Completed Project

Description of Project
Objectives of the project
Key Achievements
NACOM Deliverables

Co-Management of Topical Forest in Bangladesh (Nishorgo Support Project (NSP)

Assignment Location within country:
Northeast & Southeast Region of Bangladesh (Moulovi Bazar &Habiganj district and Chittagong &Cox;s Bazar district)
Partner Organization: International Resources Group (IRG) funding from USAID
Start Date: June 2003
Completion Date:
October 2008

Description of Project:

The overall purpose of the project was to establish a co-management system with a view to ensure resource sustainably in some selected protected areas of Bangladesh.. However, specifically, the project was designed to (i) curb/reduce the trend in degradation of biodiversity (ii) restore/rehabilitate the degraded ecosystems, (iii) ensure participation of local people in biodiversity conservation, and (iv) livelihood improvement of poor resource users.

NACOM Deliverables :

Site level appraisal using PRA/RRA techniques
Biodiversity assessment
Providing technical advice in project intervention planning and implementation strategies
Biological and social monitoring, including indicator selection, data collection, training, data processing and analysis
Impact assessment