Project & Research

NFA have wide pool of highly educated and skilled members with different expertise in various aspects of natural resources, biodiversity management and conservation of social related subject matter. It has provided consultancy services to various institutions and will continue to provide in future too. Some completed services by NFA are as follows:

 

 

SN

Activities

Agency/Proponent

Year

  1.  

Terai and inner Terai forest management  National Workshop

Nepal Uk Community Forestry Project, Winrock Intenational and Nepal Swiss Community Forestry Project

2000

  1.  

Forestry Sector Environmental Management Action Plan of 132 KV Transmission Line of the Bhote Koshi Hydropower plant

Bhote Koshi Power Company Kathmandu

2001

  1.  

Initial Environment Examination (IEE) of stone quarry of Lele Lalitpur

DFO Lalitpur

2001

  1.  

Drafting and consultation for forestry sector plan in the  Tenth Five-Year Plan (2002/3-2006/7)

Livelihood and Forestry Progtamme (LFP)

2001

  1.  

Translation of the Guidelines from English to Nepali: NTFP and the Green Book

NARMSAP

2001

  1.  

Impact study on New Policy in Community Forestry with reference to Banke, Bardiya, Kailali and Dang Districts.

CARE Nepal

2002

  1.  

Study on Democratic Functioning of Community Forestry Users Groups in Forestry Partnership Project area.

CARE Nepal

2002

  1.  

Impact of Non-Formal Education (NFE) in Community Forestry Development in the Project area (Kailali, Banke, Bardiya, Dang & Pyuthan).

CARE Nepal

2002

  1.  

Editing of the Monitoring and Evaluation Training Manual (Nepali)

NARMSAP

2002

  1.  

Editing of the CF Operational Guideline 2002 (Nepali)

NARMSAP

2002

  1.  

Translation of the Regional Level NGO Guideline into Nepali

NARMSAP

2002

  1.  

Translation of the District Level NGO Guideline into Nepali

NARMSAP

2002

  1.  

Translation of the Green Book into Nepali

NARMSAP

2002

  1.  

Translation of the CF Operational Guideline 2002 into English

NARMSAP

2002

  1.  

Translation of the Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy into English

NARMSAP

2003

  1.  

Forest Certification Awareness Raising Program

SNV

2003

  1.  

Community Forestry Operational Plan revision Consultancy in Palpa and Nuwakot districts

NARMSAP

2003-04

  1.  

Impact of Buffer Zone Forest Management Development in Royal Bardia National Parks Buffer Zone, Bardia and Banke

CARE Nepal

2004

  1.  

Guidelines for Bardia Buffer Zone Community Forest Management Preparation

CARE Nepal

2005

  1.  

Final Evaluation of Improving Livelihoods through NTFP Management Projects

CARE Nepal

2005

  1.  

Report on Different Approaches on Watersheds Management in Nepal

Department of Soil Conservation Nepal

2005

  1.  

Training Manual of cultivation of medicinal plants for forest users and farmers

Department of Forests

2006

  1.  

Translation of Guidelines for Second Generation Operational Plans of Community Forestry

NACRMLP

2006

  1.  

Translation of Second Generation Operational Plan of Hile-Jaljale Community Forests

NACRMLP

2006

  1.  

Forest Certification National Standard Development Project

UNDP/GEF/SGP and other development partners

2006-2008

  1.  

Forest Certification Training (Bara District) and Forest Certification Support Programs

BISEP-ST

2006-2007

  1.  

Preparation of National Report (2007) on Biodiversity, Nepal

Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation

2007

  1.  

Consultancy services to Task Force on Sustainable Forest Management (2006-07)

Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation

2007

  1.  

Contribution of Forestry Sector to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Nepal

Department of Forest Research and Survey

2008

  1.  

Feasibility Study of Reduced Emission from Deforestation in Developing Countries (REDD) in the  Context of Nepal

WWF Nepal

2008

  1.  

Project for Facilitating Policy Review Process for Sustainable Forest Management

SDC; LFP and SNV for Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation

2006-2008

  1.  

Project for Developing National Standards of Forest Certification in Nepal

UNDP/GEF/SGP Nepal; NSCFP; LFP; SNV

2006-2008

  1.  

Preparation of outreach plan for REDD (with formation of consortium)

REDD- Forestry and Climate change cell

2009-2010

 

  1.  

Assessment of land use, policy and  governance

(with formation of consortium)

REDD -Forestry and Climate change cell

2009

 

  1.  

Support Program for Developing Forest Certification National Standards

SNV/BISEP-ST

2009

  1.  

Initial Environmental Examination for Construction of Nepal Korea Institute of Technology Building

CTEVT

2009

  1.  

Impact Study of BISEP – ST Programme

BISEP-ST

2009

  1.  

Develop Reference Scenario: Forecast of Future Emission

REDD -Forestry and Climate change cell

2010

  1.  

GoN/JICA: Baseline Survey on Training Need Assessment / Capacity Assessment of DSCWM and its District Office 

JICA

2010

  1.  

Formulation of National REDD Plus Strategy /Policy for Nepal

WWF

2010

  1.  

Evaluation of Second Generation Operation Plan

MEDEP

2010

  1.  

“Catalyzing Forest Sector Restructuring in Nepal through Multi-stakeholder Dialogues at Local and National Levels”

IUCN

2010

43.   

Publishing a Book on the    Landscape Level Bio-Diversity Conservation in Nepal in Nepal

WTLCP

2011

  1.  

Understanding Planning a Project Under The Regional Climate Change Adaption Knowledge Platform For Asia: Nepal case

WWF

2011

  1.  

Consolidating Multi-stakeholders Process in forest policy decision through Ban Chautari

IUCN and Growing Forestry Partnership

2012

  1.  

Forestry Sector Reform in a Changing Context

FAO

2012

  1.  

Study on Demand and Supply of wood products in different Regions in Nepal

REDD -Forestry and Climate change cell

2012

  1.  

Democratization of Annapurna Conservation Area Management

Consortium  of Forest Action, FECOFUN, HIMWATI, Cofsun, Fen-Fit / Asmita Nepal

2012

 

 

   Collaboration and Networking

 

NFA has developed good linkages with a number of national, regional and international institutions, associations, societies, cooperatives and federations related to natural resources. NFA was the member organization of the following formal task force and working group:

·       One of 17 members of Task Force on Sustainable Forest Management (2006-08) constituted by the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation

·      Member, Policy Working Group under Forestry Sector Coordination Committee of the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation.

·      Coordinator of Forest Certification National Working Group since 2004 and Institutional Member of Global FSC Network