Project partners

Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB) - implementing partner for Nepal
ANSAB is a civil society organization working for biodiversity conservation and the improvement of livelihoods across South Asia. It places community empowerment and economic incentives at the heart of its approach. ANSAB implements a variety of innovative solutions, such as the creation of enterprises based on the sustainable use of natural resources, especially Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs), and the establishment of payment-schemes for ecosystem services. It has pioneered FSC certification in Nepal and introduced the concept of sub-groups to ensure that very poor and marginalized people benefit from the natural resources of their communities.

Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN)
FECOFUN is a formal network of Forest User Groups from all over Nepal. It works to develop livelihoods and generate opportunities for poverty reduction through sustainable forest management and use of natural resources, using a collaborative approach.

For more information on pilot sites in Nepal - click here