The Government of India and United Nations Development Programme, with support from the Global Environment Facility, are implementing a new programme in the high-altitude Himalayas entitled “SECURE Himalayas - Securing livelihoods, conservation, sustainable use and restoration of high range Himalayan ecosystems.”

Key Components 

  • Conservation of key biodiversity areas and their effective management to secure long-term ecosystem resilience, habitat connectivity and conservation of snow leopard and other endangered species and their habitats;
  • Securing sustainable community livelihoods and natural resource management in high range Himalayan ecosystems;
  • Enhancing enforcement, monitoring and cooperation to reduce wildlife crime and related threats.