22 C
Kathmandu
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Six forest groups awarded for good performance

The Division Forest Office Kavrepalanchowk has awarded three community forests and three leasehold forests in recognition of their best performances in the fiscal 2075/76...

Government introduces Agriculture Forestry Policy to boost agro-forest products

The government has brought the 'National Agriculture Forestry Policy, 2019', envisioning to contribute to the national prosperity through the development, promotion, expansion and commercialization...

Country’s dependency on wood increasing, timber import exceeds Rs 6 billion

Forty-five percent total land in the country is covered by forest area. Despite this backdrop, country's dependency on other countries for timber is growing....

10,000 hectares of forest land added in two decades in Dang

Approximately 10,000 hectares of forest land have been added in Dang district in the past two decades, according to the District Forest Office. Tree...

Morang’s Hariyali Community Forest wins national award

The Morang-based Hariyalai Community Forest User Group has won the 'Ganeshman Singh National (First) Award' carrying a purse of Rs 100 thousand. The forest...

Govt allows use of forest area for hydropower project

The government has given permission to a hydropower project to use the area of national forest at Chautare of Shadananda municipality of Bhojpur. The...

Pine forests of Baitadi not fine

The pine forests in Baitadi district are facing destruction due to the reckless collection of resin. The risk of forest fire has also increased...

Govt plans to develop forest as people’s property

Kathmandu : The government has aimed at developing forest as people's common property. The government has adopted the policy of combating deforestation and human...

Donor agencies pledges Rs 39 million through Forest Ministry

Kathmandu-- Various donor countries and agencies have decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 390 million in the fiscal year 2019/2020 to run various...

Parliamentary Committee holds discussions with experts on Forest Bill

The Agriculture, Cooperatives and Natural Resources Committee under the House of Representatives today sat for discussions with experts in regard with the 'Forest Bill-2075...