Office bearers of the Community forest user group in Argakhanchi District, west Nepal, have been arrested for felling of more than 250 trees. Locals in Gaur of Rautahat District, east Nepal, have formed a struggle committee to fight against rampant deforestation taking place in the area and have filed complaints against the forest authority. Similarly, eighteen office bearers of 2 community forests in Palpa District, west Nepal, have been arrested for illegal felling of trees.
10, 11, 12 April
The Kathmandu Post, Nepal Samacharpatra, Kantipur