Nepal side of KBR and BRS adjoining KCA

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.

General Information:

Landscape: Kangchenjunga Protected Area Type: Corridor
Established Year: 2002 Area: 752 sq. km.

Geographical Features:

Country: Nepal
District(s): Taplejung, Panchthar, Ilam
Min: 27.09348457441 Max: 27.44021780949
Min: 87.85587402988 Max: 88.18297897746
From: meter To: meter
Average rainfall (m): N/A

Biodiversity Features:

Province: Himalayan Highlands
Biomes: Mixed mountain systems

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Conservation Management:

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Conservation History:
Conservation Challenges: Poaching, Overharvesting of NTFPs, Forest and angeland encroachment, Forest fires, Habitat fragmentation, Transhumance system of animal grazing, poo infrastructure for ecotourism, little involvement of local level institution for conservation
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  • Important Bird Areas
  • Protected Area
  • Corridor
  • Ecology
  • Globe Land Cover
  • Landscape
  • HKH Boundary