Dated: 29 May-3 August, 2019 (intermittently) With the establishment of research plots in Hile Jaljale ‘Ka’ Community Forest (CF), EnLiFT II has accomplished the establishment of silvicultural research plots in all the sites. Four research plots, each of 1 ha (100m x 100m), are established in every site representing three silvicultural treatments (Shelterwood, Disperesed Variable Retention and Strip Seed Tree System) and a control plot. Along with plot establishment, research data collection on canopy cover, [...]
Dr Ian Nuberg from University of Adelaide; Mr Rahul Karki and Ms Yuvika Adhikari from ForestAction Nepal participated in the 4th World Conference on Agroforestry held from 20 to 22 May 2019 at Le Corum Conference Centre, Montpellier, France. They also participated in an information exchange workshop, a side event organized by ACIAR to capitalize on the opportunity of having 54 scientists from 12 ACIAR projects on 19 May 2019 at Crown Plaza, Montpellier. The [...]
Two days training on safe operation and maintenance of power chainsaw was successfully conducted at Chautara, Sindhupalchowk from 25 to 26 March 2019 and at Banepa from 9 to 10 April 2019. The participants were the local forest users, Forest Officers and Forest Rangers. The training was organized to introduce knowledge and build skills on how to safely operate hand-held chainsaw in community and small-scale forestry operation and maintain them in operating condition. Additionally, it [...]
ForestAction Nepal under the EnLiFT project organized meetings with the community forest user groups of Bhagwanthumki, Banepa, one of the research sites of the project. The meeting was carried out from 24 February to 8 March 2019. Mr Kamal Bhandari, a member of the EnLiFT research team, informed the participants about the EnLiFT project and the work that will be conducted under the three different themes in the Community Forest. He further informed the participants [...]
A district level inception meeting of EnLiFT 2 was organized on 3 February, 2019 at Dhulikhel Lodge Resort, Kavrepalanchowk to develop a common understanding among stakeholders regarding the project. The participants were the representatives from local government, FECOFUN, FEnFit, CFUGs and media. The program was chaired by Mr Badri Kumar Karki, Chief, Divisional Forest Office (DFO) and the chief guest of the program was Mr Uddhav K.C., Chair of District Coordination Committee, Kavrepalanchowk. Presentations were [...]
A District level pre-inception meeting was organized on 16 January 2019 at Kavrepalanchowk and on 17 January 2019 at Sindhupalchowk.The primarily focus of both the meetings were to reflect on preliminary field visit, develop common understanding and co-operation regarding project and plan further actions.
A district level inception meeting of EnLiFT 2 for Sindhupalchowk was held on 6 February, 2019 at District Coordination Committee’s Meeting Hall, Chautara. The major objective of program was to develop a common understanding among stakeholders of project .The meeting was attended by key forestry relevant stakeholders including Divisional Forest Office, District Coordination Committee, local government, FECOFUN, CFUGs and Media. Ms Bal Kumari Shakya, Vice Chairperson, District Coordination Committee was the chief guest of the [...]