Completed Projects

Analysis of Grassroots Innovations in Chure Linking Conservation with Livelihoods, under the Rights and Resurces Initiatives
  • Period: 01/02/2015 – 31/12/2015
  • Financial Support: RRI

The main objective of the project is to support tenure reform in favor of strong community rights and management in the Chure region.

Fostering multi stakeholder forest policy process through CSO engagement and dialogue Project
  • Period: 12/03/2014 – 30/04/2015
  • Financial Support: Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme
Organizing and Empowering Farmers and Civil Society Organization for National Agriculture Policy Influence
  • Period: 01/04/2014 – 31/03/2015
  • Financial Support: Oxfam

The major objectives of the project include the followings: 1. Organizing and empowering farmers and their networks to claim their access and to control over land, water and natural resources through raising their voices and engage in the policy formulation and influence processes related to agriculture, land and food security issues.  2.Lobbying with government and other stakeholders to increase investment in the productivity, resilience building, and sustainability of small-scale food producers, particularly women in Nepal 3. Engage with policy makers and stakeholders and facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogue forums at VDCs, districts and national level. 4. Inform the wider public on key policy issues and options through publication and dissemination.


Thematic Review and Preparation of Good Practice Papers on Various Themes to Document the Implementation Learning Process from MSFP
  • Period: 17/11/2014 – 17/11/2015
  • Financial Support: Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programmer

The objectives of the project are: 1.Provide strategic direction to the program and support on broader policies and procedures for program implementation; 2. Support to linkage among RRN, ForestAction and Multistakeholder Forestry Program in terms of donor’s funding policies and development strategies; 3. Promote complementarities between MSFP and other RRN implemented projects and programs; and 4. Ensure effective delivery of project outputs in four districts (Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur, Tehrathum and Dhankuta) of Nepal

Understanding the driver-commodities-gender nexus in Nepal
  • Period: 01/07/2014 – 20/03/2015
  • Financial Support: IIED

To identify how men and women respond to policies as drivers of change in forest cover and land uses? 2) What do men and women gain from the current land uses? 3) REDD+ is a performances based payment mechanisms – what are the men and women’s performances to different REDD+ benefits and incentives? 4) What are the trade- offs between income and carbon? and 5) What are the potential net gains (for men and women) from adopting emission reducing activities