In a collaborative research initiative of the MoALD (Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development), titled "Civil Society collaboration in measuring impact of adaptation investments: the case of agriculture in Nepal," it features policy recommendations to support work for effective climate spending for meeting the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
(MoALD) has initiated evaluating key climate-relevant programs in collaboration with National Disaster Risk Reduction Center (NDRC). It was MoALD's first collaborative research with a local civil society organization (CSO) to examine the impacts of selected programs in helping the vulnerable farmers with particular focus on poverty and gender (MoALMC, 20181 ).
The research was conducted in two districts: Myagdi in the mid-hills and Bardiya, in the Tarai plains.
The research cites the climate vulnerability of Nepal's agriculture, case study of local agriculture, regional examples as well as MoALD's climate-relevant activities and summary of recommendations. Read the Entire Article
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