Climate change network nepal

Members of Climate Change Network Nepal

Action Aid Nepal

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together. Founded in the United Kingdom in 1972 and registered as a global entity in The Hague, the Netherlands in September 2003, the ActionAid International Secretariat is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

ActionAid belief Climate change is now one of the greatest obstacles to ending poverty and realizing rights. It urgently requires international action to mitigate its causes and to enable the poorest countries to adapt to its effects. ActionAid is calling for a comprehensive, multilateral response to climate change.

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CARE Nepal

CARE Nepal , like any other International Non Government Organization (INGO) in Nepal, operates through a basic agreement with Social Welfare Council, Government of Nepal that allows it to implement various community development projects and programs in the country. These projects and programs are guided by the government’s priorities, CARE's global programming principles and the need of the local communities. The organization works closely with various ministries and departments such as Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Ministry of Health and Population, Ministry of Local Development, Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation just to name the few. CARE Nepal is also an active member of the Association of International NGOs (AIN)..

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Clean Energy Nepal

Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) is a non-profit organization conducting research based public education and advocacy campaigns to promote sustainable energy use, climate change, air pollution and environmental conservation. Rapid increase in the use of fossil fuels is having a detrimental impact on environment as well as the public health of the people of Nepal. CEN is committed to reverse this trend by launching campaigns designed to change opinions and behavior, and induce government and citizens to act in favor of clean energy and environment.

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DFID is the UK's department for international development and has a long history in Nepal. It has a large programme - major components include funding education, health and roads. It is currently looking at how to support climate change in Nepal, and is looking to work with government, donors and civil society to develop a common framework for action on climate change. This framework could then provide the basis for longer term, more predictable and harmonised support to developing capacity and knowledge. DFID's support to key sectors will also look at the implications of climate change and support appropriate action, such as through its forestry and livelihoods programme

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ENPHO is a service-oriented national Non Governmental Organization, established in 1990 that envisages contributing in sustainable community development by combining research and actions through the integrated programs in the environment and public health areas.

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ECO Nepal

ECO-Nepal (Environmental and Child Concern Organization-Nepal) is a non-profit national NGO working in the field of environment, climate change adaptation and disaster management. It is one of the oldest NGO working in the field of environment conservation, disaster risk management in the country and has been specialized in raising the mass awareness through collective media – print, radio and television in order to outreach wide range of people from grass-root to national level across the country.

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Established in 2000 ForestAction is a well recognized policy think tank and action research organization in the field of natural resource management and livelihoods. ForestAction blends professional knowledge with citizen power to build the pressure for the change. It links research with civil society activism to influence policy and practices. It has a pro-poor focus on its research, development action and policy influence.

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The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is an international independent mountain learning and knowledge centre committed to improving the sustainable livelihoods of mountain peoples in the extended Himalayan region. ICIMOD serves eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan area - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan - and the global mountain community.

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IUCN Nepal

IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, brings together states, government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership: over 1000 members across some 181 countries. IUCN builds on the strengths of its members, networks and partners to enhance their capacity and to support global alliances to safeguard natural resources at local, regional and global levels. As a union, IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. IUCN has been promoting and implementing sustainable development and conservation efforts in Nepal since the 1960's. IUCN Nepal develops partnerships with various government line agencies as well as non-governmental organizations to carry forward its activities to conserve Nepal's biodiversity for improved and secure livelihoods.

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The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is advancing its activities around the pillars of a field-oriented approach, human security, and enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, and speed.

JICA activities are being reorganized around the three principles of
• Field-oriented approach;
• Human security; and
• Effectiveness, efficiency, and speed.

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Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development

Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established in 1995 in Nepal. It is committed to capitalize on local initiatives for sustainable management of renewable natural resources and to improve the livelihoods of resource poor and marginalized people. LI-BIRD recognizes that adaptation to climate change will be required by all countries. The Adaptation focus area provides the basis for enabling developing countries affected adversely by climate change to access the resources they need to respond to these impacts.

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National Trust for Nature Conservation

The NTNC was established in 1982 by a Legislative Act as an autonomous, not-for-profit and non-governmental organization, mandated to work in the field of nature conservation in Nepal.

As a new initiative, NTNC has established an Energy and Climate Change unit to address the emerging issues of climate change and renewable energy technologies.

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Oxfam GB Nepal

Oxfam International, is a confederation of 14 like-minded organizations working together and with partners and allies around the world to bring about lasting change.We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them.

In Nepal, Oxfam's focus is on gender and minority rights, public health, livelihoods and disaster preparedness. 

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Practical Action Nepal

 Practical Action was founded in 1966, as ITDG (the Intermediate Technology Development Group), by the radical economist Dr EF Schumacher to prove that his philosophy of 'Small is Beautiful' could bring real and sustainable improvements to people's lives.

Practical Action has a unique approach to development - we don't start with technology, but with people. The tools may be simple or sophisticated - but to provide long-term, appropriate and practical answers, they must be firmly in the hands of local people: people who shape technology and control it for themselves.

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UNDP Nepal

The UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It is on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and its wide range of partners.

UNDP first established its office in Nepal in 1963 to support the Nepalese in their struggle against poverty. Since 1963, UNDP has worked at building linkages that address effective design and implementation of 'poverty alleviation' programmes in Nepal.

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The Mountain Institute

The Mountain Institute , Mankind depends on mountains, and now, more than ever, mountains depend on us for their protection and care. We know that climate change is real and has the potential to create dramatic changes in the natural order of life on our planet. Mountain ecosystems are some of the first in the world to experience these changes. We also know that globalization is causing major economic shifts and increasing poverty in the remote areas in which we work. It is hard not to sound alarmist when one is, in fact, alarmed, but at The Mountain Institute we are transforming this concern into action by intensifying our responses through our multi-disciplinary and multi-dimensional programs.

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United Mission To Nepal

Established in 1954, UMN is a cooperative effort between the people of Nepal and a large number of Christian organisations from nearly 20 countries on 4 continents. Multicultural teams of Nepali nationals and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organisations in less developed areas of the country, building partnerships that lead to healthy, strong and empowered individuals, families, and communities

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Winrock International Nepal

 Winrock International has a long history of contributing to Nepal's development and, through its predecessors (Agricultural Development Council, Winrock International Livestock Research and Training Centre and International Agricultural Development Services), has been working to increase economic opportunity and sustain resources while protecting the environment of Nepal for almost 30 years.

Winrock Nepal conducts activities under 5 multidimensional programs: Agriculture; Clean Energy; Farmer to Farmer; Forestry & Natural Resource Management and Leadership Development.

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WWF Nepal

WWF is the largest and most experienced independent global conservation organization with almost five million supporters and a network active in more than 90 countries and the International Secretariat at Gland, Switzerland.

Nepal has been a pivotal country for WWF since 1967 when it launched a rhino conservation program in Chitwan. In 1993, WWF Nepal was established in Nepal. WWF Nepal focuses on four Global Issues: Forest, Species, Climate Change and Energy and Freshwater.

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