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Local customary practices for stone water tap restoration for conservation

About the Implementing organization

Name: Society for Wetland Biodiversity Conservation Nepal

Country: Nepal

Year of establishment: 2005

Type of organization: Indigenous group or organization



The stone water tapes and biocultural diversity of indigenous peoples traditionally play a vital roles to protect the customs, indigenous governing system and an identity of sustainable management, collective use, equity, socially and environmentally sound, harmony with nature, religious, spiritual and culturally friendly approach for conservation in Nepal. It is one of the best solution that is more adaptable and easy process based on local knowledge and technology

Nature Element

Mountains / Wetlands / Wildlife

Type of Action

Awareness and education / Advocacy for land & water rights

Sustainable Development Element

Water security / Climate action

Related Sustainable Development Goal(s)


Environmental Impacts

The principle and practices of the initiative is the simple methods based on traditional knowledge, practices more easy to install on natural water sources. It is open stone water tape system. The water is free flow can have access every one with out any control. Any wildlife have opportunity to have a freshwater, good habitats for many wildlife, frogs, birds and insects.

Sustainable Development Impacts

The traditional water biocultural diversity and use of the knowledge and practical actions are more environmental friendly. Also culturally acceptable, Society


The stone water tape system of initiative play a vital role for sustainable natural resources based development that has been extended in different rural areas to protect water sources for all. The water culture and knowledge of the indigenous and local communities associated with SDG


It is more feasible to replicate

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