Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood Programme

Cauliflowers grown in Makwanpur after nursery management training. Photo by: Prerana Marasini/Oxfam

Cauliflowers grown in Makwanpur after nursery management training. Photo by: Prerana Marasini/Oxfam

The programme also supports women-led rural and urban enterprises become viable micro and small-scale enterprises.

This programme aims to improve food security and livelihood of poor, vulnerable, socially excluded and disaster-affected men and women residing in rural and urban areas. The programme supports smallholder farmers and women farmers to increase agricultural productions and productivity by organizing them into groups and cooperatives, enhancing their technical
capacity, providing agri-inputs and technologies and establishing linkages with different governmental, nongovernmental agencies and private sectors.

The programme also supports women-led rural and urban enterprises become viable micro and small-scale enterprises. The programme works with different stakeholders at different level such as with local and national NGOs, Civil Society Organization (CSO), networks, alliances, local and central government, market actors and financial institutions to capacitate and empower its target
group to make them able to secure productive assets and to gain control over natural resources such as land and water, increase their market access, reduce vulnerability and make vulnerable communities resilient to changes.

Current Projects

  • Sustainable Livelihood Support for Earthquake-Affected Families in Nepal
  • Makwanpur Livelihood Recovery Project
  • Enterprise Development Project
  • Safer Transfer and Productive Use of Statement
  • Livelihood and Empowerment Project (LEP)

Projects in the past

Partners

  • Pavitra Janakalyan Agriculture Cooperative (PAVITRA)
  • Forest Resource Studies and Action Team (Forest Action)
  • Dadeldhura Farmers’ Cooperative Society (DAFACoS)
  • Janachetana Sarokar Manch 
  • Kalika Self Reliance Centre (KSCC)
  • Rural Development Society (RUDES)
  • Sankalpa Youth Club (SYC)
  • Sahamati
  • Women Skill Creation Centre (WOSCC)
  • Fair Trade Group Nepal (FTGN)