Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (Nepal)

Actor
DNPWC

Summary

The specific activities of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (Nepal) (DNPWC) include the conservation of endangered and other wildlife species, the scientific management of habitat for wildlife species, the creation of buffer zones in and around parks and reserves for the sustainable management of forest resources, the organisation of eco-tourism to improve socio-economic conditions of local communities, and awareness-raising of the importance of wildlife conservation through conservation education. The DNPWC is a member of the REDD+ Working Group.