Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus conducted two consultation workshops on Biodiversity Finance Initiative in Nepal in collaboration with BIOFIN project/UNDP on November 24-25, 2021. The workshops aimed; to gather ideas on identifying the youth’s role and their engagement in conservation finance, to reflect on bottlenecks on delivery of existing finance mechanism,s and to find ways of engaging the academia.
Targeted participants of consultation workshop were students and faculty members. Both workshops were chaired by Campus Chief, Prof. Binod Prasad Heyojoo and moderated by Project Coordinator of BIOFIN Nepal, Dr. Bijendra Basnyat. Altogether 32 individuals participated in the workshop organized for students and 20 individuals participated in the workshop organized for faculty members. The campus expresses gratitude to the BIOFIN project for initiating to work together with campus for enhanced teaching & learning and possible collaborative research.