June 15,Rasuwa : The expenditure incurred on bio-diversity conservation in mountainous region was made public amidst a programme on Wednesday.
It was informed that the Buffer Zone Support Project and World Wildlife Fund had spent Rs 239.3 million during the last ten years,
WWF and Buffer Zone Support Project made spending for conserving bio-diversity including flora, fauna and wild species in the higher parts of Rasuwa, Nuwakot and Sindhupalchowk districts under the Langtang National Park.
At a public programme presided over by Chairperson of Langang-based National Park Buffer Zone Council Temba Nurpu Tamang, WWF Programme Coordinator RB Rai shared that several programmes undertaken as part of conservation efforts were tree plantation and protection, red Panda and snow leopard preservation, community-based income generation programme and climate resilient initiatives. RSS