Community forestry has been rewarded with US$ 95,000 (approximately Rs 6.8 million) for reducing emissions in the atmosphere causing climate change through enhancement of carbon stocks and sustainable management of forests.
Local communities to get US$ 100,000 for managing forests, reducing green house gas emission.
Hard work deserves rewards. Contributions made by the local communities have finally paid off as they are going to be rewarded, for the first time in the country, for successfully increasing forest carbon stocks, which absorbe carbondioxide in atmosphare.
Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and Federation of Community Forest Users’ Nepal (FECOFUN) are jointly implementing the project “Design and setting up of a governance and payment system for Nepal’s Community Forest Management under Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Fore
Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN), representative organization of forestry users groups and one of the largest civil society organizations in Nepal, has announced vacancy for different positions at central and regional level. Please see the attachment for details.
Community Forestry Networks and Federations in Asia and Their Role in Democratizing Forest Governance
Since the 1990s, there has been an increasing interest, worldwide, in the potential of community forestry systems and related models of local forest management to contribute to efficient service provision, environmental stability, and poverty reduction.