National Forestry Programme

Project completed

The Goal is to contribute for ‘improved livelihoods and resilience of poor men, women and children in Nepal’. The Purpose is ‘maximise the contribution of Nepal’s forestry sector to inclusive economic growth, poverty reduction and tackling climate change‘. Coverage will increase from 4 districts (current Swiss coverage) to 61 districts (out of 75 nationally) with full-fledged focused activities in 35 over the next 10 years. Focus is to expand poverty reduction and environmental outcomes of community forestry nationally through wider reach and deeper engagement at different levels.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Climate change and environment
Employment & economic development
Forestry policy
Biosphere protection
SME development
16.07.2011 - 31.12.2019
CHF 14'315'000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
  • SDC Field Office

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   14'315'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   12'814'425
Project phases

Phase 1 16.07.2011 - 31.12.2019   (Completed)