Climate & Environment

Project developers need to plant in areas with limited forest cover while compensating felling of trees for projects

All kinds of developers need to plant 10 saplings trees against cutting down of a tree at project sites as government strives to extend forest cover at local levels with zero forest area. Project developers need to plant in areas with limited forest cover while compensating felling of trees for projects
A old man sits among tree logs that were chopped to make way for a road expansion project in Kathmandu. According to the new Forest Clearance Guidelines, 10 compensatory trees must be planted for every tree felled for development projects. Keshav Thapa/TKP
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : January 22, 2020
Updated at : January 26, 2020 12:58
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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