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Covid-19 Crisis as an Opportunity for People Centered Land Reform in Nepal

Covid-19 Crisis as an Opportunity for People Centered Land Reform in Nepal

COVID-19 continues to intensify its attack on every sector. This pandemic has triggered a discussion worldwide about the agriculture and food security among others; but early debates lack discussion on what kind of land reform should we look for to achieve agriculture development and food security in Nepal after Covid-19? […]

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Kitchen Garden for Fresh Vegetables

Kitchen Garden for Fresh Vegetables

Nationwide lock-down due to COVID -19 has locked so many people in their houses to keep themselves safe from the risk of COVID -19. However, “Stay-Home, Stay-Safe” left everyone wondering how they can get food on their table if the lock-down period continues? Farmers are working in their field and […]

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Joint Land Ownership Brings Happiness in Families

Joint Land Ownership Brings Happiness in Families

Maya Devi Lama, 33, of Melamchi municipality ward no-06 of Sindhupalchok district got marriage with Dendu Lama of same place in 16 years ago. Like other women she had also the responsibilities of cultivating farms. However, the land which she used to culitivate was not registerd in her name. She […]

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Press-Release Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC) 12th Annual Social Audit

Press-Release Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC) 12th Annual Social Audit

Community Self-Reliance Centre (CSRC) organized its 12th Annual Social audit in Lainchaur, Kathmandu on 16th September 2019. The annual financial transaction and progress of CSRC was showcased in the social audit. The programme was inaugurated by Hon. Minister of Land Management, Co-operative and Poverty Alleviation Ms. Padma Kumari Aryal in […]

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Advocacy Strategy Development Workshop for the Harwa-Charwa Movement of Emancipation

Advocacy Strategy Development Workshop for the Harwa-Charwa Movement of Emancipation

Harwa-Charwa is an extreme form of bonded labour. Although, the Constitution of Nepal, 2015 has officially abolished bonded labour system in the country, Harwa-Charwa still prevails as a pure form of bondage labour in many eastern terai districts of Nepal. The acute poverty has led these communities towards a never […]

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Nepal Government adopts a National Land Policy, first time in Nepal

Nepal Government adopts a National Land Policy, first time in Nepal

The Council of Ministers approved the National Land Policy on 21 March 2019. The policy formulation process had commenced in 2012 under the leadership of the then Ministry of Land Reform and management. It has the provisions of ensuring proper access and management of land and land resources for the […]

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Announcement

Regional Environmental Policy Dialogue

Securing land rights of women and indigenous peoples in the face of climate change in South Asia

 4- 6 April 2023 | Park Village Resort, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Nepal

The National Land Coalition (NLC) Nepal, is holding a Regional Environmental Policy Dialogue on 'Securing IPLCs and women's land rights for increasing communities' adaptative capacity facing climate change in South Asia' from 4-6 April 2023 in Kathmandu, Nepal. This forum is co-organized with the Community-self Reliance Centre (CSRC), International Land Coalition (ILC) Asia and the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MoLMCPA), Government of Nepal and supported by the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) Asia.

The event provides an interactive forum for sharing, , discussion and reflection on recent policy development and future challenges to people centered land governance in support of inclusive and equitable climate change adaptation, mitigation, and local agency in South Asia, namely – Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

The event is open to participants from all over the world who are interested in understanding land and environmental issues in South Asia and developing professional ties for opportunities to contribute to this domain. The conference provides a platform for professionals involved in land rights, gender transformative approaches, human rights-based instruments and land governance to exchange knowledge and gain insight into the state of the art in the current land-related policies, innovation, and solutions. Participants include a wide variety of stakeholders from civil society organizations (CSOs), social movements, development partners, and academia as well as government agencies.

Important Dates:

Preconference Events15 and 21 March 2023
Pre-event – I: Social inclusion & gender justice among south Asia’s people’s organisations led National Land Coalitions (NLCs)15 March 2023
Pre-event – II: Challenges and opportunities to operationalise commitments made under the Rio+ Conventions in South Asia21 March 2023
Arrival in Nepal3 April 2023
Main Conference4-6 April 2023
Departure6 April 2023

For more information, please visit https://www.lgwg.org / https://www.csrcnepal.org / https://asia.landcoalition.org/en/engage-ilc-asia/events-opportunities/regional-policy-dialogue-securing-womens-land-rights-in-south-asia/ and/or contact  nes_nepal@landcoalition.info

Focal person: Dharm Raj Joshi, National Coordinator, NLC Nepal

Contact Address:

National Land Coalition (NLC) Nepal C/O

Community Self-reliance Centre (CSRC)

https://www.csrcnepal.org

Tokha-7, Dhapasi | Indrapuri Awas-361, Kathmandu

Tel: (+977 1) 4 357 005/ 4 360 486  | Mobile/WA: +977 9849 206101 Email: dharmraj.joshi@gmail.com  / nes_nepa@landcoalition.info / landrights@csrcnepal.org