Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Millions of population in Nepal is dependent on natural resources and biodiversity for their livelihood. This dependency stresses the importance of conservation and management ecosystem including forest in a sustainable manner. However, due to changes in demography, socio-economic and development context, climate change and urbanization, the biodiversity and whole ecosystem is under threat. In this regards, the RIMS-Nepal has considered following strategic areas of interventions with an aim to enrich biodiversity and manage ecosystem services sustainably.
 Enterprise oriented community based forest management
 Public land management
 Participatory biodiversity monitoring
 Payment for ecosystem services
 Ecotourism