Assessment of fresh water ecosystem in Koshi river basins

Assess the status and trends of fresh water ecosystems and their critical services in the Koshi River Basin part in Nepal, in particular related to the basin’s sustainable economic development as well as the water-food-energy nexus, with aim to inform basin stakeholders and decision-makers at different levels, based on which research activities are identified and undertaken in the areas of assessment and monitoring, economic valuation, and benefit-sharing mechanism.