Dec 18 2019

National Workshop of Nepal Bird Conservation Network in Jagdishpur, Kapilvastu

On 18th December 2019, Local Conservation groups working on the birds and biodiversity from all over the country gathered at ‘The heaven of birds’, Jagdispur lake to attend the National workshop of ‘Nepal Bird Conservation Network-NBCN’. the representative of several groups, organization and delegated individuals were participated in the workshop in order to share, learn and assess the activities undertaken for the conservation of biodiversity in the respective areas.

With the support of Bird Conservation Nepal, Jagdispur Reservoir Bahusarokar Manch facilitate the program at local level. Participants from Kailali, Banke, Bardiya, Dang, Kapilvastu, Rupandehi, Nawalparasi, Kaski, Jajarkot, Palpa, Gulmi, Makawanpur, Kathmandu, Udayapur, Sunsari, Chitwan, Ilam districts attend the workshop. Participants were representative from 28 IBAs of Nepal. Three days long programme was held on 19-21 December 2019 at Auditorium hall of Kanakmani Higher Secondary School.

The inaugural session commenced with the unveiling of programme banner by the chief guest, Minister Mr. Lila Giri, Minister of Industry, tourism, Forest and Environment, Province-5. There were invitees of government officials i.e. Department of irrigation, Division Forest Office, Nepal Army, Armed Police Force, Nepal Police, Lumbini Development Trust, Department of Immigration-Belahiya, local government etc. conservation organizations, journalists, schools and tourism sectors.  

Mrs. Ishana Thapa, CEO of Bird Conservation Nepal presented the overall objective of the workshop, organization, importance and status of birds and biodiversity in globe and Nepal, their conservation status and our responsibility towards the conservation. The chief guest Hon. Lila Giri, a minister of Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment, Province-5 highlighted the need of institutional continuity and collaboration of concern parties in the biodiversity conservation. Other guests of the program were Bishnu Panthi, Dirgha Narayan Pandey, Arjun KC, Sahasram Yadav, Dharma Bahadur Lal Yadav Parliament Members of Province 5, Chief District Officer, Gajendra Bahadur Shrestha, Chief of District Police, Dip Shamsher Rana and representative of district level stakeholders. Speakers appreciated the collaboration of local conservation groups on bird and biodiversity conservation and thanked everyone for actively participating the programme and messaged to keep steps on nature conservation campaign.

After the end of inaugural session, all the participants from several groups, different part of the country were inculcated on ‘Citizen Scientist role on conservation Science’ by Prof. Kara Bahadur Shah, a vice president of Bird Conservation Nepal. The workshop was designed to enhance the capacity of field based Nepal Bird Conservation Network members for bird and biodiversity monitoring and conservation. BCN primarily focused to aware the key local Conservation Groups on spread awareness amongst the wider communities and influencing stakeholders and agencies in positioning the IBAs management and conservation actions. This helps to educate a reluctant public and key stakeholder in the critical role of IBA to the well-being of the environment. The workshop concluded with identifying the threats in IBAs of Nepal and its conservation actions.

 

List Of Donors

  • Vimal Thapa, - Rs. 1000
  • Rajendra Gurung, - Rs. 1000
  • BCN Pokhara Branch, - Rs. 632
  • Bhuwan Mani Sharma, - Rs. 100
  • Keshav Ghimire, - Rs. 100
  • World Migratory Bird Day 2013, - Rs. 3300
  • Rainer Stoll, - Rs. 25323
  • Sonam Tashi Lama, - Rs. 100
  • Abinash Nepali, - Rs. 1500
  • Carolline Forell, - Rs. 150
  • Charles Patton and Leslie Harris, - Rs. 150
  • Toby Wheeler, - Rs. 330
  • Rajendra Gurung (Patron, BCN), - Rs. 2500
  • Reliance Public School(Student from grade 3 to 5), - Rs. 365
  • Samir Maharjan, - Rs. 500
  • International Vulture Awareness Day 2011, - Rs. 2300
  • Deepak Adhikari, - Rs. 500
  • Anand Chaudhary, - Rs. 1275
  • Dr. Hum Bahadur Gurung , - Rs. 250
  • Butch Lama, - Rs. 700
  • Sarah Piper, - Rs. 2000
  • Charles W. Norris Brown, - Rs. 300
  • Puja Gurung, - Rs. 466
  • Surya Prakash Tiwari, - Rs. 200
  • Ramesh K Pariyar, - Rs. 500
  • Shree Namuna Mahendra Sec. School, - Rs. 902
  • Bright Star Worker's Higher Secondary School, - Rs. 510
  • Shree Bolambu Secondary School, - Rs. 1055
  • Apollo Int'l School, - Rs. 500
  • Shree Chandi Bhairav Secondary School, - Rs. 843
  • Amar Jyoti Sec. School, - Rs. 730
  • Shree Chandrika Devi Secondary School, - Rs. 501
  • David Fiddell, - Rs. 500
  • Local people from Sikles Village, - Rs. 4223
  • PABSON Programme, - Rs. 3000
  • Children's Paradise Boarding School, - Rs. 2000
  • Leknath Festival, - Rs. 2500
  • Amar Singh High School, - Rs. 1660
  • United Academy, - Rs. 1035
  • Suryodaya Boarding School, - Rs. 1000
  • Narayanjan Secondary School, - Rs. 891
  • Shree Baghbhairav Secondary School, - Rs. 1035
  • Green Village Education Foundation, - Rs. 500
  • Program at Dhanding, - Rs. 1500
  • Evergreen Higher Secondary School, - Rs. 1500
  • Shree Bajrayogini Secondary School, - Rs. 2800
  • Serene Hill Secondary English School, - Rs. 953
  • Nuwakot Festival, - Rs. 2000
  • BCN Day Celebration, - Rs. 645
  • Exhibition (Climate Change) at Basantapur, - Rs. 547
  • Fanny Lal, Singapore - Rs. 54963
  • Sarita Jnawali, Nepal - Rs. 850
  • Baishnavi, Nepal - Rs. 4000
  • Alliance Francaise, - Rs. 2800
  • Bird Watching Pokhara, - Rs. 1110
  • Parwat Raj Thani, Nepal - Rs. 800
  • Yangki Sherpa, - Rs. 5000
  • Tek Bdr Rai, - Rs. 100
  • Inst for village (WWU), - Rs. 1000
  • Jennifer & Wicky , - Rs. 21000
  • Yubraj Basnet, - Rs. 600