River ecology

“Ecologically sustainable river management and climate adaptation in the Nepalese Himalayas” (ERAN)

A joint pilot project between:

Freshwater Biological Section (FBS), Dept of Biology, University of Copenhagen

Nepal Water Conservation Foundation (NWCF)

Project description

General objective: To establish and consolidate new collaborations between relevant Nepali, Danish and Norwegian partners, and Nepali stakeholders. The goal is to define needs, interests, and possibilities for a future large joint project with the aim of contributing to ecologically sustainable river management and climate adaptation in the Nepalese Himalayas.

Activities The project will involve:

  • Research and capacity-building project development
  • A manuscript to be submitted to an international peer-reviewed journal, co-authored between relevant Nepalese and Danish researchers on river environment and management in Nepal, and
  • Meetings and workshops with the participation of relevant partners and stakeholders.

Project period:  April -September 2022