Dedicated Grant Mechansim for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Nepal (WB-P171720)

  • Nepal
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 4.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 6, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jan 18, 2020

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Project Description

According to the bank document, "The project development objective (PDO) is to improve the capacity of Nepal's indigenous peoples and local community groups for sustainable management of forests and increasing the income of forest-dependent communities in selected forest landscapes."

"Key Results:

  • Forest land managed in accordance with site-specific sustainable forest management plans (ha);
  • Share of targeted forest-dependent people with rating ‘Satisfied’ or above on project interventions (livelihoods, forest management, other) Policies and regulations in place at federal, state and municipal levels supporting SFM (#)
  • Share of targeted forest-dependent people with increased income from SFM (%, disaggregated by gender)
  • Share of targeted forest-dependent people with rating ‘Satisfied’ or above on project interventions (%) (disaggregated by sex) (focus: access to forests and forest management, livelihoods aspects) (citizen and gender indicator)"
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Co-financing: Strategic Climate Fund Grant US$ 4.5 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Andrea Kutter, Sr Natural Resources Mgmt. Spe
Kennan W. Rapp, Senior Social Development Spec

National Excecuting Agency
Pasang Dolma Sherpa, President

Implementing Agencies
National Executing Agency
Pasang Dolma Sherpa, Executive Director


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