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Community Event – Wednesday, May 31st: Roundtable Discussion on Environmental Issues in Nepal

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 31st from 4:30-6:00PM
Location: Room #120, C.K. Choi Building for the Institute of Asian Research, 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2


The UBC Himalaya Program invites you to join a roundtable with visiting dignitaries from the IDRC-supported Nepal Forest & Wildfire Management Project. These representatives are from the Nepal Department of Forests, Kathmandu Forestry College and the Nepal Forest Fire Management Chapter. The team includes Sundar Prasad Sharma, Mohan Raj Kafle, Dr. Ambika Prasad Gautam, and Gagan Sharma. They will be joined by Iván Somlai, Dr. John Karakatsoulis and Bharat Adhikari.

4:30-4:45PM: Introduction
4:45-5:30PM: Presentation by the visiting team on Nepal’s forestry sector/watershed management, community forestry, deforestation, forest fire problems and their impact on the environment.
5:30-6:00PM: Roundtable discussion, Q&A session
Coffee and light refreshments will be served.
We hope to see you there!


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