Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation through Community Based Sustainable Management of Forests in Nepal

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These experiences show that community based, enterprise oriented forest management is a vital component of local level climate change adaptation and mitigation. The provision of economic incentives to local stewards helps reverse deforestation, enhances the stock of natural wealth for the sustained ow of ecosystem services, and strengthens the capacity of local communities to adapt to and mitigate climate change.

Sanjeeb Bhattarai
Sanjeeb Bhattarai
Assistant Professor

I’m an Assistant Professor at Institute of Forestry (IOF), Tribhuvan University (TU); interested in socio-ecological systems, data science and their intersections. I’m most passionate about developing data science tools and practices to understand complex socio-ecological systems, and translating data into informative visualizations.