National Conference on climate change begins in Karnali

4 महिना अगाडी

Jumla, Oct 15 (RSS): The second national conference on pure water, food security, and climate change kicked off in Jumla, Karnali, on Sunday. Inaugurating the two-day conference, Minister for Population and Environment, Mithila Chaudhary, recalled the 2009 Cabinet Kalapatthar meeting, which raised the climate change issues as common agenda. Various policies towards that end had been introduced from the Cabinet level and their implementation had been focused. 
"Climate change has caused various impacts in Nepal," she said, underlining the need of showing concerns from every quarter for the implementation of a long term policy to minimise such adversities. According to her, the State has given its special attention towards ensuring rights to food and safe drinking water in the mountainous region including the Karnali. 
Nepal Academy of Science and Technology Vice Chancellor Dr Jeevraj Pokhrel shared information about the condition of climate change in Nepal, its impact and ways for minimisation with the programme, insisting on the need of formulating policies at the local, provincial and federal levels, seeking solution to climate change caused problems in the long run. 
According to him, Nepali is the fourth vulnerable country in the world in terms of climate change impact. 

Secretary at the Ministry of Population and Environment, Dr Bishwanath Oli, shared that Nepal through the 15th United Nations Denmark Conference on Climate Change had adopted the policies to reduce impact of climate change. 
Some 80 percent budget shall be invested at the local level while implementing the climate change policy, he said, calling for broadening the scope of study on it. 
Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Center (KIRDARC) Nepal President Ratnalal Kulal and Programme Director Govinda Bahadur Shahi said the objective of the conference was to seek justice for the life in highlands/mountains hit by the impact of climate change by assisting to reduce such impact. 

Representatives from government offices, donor agencies and local level and journalists of national level are taking part in the conference. During the discussion session about issues of climate change, food security and pure water related with the rights of highland life, the need of implementing programmes of adaptation at the local level was underscored. 
The conference is organised in a joint efforts of the Ministry of Population and Environment, NAST, Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu University and KIDARC and Nepalese Civil Society Mountain Initiative. 

Share this with your friends:

थप खबर...

Teej In Baltimore

Baltimore Teej ...

देउवाले अर्को रेकर्ड कायम गरे

काठमाण्डौं, भदौ १२ यस पटकको भारत भ्रमणमा प्रधानमन्त्री शेरवहादुर देउवाले के के गरे ? भन्ने विषयमा अहिले चासो र...

कांग्रेस केन्द्रीय समितिमा जनसम्पर्क समितिको प्रतिनिधित्व गराउँछु

न्यूयोर्क,अमेरिका,सेप्टेम्वर २४ । प्रधानमन्त्री एवं नेपाली कांग्रेसका सभापति शेरबहादुर देउवाले नेपाली...

NRN MD New Team

NRN Maryland New Team ...

रक्तदान, जीवनदान

नेपाली जनसम्पर्क समिति,अमेरिकाको लंगआईल्याण्ड च्याप्टरले महामानव वीपी कोईरालाको १०४ औं जन्म जयन्ती वृहत...

Golden Globes 2018

Red Carpet Show Golden Globes 2018 ...

नेपाली विद्यार्थीलाई अमेरिकी विश्वविद्यालयमा क्रेडिट आवरको सुविधा

वासिङ्गटन डिसी, सेप्टेम्वर १२ /अमेरिकाको युनिभर्सिटी अफ सेन्ट्रल मिजौरी र नेपालको त्रिभुवन विश्वविद्यालय वीच...

यसरी हुँदैछ एनआरएन अमेरिकाको निर्वाचन

बाल्टिमोर,अमेरिका,सेप्टेम्वर ४ । एनआरएन अमेरिकाको आगामी दुई वर्षे कार्यकालका लागि भोली मंगलवार बिहानदेखि...

आईसिसिको प्रतिवेदनमा यस्तो छ ।

वाल्टिमोर,अगष्ट २२/अन्र्तराष्ट्रिय समन्वय समिति आईसिसिले गठन गरेको अमेरिकाको विवाद सम्वन्धि समितिले वुझाएको...

हयारीको समर्थनमा विशेष कार्यक्रम

वाल्टिमोर ,सेप्टेम्वर ११ मेरिल्याण्ड राज्यको प्रतिनिधी सभाकोे आगामी निर्वाचनमा डेमोक्रयाट पार्टीको तर्फवाट...

Space for Advertisement
Space for Advertisement

Subscribe our Newsletter