This report provides an overview of Nepal’s initiatives on readiness for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), the political and socioeconomic context in which they are taking place, and their implications for conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing cou

The Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (MoFSC) has recently passed a proposal and drafted an amendment bill to revise the Forest Act 1993. This Act provided the legal foundation for community forestry programme in Nepal during the past two decades.