Kangchenjunga Corridor

Checklist dataset published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

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Summary

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Kangchenjunga Corridor

Description

This is a list of seed plants (angiosperms and gymnoperms) recorded from the Kangchenjunga Corridor on the Nepal side of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve.

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ICIMOD
ICIMOD Khumaltar GPO Box No 3226 Lalitpur Kathmandu Nepal
Metadata author
Neha Bisht
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ICIMOD Khumaltar GPO Box No 3226 Lalitpur Kathmandu Nepal
Originator
ICIMOD
ICIMOD Khumaltar GPO Box No 3226 Lalitpur Kathmandu Nepal

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Publication Date

Mar 1, 2012

Registration Date

Mar 12, 2012

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HKH-BIF

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The proposed Kanchenjunga corridor on the Nepal side of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve includes 19 village development committees in the districts of Ta… more

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Geographic Coverage

The proposed Kanchenjunga corridor on the Nepal side of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve includes 19 village development committees in the districts of Taplejung, Panchthar, and Ilam in eastern Nepal. It runs along the Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve in India and joins it with the Kangchenjunga Conservation Area in Nepal. It lies along the border between Nepal and India adjoining three protected areas in India. The proposed corridor have scattered forest patches and some have an intact continuum of forest or areas that can be reforested.

Transboundary Biodiversity Management in Kangchenjunga Landscape

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Study area description

The Kangchenjunga Landscape encompasses the southern stretch of landscape surrounding Mt Kangchenjunga (8,586m), which spreads over diverse ecological zones in eastern Nepal, Darjeeling and Sikkim in India, and western Bhutan. On the northern side, a small part of the northern slope extends into the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Funding

The MacArthur Foundation

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Point of contact
Nakul Chettri