News of Siemenpuu
In Rupandehi, 10 Ecosystem Management plans were prepared around one community forest and In the Palpa site, 10 community Forests were taken to prepare 10 Ecosystem Management plans under Siemenpuu Foundation project.
On February 27, dissemination of consolidated Ecosystem plans with representatives of the Local Government in Rupandehi was held. Lumbini Buddist University is opening soon in the same area so the Vice-Chancellor and Dean of University also were invited to the program. They highly appreciated the plan prepared by local people of their own area. Ward Chair also appreciated and committed to including it in their plan. On February 28, dissemination of consolidated Ecosystem plans with representatives of the Local Government in Palpa was held. The Chairman of Rural Municipality, chairman of ward 1 and 2, and elected ward member, social activist, news reporter, and 2/2 representative of ten CF were presented in the program. Stakeholders acknowledge the Ecosystem Management plan and committed to helping to endorse the plan in the next planning budget.