Resources Himalaya Foundation (RHF) was founded by late Dr Pralad Yonzon as a non-governmental, non-profit organization (Registered No. 1791 DAO/Lalitpur). It was established as Resources Nepal, a self-governing private organization in 1986. It became an independent, nonprofitable research foundation managed by a Governing Board and administered by its Executive Office since 2004. RHF’s competive edge over others is its ability to deal with contemporary knowledge and issues connected with nature conservation. This is substantiated by the fact that RHF was one of the eight recipients of the 2007 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, selected from several NGOs from six continents.
Resources Himalaya Foundation successfully organized a panel discussion on July 28, 2021, to mark the Global Tiger Day. The theme of the RHF’s program was “Tiger Conservation: Beyond Boundary”. Four experts working on biodiversity conservation, academics, tiger research, and management
A national meeting of Young Scientist Nepal (YSN) was held today through an e-platform (Zoom). YSN is an initiative of Resources Himalaya Foundation established in April 2020 after the first lockdown was imposed in Nepal. This network of young individuals
Resources Himalaya Foundation (RHF) in collaboration with Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI) has created a COVID-19 Help Desk to provide needed support to the COVID-19 patients and their family. RHF has created a network of volunteers to provide assistance for
Two live individuals of wild yaks Bos mutus were sighted in 2014 from the remote Trans-Himalayan valleys of Upper Humla in north‐western Nepal. This led to the rediscovery of the species in Nepal where it was considered to be
A research cum clean-up campaign was organized by the Resources Himalaya Foundation (RHF) along the Gosaikunda trail in the Lamgtang National Park in the district of Rasuwa in central Nepal from November 3 to 12, supported by the European Outdoor
“No matter how few possessions you own or how little money you have, loving wildlife and nature will make you rich beyond measure.” – Paul Oxton It is an immense pleasure for me to share my experience on one of the
The first e-conference of Young Scientist Nepal was held on May 21, 2020 with the theme “Building Science Chasing Coronavirus”. The 3-hour conference was accommodated by near about 300 participants, both national and international. The conference comprised of four sessions;