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REDD+ stakeholders in Asia Pacific region agrees on further REDD+ related capacity building needs in the region

Through a series of regional level meeting, workshop and regional dialogue, REDD+ stakeholders agree on Asia Pacific level key lessons learned, best practices and next steps for the full and effective participation of local communities, civil society organizations, indigenous people in REDD+ process. In 2019, ANSAB, as the…

National level network meeting on “Development of road-map for ecosystem services certification in Nepal”

ANSAB and NEPCon aim to establish a new partnership leveraging on the long-term expertise working with sustainable forest management and ecosystem services certification, combined with local expertise and extensive experience of working with forest dependent communities in Nepal. ANSAB and NEPCon, with funding support from CISU – Civil…

District level workshop on “Development of road-map for ecosystem services certification in Nepal”

Thursday, 26 December 2019: ANSAB and NEPCon aim to establish a new partnership leveraging on the long-term expertise working with sustainable forest management and ecosystem services certification, combined with local expertise and excessive experience of working with forest dependent communities in Nepal. ANSAB and NEPCon, with funding support…

Global dialogue of the indigenous peoples, local communities and southern civil society organizations

The global dialogue of the indigenous peoples, local communities and southern civil society organizations was organized by FCPF in Washington DC from November 7 to 9, 2019. During the dialogue, Dr. Bhishma Subedi, ANSAB’s Executive Director, presented the impacts on national REDD+ readiness process of the FCPF capacity…

FairWild auditor training: 23–25 October 2019, Kathmandu, Nepal

Join us to learn how to assess sustainable wild collection according to the FairWild Standard. This training course will equip participants with the tools, knowledge and skills needed to verify sustainable wild collection practices against the FairWild Standard, an internationally recognised framework for the sustainable harvest and fair…

Regional dialogue for Forest-Dependent Indigenous Peoples (IPs), other forest dwellers and southern Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Asia-Pacific

FCPF, Tebtebba and ANSAB organized a regional dialogue for forest-dependent indigenous peoples (IPs), other forest dwellers and southern civil society organizations (CSOs) in Asia-Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand from September 16-20, 2019. A total of 63 representatives, 32 males and 31 females, of indigenous people organizations and networks, CSOs,…

ANSAB convenes the REDD+ Asia Pacific Level Regional Workshop in Kathmandu

The Asia Pacific level REDD+ Regional Workshop was organized by ANSAB from August 5 to 7, 2019 in Kathmandu as part of the FCPF-Capacity Building on REDD+ for Civil Society Organizations and Local Communities in East Pacific and the Pacific Region Project. The objective of the workshop was…

ANSAB receives the first prize of the Adaptation at Scale Karyanwayan Prize

ANSAB’s ecosystem based commercial agriculture (ECA) initiative has received the first prize of the Adaptation at Scale Karyanwayan (Implementation) Prize in the category of adaptation projects from the international/national level organizations. In an award ceremony held on May 23, 2019 in Kathmandu, the Honorable Minister for Forests and…

Call for expression of interest for consultancy service: Researcher to document lessons learnt for the capacity building of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Local Communities (LCs) in the East Asia-Pacific (EAP) Region on REDD+

Introduction On behalf of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF)/World Bank, ANSAB has been working as the regional intermediary for the Capacity Building of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Local Communities (LCs) in the East Asia-Pacific (EAP) Region on REDD+ Project. The objective of the project is to…

Event: Community Forestry Enterprises for Livelihoods – The Way Forward

ANSAB, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) are organizing an event: Community forestry Enterprises for Livelihoods: The Way Forward at the Asia Pacific Forestry Week in Beijing, China. The event will take place on Monday, November 7, 13:30 – 18:00 at…

Jiri Declaration on PPCA

ANSAB and the Jiri municipality jointly organized a Public Private Community Alliance (PPCA) planning workshop in Jiri, Dolakha on November 27, 2018 in order to develop common understanding on PPCA and endorse the concept and preliminary action plan. The workshop was participated by all key actors and stakeholders…

ANSAB presents in the DASAN Conference 2018

Sudarshan Khanal, ANSAB’s Research, Planning and Communication Manager presented on Enterprise Oriented Farm and Forest Management: Synergy between Conservation and Development in the DASAN Conference 2018 “Science and Technology Innovation for Inclusive Society” that took place in Seoul, Korea from November 21 – 22, 2018. Sudarshan Khanal also…