Policy Advocacy for Forest Workers’ Rights in Forest Sector Strategy

Name of the Project:

Policy Advocacy for Forest Workers’ Rights in Forest Sector Strategy

Project Starting Date:

1 May, 2014

Project Completing Date:

28 November, 2014

Project Area

Kathmandu

Funded By

WWF Nepal

Activities Performed:

Regular meeting with alliance – 7

 Workshop organized – 4

Meeting and interaction organized with CA members, politician and forest officials – 3

Meeting with trade union leaders – 4

Outcomes of the Project

Forest policy brief prepared and submitted to strategy drafting team and strategy formulation committee of forest sector. 

5 interaction meeting was done to identify the issues of forest workers that should be addressed though policy. 

Interaction among high level personnel of MoFSC was done.

A day long workshop on issues of forest workers was presented and made an enforced to the policy drafting committee

Field Hearing Project

Name of the Project:

Field Hearing project

Project Starting Date:

1st January, 2014

Project Completing Date:

30th December, 2014

Project Area

Kathmandu and Chepang community in Gorkha

Household Covered

210 HHs

Funded By

Equity for Sustainability (EfS)

Activities Performed:

Filed hearing program- 10

Research and documentation

Meeting with stakeholders

Outcomes of the Project

Captured the voice of voiceless from remote communities and forwarded the UN Millennium goal documents,

Identified the issues of advocacy for equitable resource distribution and utilization.

Policy feedback provided to government for the effective program for those deprived people

Policy Advocacy for Forest Workers’ Rights in Forest Sector Strategy

Name of the Project:

Policy Advocacy for Forest Workers’ Rights in Forest Sector Strategy

Project Starting Date:

15 August , 2013

Project Completing Date:

16 December, 2013

Project Area

Kathmandu

Funded By

WWF Nepal

Activities Performed:

Type and detailed narrative description of project:

To prepare list of policy issues to have the issues of forest workers included in the ten years long term strategy being prepared by the government of Nepal.

To draw attention, on the basis of formulated policy issues through mutual discussion about the rights and welfare of the forest workers with the high level personnel of Nepal government, MoFSC and various departments

To validate and finalize forest workers’ policy issues through the workshop participated by national level stakeholders and to submit it to the strategy drafting team and strategy formulation committee of forest sector. 

Nature of service provided:

Regular meeting with alliance – 7

 Workshop organized – 4

Meeting and interaction organized with CA members, politician and forest officials – 3

Meeting with trade union leaders – 4

Outcomes of the Project

Forest policy brief prepared and submitted to strategy drafting team and strategy formulation committee of forest sector. 

5 interaction meeting was done to identify the issues of forest workers that should be addressed though policy. 

Interaction among high level personnel of MoFSC was done.

A day long workshop on issues of forest workers was

presented and made an enforced to the policy drafting committee

Media Mobilization Program for improving the governance of Sustainable Forest Management in Terai District of Nepal

National Forum for Advocacy Nepal (NAFAN) on collaboration with Association of Collaborative forest Users Union (ACOFUN) is implementing improving the governance system of collaborative Forest in Terai. Under this project, NAFAN has mobilized the media for improving the governance of sustainable forest management in Terai region of Nepal. The major aim of the project is to disseminate the knowledge and process of Improvement of Governance in sustainable forest management through the utilization of various media agents.

Material production study and Printing (Case study, policy brief) for improving the governance of sustainable forest management in Terai district of Nepal

National Forum for Advocacy Nepal (NAFAN) on collaboration with Association of Collaborative forest Users Union (ACOFUN) is working in the field of improving the governance of sustainable forest management in Terai region of Nepal. Under this project has support to study, material production and dissemination of various case stories, policy brief etc. for improving the governance in sustainable Forest Management in Terai region of Nepal.