Deadline: 10 April 2019
Every year, WWF Nepal presents Conservation Awards to recognize and honor individuals and organizations at the grassroots level that have made a significant contribution to protect Nepal’s rich biodiversity. The awards cover a range of themes in conservation and natural resource management and aim to motivate and inspire frontline conservationists.
WWF Nepal marks 26 years of its establishment of office in 2019. With special focus on wildlife, forests, climate and energy, and freshwater, WWF Nepal works towards conserving nature through a combination of actions on the ground, national and international advocacy work to establish appropriate policies, and international campaigns to highlight and demonstrate solutions to crucial environmental challenges.
- Conservation of Biodiversity (Forests, Wildlife and Freshwater)
- Addressing Climate Change and Environmental Pollution
- Sustainable Development
- Environment Education
- Policy & Advocacy
- Media and Journalism
- Youth in Conservation
Upon receipt of all nominations, up to five final recipients of the WWF Conservation Awards will be selected by an impartial, independent selection panel.
Each recipient of the Conservation Awards will be provided with a citation and a cash prize – NRs 50,000 for individuals and NRs 100,000 for organizations.
Organizations and individuals can nominate one or more individuals and/or organizations working in the field of conservation and natural resource management for the awards. Each nomination form must name two individuals as references. These references must not be related to the nominees and must have known the nominees in professional capacities for at least three years.
How to Apply
Nominations should be submitted to the following address (either hard copy or electronic copy) given on the website.
For more information, please visit http://www.wwfnepal.org/opportunities/awards/