2015- 2020

  • Mass mobilization for land rights in the Constitution
  • Involves for national land policy formulation process
  • Involves in earthquake relief, recovery and reconstruction
  • Land Policy 2019, Land Use Act, 2019, Land Act (8th amendment), 2019
  • Engagement with three tiers of government for implementation of land laws
  • Establish as a resource organization of land and agrarian rights and government recognizes as an expert organization
  • Land Rights, Livelihood strengthening programme at local government
  • MoU with local government, federal government and UN-agencies to solve the problems of landless and informal settlers
  • Involve in action research on land and agrarian rights
  • Government forms High Level Land Commission to return back Encroached Guthi and Pubic Land and Executive Director of CSRC appointed as a member of commission

2009- 2014

  • Second Strategic Plan
  • Hosted a Global Land Conference in Kathmandu, jointly with ILC
  • National Women’s Movement for Land organizing 1000 women from 50 districts in Kathmandu
  • JLO Policy through Budget Policy of 2011/12
  • Community Led Land Rights Practices

2004- 2008

  • Partnership with DANIDA HUGOU
  • Expansion of working areas in 13 districts (7 supported by DANIDA HUGOU and 6 by AAN)
  • Establishment of NLRF through first National Conference
  • First National Conference on Women Rights on Land
  • Formation of National Land Rights Concern Group
  • Baseline study of 25000 households of Chure area and Chure Mahotsav in a partnership with Care Nepal
  • Agreement between MoLRM and NLRF
  • Mass mobilization in the districts through LRFs for different issues pertaining to land
  • Own office building in Kathmandu
  • Membership at International Land Coalition (ILC)
  • NLRF Chairperson as a chairperson of High-Level Land Commission
  • CSRC reached in 40 districts

2001- 2003

  • Focus shift entirely to Land Movement
  • Expansion of working area throughout Sindhupalchok
  • Increased collaborations with other likeminded organizations
  • Establishment of office in Kathmandu
  • Publication of Land Bulletin
  • Baseline study on land issues in 11 VDCs of 11 different districts in collaboration with Enabling State Program (ESP)
  • Started working in Dhanusha, Mahottari and Saptari

1993- 2000

  • Started to work in Kiul and Helambu VDCs of Sindhupalchok in a partnership with ActionAid Nepal
  • Integrated Approach to Development
  • Initiation of tenancy land campaign
  • Reflect approach for empowerment
  • 1700 farmers in a rally to create pressure at district level in Sindhupalchok


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)


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