Climate change remains a continuous threat to Nepal making it the fourth-most vulnerable country in the world to it while adversely impacting the livelihood of the local communities and biodiversity.
WCN focuses on the development of the local communities’ natural resource management and entrepreneurial skills so that communities become more climate resilient while at the same time socio-economic status is enhanced and environment is conserved. Our aim is also to organize, collaborate and network with grassroot community based groups to reduce their vulnerability to natural disaster and climate risks in rural and urban areas through smart nature based solutions.
WCN supports local communities to improve their environmental, economic, and social resilience against the climate change adversities.
We look forward for partner collaboration to take green economy further.
WCN is working towards addressing issues of climate change, its adaptation and mitigation measures in Nepal through forest based initiations.
WCN is actively involved in enhancing the capacity of rural communities to respond to climate change by developing green entrepreneurship. This has helped in advocating green growth strategies that supports in improving resource use and its efficiency while reducing poverty and promoting social inclusion.
In the wake of the earthquake April 2015, WCN launched an initiative that facilitated relief for communities affected by Earthquake. Of the fourteen districts affected badly by the earthquake, WCN focused its response to 4 districts (Rawua, Dhading, Kathmandu and Lalitpur) where it was already working on education and natural...
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