NLCDC facilitates the funds to the local conservation development committee, stakeholders; NGOS to conduct the various conservation and development reach programs to conserve the wetland biodiversity of entire Nepal. The funds are dispensed on the basis of lake conditions, their significance, possible threats and conservation status of lakes, daha, ponds and kunda of Nepal.[Read More]

Himalayan Lake

The Himalayan landscape of Nepal has tremendous topographic diversities followed by diversities of lakes and wetlands ways down from the Himalayan high altitude to lowland Terai. Lakes/wetlands provide water for irrigation, maintains biodiversity, enhancing livelihoods of people through eco-tourism, a basis for cultural and spiritual development and so on. There are different studies and reports that Nepal is a bearer of more than 6000 rivers, 3,252 glaciers, 2323 glacial lakes and several tectonic and ox-bow-lakes.Among them,  NLCDC has enlisted 5,358 lakes in Nepal during its map based inventory conducted program in 2009. Lakes of Nepal are culturally important in...[Read More]