Land Governance Working Group (LGWG) is a Joint Initiative of the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MOLMCPA) of the Government of Nepal, Civil Society Organizations, International Non-Governmental Organizations and Intergovernmental Organizations that are working on Land and resource related issues in Nepal.
International Land Coalition (ILC), its national Members and MOLMCPA together with other INGOs, and IGOs established Multi-Stakeholder Platform - LGWG to promote and strengthen the implementation people centered land governance through joint strategies that enable systematic change at country-level.
LGWG, as a consultative platform brings together Government-line agencies and other stakeholders to discuss land governance, management and administrative issue to suggest alternative policy solutions, identify gap and formulate joint plan to fulfill gap at both program and implementation level.
Being a host of ILC's NES in Nepal, ” Community Self-reliance Centre (CSRC) hosts the secretariat of LGWG. The overall aim of LGWG is to influence policy decisions, formulation, and implementation of land related policies and legal framework using the ILC’s 10 commitments to people-centered land governance as their compass, and the Voluntary Guidelines for Land Tenure (VGGTs) as a key benchmark.