Environmental monitoring is an integral part of an EA report. At least, compliance and impact monitoring are carried out to evaluate the degree of implementation of measures (compliance) and their effectiveness (impact).
By Batu Uprety Jul 30, 2022
Based on national and international practices, and Nepal's Environment Protection Act (EPA, 2019) and the Environment Protection Rules (EPR 2020), including the repealed EPA (1996) and EPR (1997), alternative analysis is the 'core element' of any level of environmental assessment - Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in Nepalese context.
By Batu Uprety Jun 04, 2022
This government-led Programme will strengthen leadership and collaboration in water resources management (WRM) and WASH governance, generate evidence, norms and standards for inclusive and climate-resilient water and sanitation policies and strategies, and support to identify and address systemic and financial constraints to improve WRM and WASH services.
By Batu Uprety Apr 20, 2022
Nepal drew the attention of the international community on climate change impacts in the Himalayas in 2009 by organizing a cabinet meeting at Kalapatthar (with Everest Declaration), a demonstration including mountaineers in Copenhagen, and a conference on 'Kathmandu to Copenhagen' to develop a common voice of the South Asian countries for CoP 15, including a 'gift' of 'Kalapatthar, black stone) to the then US President in New York.
By Batu Uprety Nov 11, 2021
Nepal’s participation in climate change negotiations dates to three decades. Nepal attended 1st to 25thCoPsat different levels. CoP 15 and CoP 24 held at Copenhagen and Katowice were attended at the level of Heads of Government and State respectively.
By Batu Uprety Oct 11, 2021
Enforcement of the Environment Protection Act (EPA) and Environment Protection Rules (EPR) in June 1997 obliged the proponents to prepare and get approval of IEE or EIA reports before project implementation ofall prescribed projects.
By Batu Uprety Sep 21, 2021
The Government through its Environmental Impact Study Project (EISP), established in 1981, conducted EIA of projects namely resettlement, Bhrikuti paper mill, Sagarnath forest development, Chandra canal irrigation, Jomsom small hydel, minor irrigation (Labdhu-Sera, Nuwakot), magnesite industry and leather factories during 1984 and 1987, and drafted preliminary guideline on EIA
By Batu Uprety Apr 10, 2021
On 27 January 2021, US President Joe Biden has ordered to 'put the climate crisis at the centre of US foreign policy and national security' and this signifies the urgency of reducing GHG emissions and ensuring net-zero global emissions by mid-century or before.
By Batu Uprety Feb 01, 2021
VOL. 16, No. 15, March.24, 2023 (Chaitra 10. 2079) Publisher and Editor: Keshab Prasad Poudel Online Register Number: DOI 584/074-75
VOL. 16, No. 14, March.10, 2023 (Falgun 26. 2079) Publisher and Editor: Keshab Prasad Poudel Online Register Number: DOI 584/074-75
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