NLCDC
NATIONAL LAKE CONSERVATION

Ramsar Sites

The convention on wetlands “Ramsar Convention” held in 1971 Ramsar, Iran. It is an intergovernmental treaty that embodies the commitments of its member countries to maintain the ecological character of their Wetlands of International Importance and to plan for the “wise use”, or sustainable use, of all of the wetlands in their territories. Nepal showed its conservation commitment by singing the Ramsar Convention on April 17, 1988. The Koshi Tappu wetland is considered of international significance and was added to the Ramsar list of wetlands of global importance on Decenber 17, 1987. The Ramsar Bureau has designated and listed...[Read More]