This report is based on the policy efforts carried out for the protection and promotion of the Tigers in Nepal. Only one species of tiger is found in Nepal which is Bengal Tiger. The scientific name of this species is Panthera Tigris Tigris. Lying at the top of ecological pyramid, tiger is an indicator species of a healthy ecosystem. The conservation of tiger symbolises the conservation of all the species living withing its ecosystem.
Thus, addressing this critical issue, 2010 has been celebrated as the year of Tiger and so I have also choosen this sector of Tiger Conservation as the research topic for my term paper. This paper will basically focus upon the policy efforts on the tiger conservation, its status and loop holes.
2) Significance of the Study
Tigers are one of the protected animals which are included in the list of IUCN Endengered Species and CITES Appendix I. they are also mentioned in the protected list of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act/Nepal. In context of Nepal, there are some specific laws on tiger conservation. However, on one side the laws are not sufficient and on the other side there is not effective implementation of laws. So, as it was necessary to review the laws related to tiger conservation, this study was carried out so that on one hand the information can be disseminated on laws related to tigers and on the other hand the policies can be revised for some recommendations.
The objectives of this report are as follows:
• To analyse the history of tiger conservation in Nepal
• To analyse the present policies relevant to tiger conservation
• To review the international conventions and treaties based on the tiger conservation
All this term paper is based on the secondary sources. The reports publlished and the laws and policies kept in the websites were the major sources of data. Thus the desk study and report...