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Hemanshu Kafle

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A successful community-based approach to wildlife conservation in Nepal

Published On: April 3, 2023 10:10 AM NPT By: Hemanshu Kafle

During the 1960s, Nepal experienced a significant decrease in its one-horned rhino population due to widespread poaching that brought them on the brink of extinction. Nonetheless, concerted efforts from various stakeholders including the Government, Nepalese Army, local communities, and several NGOs and INGOs have resulted in remarkable progress towards restoring their numbers.