Natural Resource Management: Comprehensive Peace Agreement

3.6. A common minimum program for socio-economic transformation in order to end all forms of feudalism shall be prepared and implemented on the basis of mutual understanding.

3.7. Policies shall be formulated to implement a scientific land reform program by doing away with the feudal land ownership practice.

3.8. Policies to protect and promote national industries and resources shall be followed.

Implementation History

2006

Minimum Implementation

There has been some progress in relation to the management of conflict related to natural resources, i.e. forestry. Land reform provision was not implemented.

2007

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2008

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2009

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2010

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2011

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2012

Minimum Implementation

The land reform provision of the CPA has yet to be implemented. Policy has not been created on how to protect and promote natural resources. Nevertheless, there has been some progress in relation to the management of conflict related to natural resources. This is especially true at the community level with issues related to community forestry. In this regard, the Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN) is involved, along with international funding agencies, with resolving conflict related to community forests. The FECOFUN encourages the proper utilization and equitable distribution of resources from community forests to improve the socio-economic conditions of deprived sections of the community.1

The Natural Resource provisions of the 2006 CPA are yet to be fully implemented.

2013

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2014

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2015

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.