Bio-diversity Research and Development Center (BIRD)
P.O Box: 23162
Tikapur, Municipality, Ward No: 9
Tel: + 977- 091-560467
Representative in the STN
Name: Mr. Rana B Rawal
Year of establishment: 2000
Bio-diversity Research and Development Center is a governmental registered Non- Governmental organization located in Tikapur, Kailali district and its branch office in Kathmandu Nepal. The organization was established in 2000. Nepal aims at bio-diversity conservation, environmental improvement, access to better health and education poverty alleviation programs. Nepal has diverse mixture pf ethnic groups with unique languages, culture traditions, and biodiversity values for eco-tourism and medication that has global importance.
The main goal of BIRD is to integrate conservation with development by
1) Safeguarding the bio-diversity of the area.
2) Improving the socio-economic condition of the local people through community based enterprises, eco-tourism activities etc and,
3) Developing and studying development models for social up-liftment.
Sustainable Tourism Development
Marketing & Promotion
Product development and sales
Ongoing activities related to sustainable tourism
BRIDGE-IT BIRD Project (Support by EU and COSPE, Italy)
• To promote European know-how developed on tourism sector among the Asian private sector and the intermediary business organizations with a view to reinforce micro and meso-level links between the two regions.
• To support Asian local sourcing and enterprise development in the tourism sector while encouraging local people involvement and a responsible approach.
Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of ongoing activities
Kailali, Dolpa and Mustang districts in Nepal
Planned activities related to sustainable tourism
• Bridging the gap among local people and global tourism business.
Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of planned activities
Kailali, Dolpa and Mustang district in Nepal
Past activities related to sustainable tourism
Facilitating and advocating Responsible Tourism activities in the country.
Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of past activities
Kailali, Dolpa and Mustang district and more throughout Nepal.
Tourism plans and reviews
Environmental awareness/ preservation
Culture and heritage conservation
Forward and backward linkage in local economy