Kangchenjunga Corridor

Checklist dataset published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

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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.