Community Based Forest Management in the Himalayas III (ComForM III)
The Danida-funded project is implemented through the partnership of the Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal; Forest and Landscape Denmark, University of Copenhagen; and the Department of Forest Research and Survey, Nepal. Associate partners of the project are: Kathmandu Forestry College, a private institution, and Forest Action, a national non-governmental research organisation. The duration of the project is from 2010 to 2013
The overall development objective of the project is: Improved livelihoods through sustainable and equitable management of forest resources in Nepal. This will be pursued through two objectives:
? To provide improved understanding of dynamic livelihood-forest interactions in response to climate change through integrated studies in long-term sites located in three physiographic regions of Nepal,
? To increase the capacity for undertaking high quality climate related research on forest and natural resources management at key forestry research institutions of Nepal by enhancing their human, physical, social, and organizational capitals.