Conservation Award 2023

  • By : resourceshimalaya.org
  • September 15, 2023

Conservation Award 2023

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Dr. Pralad Yonzon Conservation Award 2023: Announcement and Call for Nominations


Resources Himalaya Foundation (RHF) was founded under the leadership of the late Dr. Pralad Yonzon as a non‐governmental, non‐profit organization (Registered No. 1791 DAO/Lalitpur). The competitive edge of RHF over others is its knack to promote the contemporary knowledge underpinning the issues connected with nature conservation. Dr. Pralad Yonzon led this foundation since its establishment until his sudden demise on 31st October, 2011 and quite evidently in his meticulous effort the conservation of biodiversity of Himalaya region particularly Nepal, Sikkim, and Bhutan had thriven for a greater good. Reminiscing Dr. Yonzon’s contribution to the conservation sector, RHF initiates this award in his memory to honour an aspiring conservationist biennially.

Objective: The PYC Conservation Award aims to recognize and support outstanding contribution to nature conservation made by individuals and professionals over an extended period.

Eligibility: The award will be presented to individuals and professionals, irrespective of their ethnicity, gender, age group, and education, who are dedicated to the protection, preservation, and sustainable management of the environment, wildlife, and natural resources. Here are the eligibility criteria:

Documentation: Nominations will require endorsements or recommendations from peers, community members, or other relevant organizations to verify the nominee’s qualifications.

Award and Certification: The winner of Dr. Pralad Yonzon Conservation Award 2023 shall receive cash worth NPR 100,000.00 and the letter of honour.

Affiliation: The candidate applying or nominated for the award should not be a member of RHF Board of Governors or currently employed by RHF.

Note: Nominations will include an electronic letter and a form detailing the reasons for the nomination and a copy of the nominee’s CV in pdf version to be emailed at hr@reourceshimalaya.org mentioning ‘Application for Dr Pralad Yonzon Conservation Award’ in the subject line latest by 20th October, 2023 until 5:00PM.

Access the nomination form from the following link.



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