Foundation for sustainable progress
Read an article from our member, Sanjila Neupane which was published in national daily newspaper “The Kathmandu Post” on 25th February 2020 about sustainability. The article highlights the existing scenario of Environmental Assessments in the form of Initial Environmental Examination for hydropower projects in Nepal along with the conservation challenges seen in the context of Nepalese policy. Sanjila has put forward a part of the results from her ongoing research being conducted in collaboration with ENPROSC in the article which emphasizes the need to incorporate modern tools while considering any form of Environmental Assessment. The article also discusses the Environmental Protection Act 2019, the draft Environment Protection Rules (EPR) 2019 and the need to fulfill the previous gaps identified within EPR-1997 in the new amendment to address sustainability.