Nine organizations in Nepal honored with WWF Leaders for a Living Planet Award.



Posted on 07 March 2014  | 
Chief Warden of Bardia National Park Mr Ram Chandra Kandel with the award.
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WWF honoured the work of nine organizations in Nepal that played an instrumental role in achieving this second year of zero poaching through the WWF Leaders for a Living Planet award.

The award was jointly presented by the president of WWF International Yolanda Kakabadse and the Director General of WWF International Jim Leape amidst a ceremony organized in Chitwan on 5th March 2014.

The organizations who have been honored were Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park, Nandabox Battalion, Ranadal Company and Narsinghadal Battalion of Nepal Army, Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police, Buffer zone management committees of Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park, and the National Trust for Nature Conservation.

WWF’s greatest strength is its people who together strive for a living planet to achieve conservation success and sustainable development. “Leaders for a Living Planet” award highlights these champions for the environment, recognizes their contribution, while profiling conservation success and, above all, showing what can be achieved and inspiring others to take up the challenge to secure a living planet.



Chief Warden of Bardia National Park Mr Ram Chandra Kandel with the award.
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Chief Warden of Chitwan National Park Mr Kamal Jung Kunwar with the award.
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Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Chakra Bahadur Shah of Nanda Box Battalion Chitwan receiving the award.
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Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Ishwor Thapa from Narshingha Dal Battalion Bardia after receiving the award.
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Company Commander of Ranadal Company Chitwan Major Jit Bahadur Lama with the award.
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President of WWF International Yolanda Kakabadse and the Director General of WWF Inaternational Jim Leape presenting the award to Senior Superintendent of Police Uttam Karki of Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police.
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Member Secretary of National Trust for Nature Conservation Mr Govinda Gajurel with the award.
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President of WWF Inaternational, Yolanda Kakabadse presenting the award to the Chairperson of Bufferzone Management Committee Bardia National Park Devi Prasad Devkota
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President of WWF Inaternational, Yolanda Kakabadse presenting the award to the member of Bufferzone Management Committee Chitwan National Park Basu Chapagain
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