the focal point to this convention.
On the auspicious occasion of International Biodiversity Day-2013, Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation celebrated the Biodiversity day in the Forestry Complex, Kathmandu on May 22, 2013. The program was chaired by Secretary of Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation Dr. Krishna Chandra Poudel and Minister of Forest and Soil Conservation Mr.
Natural rubber was first introduced to Singapore in 1877 and then it became commercial planting material in Malaysia which was originated from 22 seedlings. Today, rubber industry is the second largest industry in the world after iron and steel.
Mapping Above Ground Woody Biomass using Field Inventory Data, Remote Sensing and Geo-statistical Models
Forests play an important role in regional and global carbon (C) cycles as they store large quantities of carbon invegetation (Brownetal., 1996). Because of their importance in the global C cycle, there is an increasing need to accurately estimate the amount of C (or biomass) forests contain (Brown and Lugo,1982; Birdsey, 1992). Information about above ground biomass (AGB) is necessar
Call for paper submission for a Special Issue "Conservation Biology of the Himalaya" in Conservation Science
Conservation Science, a new journal in the nature conservation, calls for submissions of research paper/review/short communication/essay for a special issue on “Conservation Biology of the Himalaya”. The issue is scheduled to publish on April 2013 (http://www.thenaturefoundation.org/consci/index.php/cs/announcement/view/1).
Assessment of the Biophysical, Social and Governance situation of the Eklepakha Majuwa Community Forest of Tanahu district
Eklepakha Majuwa community forest having area 34.49 ha is situated in the ward no.3 of Dhorfirdi VDC of Tanahu district. Altitude in this community forest ranges from 485m (Suraudi Pari) to 722m (Ghumne Chautaro). Most part of this forest lies in hilly area (94%). The dominant species in this forest are natural forest of Chilaune, Katus and Sal.