Nimesh Adhikari

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Nepal’s Community Forests:An Example to the World

Published On: May 20, 2023 11:00 AM NPT By: Nimesh Adhikari

The world's forest area is shrinking due to population growth and natural disasters, but in Nepal, it has actually increased. A report published in 2015, based on a forest resources survey conducted from 2010 to 2014, showed that Nepal's forest area has rapidly expanded, thanks to the successful implementation of community forestry practices in the country.