Lumbini chokes as air pollution reaches hazardous level

LUMBINI: An acute level of air pollution has gripped Lumbini, enlisted under the UNESCO World Heritage Site. According to the report of Department of Environment (DoE) and International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), high air pollution has engulfed Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha. In the recent times, the level of [...] Read more

Nijgadh airport construction: Experts object undue haste in cutting down trees

KATHMANDU – Experts and concerned stakeholders have raised objection to the haste over cutting down the trees without preparing the Detail Project Report (DPR). At a time when the government has been making preparations to chop 70,000 trees in the first phase for the construction of the airport, experts and stakeholders have been reiterating that [...] Read more

Development project to consider environmental impact: CM Shahi

SURKHET – Chief Minister of Karnali Province Mahendra Bahdur Shahi has said that everyone should be aware about the environmental challenges that would appear in the coming days. At a ‘media debate on environment’ organized by Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists, Minister Shahi stressed that everyone should be aware about environmental impact. [...] Read more

Media lack in-depth coverage on environmental issues: Study

Kathmandu- Media coverage of environmental problems and climate change issues in mainstream media has slightly increased in recent times but there is a lack of investigative and analytical contents, according to a study conducted by Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ). NEFEJ, a non-profit organization, working in the field of [...] Read more

The Asia Foundation handovers equipment to Radio Sagarmatha

Amidst an event organized on June 13, 2017, George Varughese, the Country Representative of The Asia Foundation, handed over equipment like computers, printers, microphones and headphones to Radio Sagarmatha. During the program, Laxman Upreti, Executive Director at NEFEJ and Station Manager of Radio Sagarmatha, expressed his gratitude to the [...] Read more

Radio Sagarmatha crosses two decades of its journey

Radio Sagarmatha celebrated two decades of its journey amidst a grand program on 23 May, 2017 at Russian Centre of Science and Culture. Along with the presence of the pioneers who not only gave birth to Radio Sagarmatha but also stirred the community radio movement in all of South Asia, the program was attended by renowned media experts, [...] Read more

Orientation on Investigative Journalism at Radio Sagarmatha

An orientation on Investigative Journalism was held today at Radio Sagarmatha Hall with the participation of 10 journalists from different media houses. The event was interactive and had presentations from media experts, Bharati Silwal Giri and Rajan Sharma. While Bharati Silwal Giri spoke about gender issues in media, Rajan Sharma shared his [...] Read more

International JICA Mission in NEFEJ and Radio Sagarmatha

On April 22, 2017, NEFEJ had the pleasure of welcoming team of delegates from JICA international mission. The team consisted of Harada Makoto, President at the NHK International (inc.), Asia's first public broadcasting organization, Toshiyuki Sato, Secretary-General at Public Broadcasters international and Special Controller for NHK International, [...] Read more

Radio Sagarmatha welcomes distinguished dignitaries from Bangladesh

A team of 15 led by Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmed, the Additional Secretary at Ministry of Information- Bangladesh, paid a visit today to the Radio Sagarmatha Building at Bhanimandal, Lalitpur. Apart from being informed on the history of Radio Sagarmatha, the first independent community radio in South East Asia, the team also got to know about its current [...] Read more

Press Release #Men4Women: Men March on Women's Day

Kathmandu, An unusual march was organized in Lalitpur on 8th of March to mark the 107th International Women's Day. The event entitled 'Paribartanka Laagi Padyatra' was an all-men march where about 200 male from different walks of life strode together to support women and their fight for equal rights. The march, inaugurated by Kalyan Shrestha, [...] Read more

Journalist's Field Visit to Pokhara and Nawalparasi

NEFEJ, in association with WWF-Hariyo Ban Program (HBP) organized field visits and transit workshop for journalists in Pokhara and Nawalparasi. The four-days long field visit took place from 18th- 21st November in Pokhara and 2nd-5th December in Nawalparasi. Prior to the field visits, a half-day transit workshop was conducted in each of the [...] Read more

Free Press Unlimited Officials Visit to NEFEJ

Lalitpur, Nepal September 26, 2016 Leon Williams, Director of Policy and Programmes, and Dessi Damianova, Program Manager South and Southeast Asia, from Free Press Unlimited (FPU), The Netherlands, visited NEFEJ today to discuss on the ongoing and possible future alliance between the two organizations. Leon and Dessi were here for the Investigative [...] Read more

Paris to Marakesh: Climate Change Agreement and Nepal's Responsibility

Kathmandu, Nepal NEFEJ, along with Earth Journalism Network, and Clean Energy Nepal organised a joint event in the capital on 13th Sep 2016 to provide a platform of discourse among government officials, experts and concerned stake holders on the matters of Nepal's ratification process to the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement on [...] Read more

IPDC prize for Rural Communication 2012 to CRSC

UNESCO has awarded IPDC prize for Rural Communication 2012 to Community Radio Support Centre (CRSC), a wing of Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ). UNESCO decided to award IPDC prize for rural communication jointly to CRSC/NEFEJ and Arid Lands Information Network (Kenya). The award ceremony took place on 22 March, 2012 at UNESCO [...] Read more

पहिचानको खोजीमा धिमाल' लाई स्पेशल मेन्सन अवार्ड

नेपाल वातावरण पत्रकार समूहले बनाएको वृत्तचित्र 'पहिचानको खोजीमा धिमाल' चौथो नेपाल अन्तरराष्ट्रिय आदिवासी चलचित्र महोत्सवमा स्पेशल मेन्सन अवार्डबाट पुरस्कृत भएको छ । विराटनगरलाई केन्द्र बनाएर टेलिभिजन पत्रकारिता गरिरहेका पत्रकार मोहन मानन्धरले निर्देशन गर्नुभएको वृत्तचित्रले आधुनिकतासँगै मासिन लागेको धिमाल भाषा, संस्कृति, परम्परा तथा मेटिन लागेको [...] Read more

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Nepal Forum of Environmental journalists (NEFEJ)

Nepal Forum of Environmental journalists (NEFEJ) is a leader among non-governmental organizations working to raise public awareness on the environment, sustainable development, and other social issues.
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