A Roundtable on Environmental Issues in Nepal: Presentations by a Delegation from the Nepal Forestry Service

The UBC Himalaya Program invites you to join a roundtable with visiting dignitaries from the IDRC-supported Nepal Forest & Wildfire Management Project. These representatives are from the Nepal Department of Forests, Kathmandu Forestry College and the Nepal Forest Fire Management Chapter. The team includes Sundar Prasad Sharma, Mohan Raj Kafle, Dr. Ambika Prasad Gautam, and Gagan Sharma. They will be joined by Iván Somlai, Dr. John Karakatsoulis and Bharat Adhikari.

Program Schedule

  • 4:30-4:45PM: Introduction
  • 4:45-5:30PMPresentation by the visiting team on Nepal’s forestry sector/watershed management, community forestry, deforestation, forest fire problems and their impact on the environment.
  • 5:30-6:00PMRoundtable discussion, Q&A session

Coffee and light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!