AFFIRM Karnali - Alliance For Fostering Inclusive and Resilient development of Marginalised communities in Karnali | Mission East

AFFIRM Karnali - Alliance For Fostering Inclusive and Resilient development of Marginalised communities in Karnali


Project Status: 
Complete

Project Aims:

The overall project aim is to sustain climate risk resilient and gender sensitive community development in Karnali zone of Nepal.

Specific objectives are set in three areas: 
Advocacy: -  Marginalised people, Community-based Women's groups and NGO alliance on DRR and CCA are capacitated to advocate for climate adaptive and risk sensitive development at local and district level and can influence government for gender-sensitive and inclusive adaptive action.
Thematic competency:-  Karnali CSOs, District Government institutions including DECC Coordination Committee and VECC Coordination Committee have improved expertise and capacity to mainstream gender-sensitive DRR and CCA into local development process.
Organizational capacity:-  a risk and climate data monitoring, processing and analytic system is institutionalized within KIRDARC knowledge management process to make KIRDARC a lead resources organization for CSO in Karnali on CCA and DRR, and resilient development in high mountainous context.

Project Background:

The Karnali zone is one of the poorest regions of Nepal, and the majority of people depend on rain-fed agriculture and livestock for their subsistence. Supporting the population to adapt to a changing climate and to integrate approaches to livelihoods which include Disaster Risk Reduction and inclusion of marginalised social groups is important for resilient development.

Donor:

Danish Missionary Council Development Organisation

Project Code:

NEP-DMCDD-004

Location:

Humla, Mugu and Kalikot