This project has identified, piloted and scaled number of models which will help reduce vulnerabilities and increase adaptive capacities in relation to climate change. This document consolidates the climate resilient scalable models on land and agriculture. These models will provide visible benefits so that small scale marginalized and women farmers adopt them with minimal external inputs, and also help promote them with local governments for subsequent implementation. The piloted and scaled up models aims to decrease vulnerabilities, build resilient and profitable livelihoods, reduce disaster risks; and address the underlying causes of vulnerability.
When she reached the border of Bhagwanpur, she reveals that her family had to endure a lot of insults and abuse from the police. Officials of Thadi Police Post handed over their family to the quarantine center at Shri Balasundari University, Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality – ward no 1. While they were in the quarantine, there were 78 other people with them. Among all of them, only 4 were women. The municipality provided tea in the morning followed by lunch and dinner. However, there was a lack of cleanliness in and around the living room. Download to read more.
He stayed for 21 days in the quarantine center at Bala Sundari University located in Bhagwanpur Gaonpalika Ward No. 1. It was an uncomfortable stay at the quarantine center. 9 to 12 people have to sleep in one room. He shared how there was a lack of sanitation, soap and beds. The toilets were unclean and on top of it all not being able to meet and talk with his family made his days painfully long and inconvenient.
He shares that women had it worse at the quarantine centers. In particular, there was a lack of security for women, separate toilets; and lack of soap and water. There was no proper place for them to wash their clothes. Download to read full story.
Chitra Rekha Devi is a resident of Siraha’s Kalyanpur tole, Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality ward no.1. Her large joint family consists of 15 members including her two sons, husband, mother-in-law, brother-in-law and sister-in-law. As the only literate person in the family, Chitra works as a small wage earner. Her family’s financial situation is poor. Other than wage labor, her family doesn’t have any other source of income.
Her husband has been living in India for 10 years. Chitra Rekha, herself, and her children have been working in Haryana, India for five years. Download to read full story.
Nepal receives a significant amount in the name of adaptation finance, however, there are discrepancies in tracking how these funds are being planned and utilized by all involved parties and as per the objectives of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In light of this, CARE Nepal has recently accomplished a study on Climate Adaptation Finance Tracking. This report presents part of the outcome of an international pilot project on tracking climate adaptation finance which was simultaneously conducted covering six developing countries –Nepal, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Download to read more.
Life is not an easy journey for all, and many mostly only struggle. Kamala Devi Bohora from Waiyabehedi, Dhangadi Sub-metropolitan city-2 is one of those hard-working women who has been struggling throughout to earn a livelihood and secure a good future for the family mostly her children. Currently, she has been staying in a quarantine center in Nawadurga Secondary School in Dhangadi. With a family of seven, including her husband, two sons, and three daughters, she has struggled with her husband to secure a good future for her family.
SAMARTHYA Project: Promoting Inclusive Governance and Resilience for the Right to Food has identified, piloted and scaled number of models which will help reduce vulnerabilities and increase adaptive capacities in relation to climate change. This document consolidates the climate resilient scalable models on land and agriculture. These models will provide visible benefits so that small scale, marginalized; and women farmers adopt them with minimal external inputs, and also help promote them with local governments for subsequent implementation. Download the document to read more.
The purpose of this brief is to share the lessons of Hariyo Ban Program on DIA-RP to wider stakeholders at different levels so that the Poor, Vulnerable and Socially Excluded (PVSEs) who are most affected by climate change and disasters in addition to their socio-economic vulnerabilities, get due priority and appropriate support in policies and actions. Additionally, while the need to prioritize support for target groups2 is generally well accepted, DIA-RP provides the method and options to effectively reach target groups. Download the document to read more.
The project aims to support people’s organisations contributing to strengthening capacity and spaces of poor and marginalized women and men mainly landless and small holder farmers to build economically empowered and resilient communities. Download the brochure to find more about this project.
Bhunu Tamang, (name changed) 20, lives with her parents along with her two brothers in Godawari-10 Municipality. Due to her family’s poor economic conditions, Bhunu had to discontinue her studies after the 5th grade and work since the age of 13 in a factory. Once a week, she had to work a double shift in the factory which included a night shift. During these night shifts, the women were subjected to abuse by the manager and other male workers in the factory.