17 Feb 2017

Bird Conservation Nepal with Bird Conservation Network, Kailali organized two days long "National IBAs- Local Conservation Groups Meeting & Bird Fair 2017" at Sukhar, Ghodaghodi, Kailali on 15-16 February 2017. The program was supported by Norwegian Ornithological Society (NOF), NORAD and Birdlife International.

The first day was an interaction program where BCN and 16 Local Community Groups from different parts of the country shared their current efforts on conservation, challenges and opportunities. After presentations from Ishana Thapa, Director, Jyotendra Jyu Thakuri Senior Program Officer, Krishna Bhusal Vulture Conservation Officer, Rajendra Gurung , General Secretary of BCN, LCGs also shared their experience on working with BCN in various projects.  Chief Guest Ishwori Neupane, Parliament Member from Kailali said, “We appreciate BCN’s effort for organizing a national level event at Ghodaghodi, one of the important bird areas of Nepal”. “I will share this important message of conservation in Central Level where our leaders are drafting country’s new constitution” she further added.