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Adaptation Community Meeting - Communities to Landscapes: Multi-scale Approach to Climate Adaptation in Nepal

Many communities in Nepal rely on forests and subsistence agriculture for food and income, and ecosystems for water supplies and protection from disasters. That dependence is threatened by increasing climate variability and longer-term change. Already, farming and water supplies are affected in many areas, and more extreme rainfall events are exacerbating flood and landslide risk.

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About the Presenters

Judy Oglethorpe

Judy Oglethorpe was Chief of Party for the first phase of the Hariyo Ban (Green Forests) Program in World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal, and is currently Senior Director, Multilateral Program Development in WWF US. Before going to Nepal, she managed programs in WWF-US, working in climate adaptation, health, population, livelihoods, conflict, transboundary natural resource management, and large-scale conservation. She worked for 14 years in Southern/East Africa in biodiversity, forest and wildlife conservation; and community based natural resource management. She has a Masters degree in Environmental Management, University of London and a BSc in Ecological Science, University of Edinburgh.

Questions Submitted

Jafar

- Mar 18, 2019
Sangat menarik

Amit

- Sep 14, 2018
The USAID/Nepal-funded Hariyo Ban (Green Forests) Program is using an integrated approach to address the multi-faceted challenges climate change poses to livelihoods and biodiversity. But the program is not fully initiative in Nepal. The Concept of Hariyon Ban Nepalko Dhan (Nepal's rich Green Forest) has changed now. People are not following the rules, regulations and exploitation were found in Nepal's forest.

Ki

- Jun 24, 2018
Interesting!

Delwar

- May 25, 2018
Nice

Kasim

- Apr 19, 2018
Forest and its resources have been a major source of livelihood to millions of people in world, and every day some hectares of forest are being depleted for urbanization as such sensitisation campaign needs to be carried out for people to plant more trees.

Dr. Illakkuvan

- Mar 26, 2018
Marvelous!

Jesús Manuel

- Mar 23, 2018
liked and shared!Thanks.

Janath

- Mar 22, 2018
A good approach to overcome climate challenges to livelihoods and biodiversity.
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