Nepal’s biodiversity at a glance:
Nepal has 49th position in the world biodiversity. There are over 22,000 species reported from Nepal i.e., 1.3% of the global biodiversity. In richness of flowering plant species, the country holds 27th position in the world and 10th in Asia. There are 6653 species and sub-species of angiosperms, 28 species of gymnosperms, 1001 algae, 2025 fungi, 771 lichens, 1150 bryophyte and 534 pteridophyte in Nepal. Number of fauna species recorded from the country is over eleven thousand (210 mammals, 871 birds, 228 fishes, over 12957 insects, 137 reptiles, 53 amphibians). Nepal has rich species diversity occurrence as per the elevation gradient. It’s heaven on earth.
What we do:
We serve consultancy, advocacy, research and conservation development in the field of biodiversity of Nepal. NBrCc supports and operates the conservation and education programs in managed facilities and in the biodiversity, with an emphasis on management, protection and scientific research. We generate and effectively invest resources to support biodiversity conservation, education, research, and management programs. Through our passion, expertise, knowledge, and partnerships we inspire and engage people to ensure a vibrant future of biodiversity everywhere.
Details of NBrCc
NBrCc is a registered charity 111/071/072 with GoN of Nepal based at Kathmandu District Administration Office. It is also registered at Social Welfare Council. NBrCc is a Non-Profit-making, Non-Governmental Organization based at Kathmandu, Nepal. It’s dedicated for the conservation and research of Biodiversity within its priority areas and other potential sites throughout Nepal. NBrCc focuses conservation and research activities on biodiversity.
Missions of NBrRc:
- Biodiversity research and conservation
- Habitat and Ecosystem Restoration
- Community empowerment
- Economic and Agricultural Empowerment
- Human wildlife Conflict mitigation
Geographical regions we work:
- Hindu Kush Himalaya Range
- National parks, Conservation Areas and Wildlife Reserve of Nepal
- Terai Arc Landscape
- Newly designated Conservation landscapes ECTC
- Buffer Zones of National parks
- National Forests and its buffer zones
- Community Forest User groups