Ecosystem and Community Forestry Management through Rural and Indigenous Women’s Leadership

Since introduction of the “Develop our village by ourselves” programme, infrastructure development has been focus in Nepal to have access to roads and to initiate other kind of development, but without systematic planning and not without environmental costs. These environmental costs have limited the ecosystem services on which people depend, including agricultural production as well as access to clean water, protection from natural disasters and fertile soils. Nepal also has been adversely affected by the climate change.

Organizing Earthquake Affected Rural/Indigenous Women for Livelihood Support

Natural disasters are becoming a day-to-day events because of unplanned and unregulated growth of urban areas, road constructions without considering geological condition, stone and sand collections from streams and forests, use of mechanical instruments to make earth vulnerable, extreme climatic conditions, and so on. Unless people understand all these factors do something to prevent and adapt Nepalese people will go through the calamities very frequently. Just this year after January diseases spread in Jajarkot and Kathmandu, then earthquake which dominated everything, then landslides in Taplejung, etc. All these destroying human and natural resources.

Changes Requested in the AIFO Project Because of the Corona Pandemic

Natural disasters are becoming a day-to-day events because of unplanned and unregulated growth of urban areas, road constructions without considering geological condition, stone and sand collections from streams and forests, use of mechanical instruments to make earth vulnerable, extreme climatic conditions, and so on. Unless people understand all these factors do something to prevent and adapt Nepalese people will go through the calamities very frequently. Just this year after January diseases spread in Jajarkot and Kathmandu, then earthquake which dominated everything, then landslides in Taplejung, etc. All these destroying human and natural resources.