ForestAction and District Forest Office Sunsari and Baglung have jointly organized multi-stakeholder discussions on drivers of deforestation and REDD+ financing. One day workshops were organized in Dharan (25th Aug, 2013) and Baglung (27th Aug, 2013). The general objective of the discussion was to inform the REDD+ policy process and REDD+ financing options in Nepal. Particularly, the discussion was focused in identifying key drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, examining policy gaps in addressing deforestation and identifying potential REDD+ financing mechanism for utilizing REDD+ money. Government and non-government key actors in forestry and environment such as district forest office, FECOFUN, district soil conservation office, women networks and (I)NGOs/CBOs participated in the event.