Greenhood Nepal has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Division Forest Office (DFO), Kavrepalanchok on 09 April 2019 to plan for the long-term conservation of endangered yews in the district. Greenhood Nepal and DFO Kavrepalanchok will exchange the expertise and resources to understand the status, conservation and promotion of yews. Greenhood Nepal and DFO Kavrepalanchok will exchange the expertise and resources to understand the status, conservation and promotion of yews.
“Sustainable harvest and conservation of wild yew population are really important not only for the ecology but also to enhance the local economy without affecting the wild populations,” Co-Founder of Greenhood Nepal, Kumar Paudel said. “Greenhood Nepal is estimating wildlife population of endangered Mairei’s yew in Nepal and drafting sustainable harvesting guidelines with the support of Conservation Leadership Programme,” he further added, “ We look forward to work with Division Forest Offices and local governments so that our research can help the local people and policies to better manage the natural resources.”
Bardi Kumar Karki, Division Forest Officer of the Kavrepalanchok said “It is encouraging to see young people who are coming forward having conservation science expertise and willing to foster the local communities and natural resources. We will try our best to support researchers and to conserve the endangered yew trees in the District.”
Nhuchhey Shrestha, Assistant Forest Officer, Division Forest Office Kavrepalachok and Regan Sapkota, Program Co-ordinator of Greenhood Nepal witnessed the signing ceremony.