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Under Nepal’s new federal governance structure, local government bodies are at various stages of developing their five- year periodic plans. The plans will encompass various sectors including natural resources, health, education, agriculture, and infrastructure, among others. Natural resources are integral to the livelihoods of rural communities in Nepal. Both men and women are engaged in the use of these resources, yet their management is largely dominated by men.
Kailash Sacred Landscape
GB Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development, Almora, Uttarakhand, India
01 December 2019 to
05 December 2019
In collaboration with the Himalayan Grassroots Women’s Association for Natural Resource Management (HIMAWANTI) Nepal, the Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) is conducting a training for the local government of Byas Rural Municipality to prepare GESI-responsive natural resource management (NRM) action plans.
• Gain an understanding of the status of natural resources and their management in Byas Rural Municipality
• Sensitize participants on gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) and the important of GESI in natural resource management, and
• Prepare a five-year GESI-responsive NRM action plan for Byas Rural Municipality