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Nepal is a country rich in geographical, ethnic and social diversity. The majority of its population is Hindu, and the country is managed by a stratified and hierarchical structure that controls access to land and natural resources.

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Covid-19 pandemic exposes housing, food, water and sanitation problems in Nepal

Covid-19 pandemic exposes housing, food, water and sanitation problems in Nepal

7 May 2020

The government authorities seem content that people are obeying the lockdown regulations which keep on changing at the local level. The authorities believe that there is a positive correlation between the lockdown on the streets and public safety from the spread of the virus: the stricter the…

Nepal’s Belaka Municipality uses STDM to identify vulnerable families during COVID-19 pandemic

Nepal’s Belaka Municipality uses STDM to identify vulnerable families during COVID-19 pandemic

7 May 2020

GLTN’s Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) has acquired a surprising application in the identification of vulnerable households. A case in point is in Nepal where the GLTN in collaboration with UN-Habitat Nepal Country Office, and its local partner Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC) have been…

Drafting community bylaws for community-driven conservation and legal empowerment

26 November 2018

In partnership with innovative local land rights organisations, Namati supports communities to protect, document, and defend their customary and indigenous land rights. For billions of rural people,the land is their greatest asset: the source of food and water, the site of their livelihoods, and…

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Collective forest tenure reforms: Where do we go from here?

The recent World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, held this past March in Washington D.C., provided a unique opportunity to reflect on collective land tenure reforms not only from a research point of view, but also from that of governments.

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9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9)

Source: IIED   The International Institute for Environment and Development is pleased to announce the dates for the 9th annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9), which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 23-30 April, 2015. The theme of the conference is 'Measuring and…