SECURE Himalaya

Securing livelihoods, conservation, sustainable use and restoration of high range Himalayan ecosystems 

The Government of India and United Nations Development Programme, with support from the Global Environment Facility, are implementing a new programme in the high altitude Himalayas entitled “SECURE Himalayas - Securing livelihoods, conservation, sustainable use and restoration of high range Himalayan ecosystems”, to ensure conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity, land and forest resources in the high Himalayan ecosystem, while enhancing the lives and livelihoods of local communities.

 

Key Components 

  • Conservation of key biodiversity areas and their effective management to secure long-term ecosystem resilience, habitat connectivity and conservation of snow leopard and other endangered species and their habitats
  • Securing sustainable community livelihoods and natural resource management in high range Himalayan ecosystems
  • Enhancing enforcement, monitoring and cooperation to reduce wildlife crime and related threats
  • Knowledge, advocacy, communication and information systems established

 

Status:

Ongoing

Project start date:

January 2017

Estimated end date:

December 2023

Focus area:

  • inclusive growth
  • Project office:

    UNDP in India

    Implementing partner:

    Ministry Of Environment And Fo

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Global Environment Fund Truste
  • Amount contributed

    $7,084,918

    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2019 $110,148

    2018 $2,214,776

    2017 $192,800

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