“To enable people to pursue sustainable livelihoods and improve basic well-being.”
1. To support rural poor households to diversify their income portfolios Sustained Economic Wellbeing and Resilience, Just and peaceful relationships, Improved basic wellbeing of people and human dignity, Improved livelihoods, farming sustainability
- Improved household food security (two and half months) of small holder farmers
- Improved household nutritional and food security and incomes (Annual income NPRs. 25000/person-small holder farmers, cooperative members and child/youths).
- Crop yield increased by 20-45 percent depending on different crops,
- Marketing infrastructures developed
- Women are economically empowered
- Community people involved in agro-eco tourism and home stay are able to earn sustainable income at HHs level or sustainable rural employment opportunity created at local level
- Small holder farmers are able to adopt suitable Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), Hi-Tech and improved farming at HHs level and able to disseminate technology to surrounding communities.
- Strengthened cooperatives are able to provide micro-finance service delivery
- Skill and knowledge on enterprise/business sector developed where entrepreneurs are able to run their own off and on farm enterprise/business.
- Good governance and democracy in the cooperatives.
- Women lead in the cooperatives and have greater strategic role in the villages.
- Food safety due to avoidance of pesticide contamination.
2. To empower community people and organization to reduce external risk and make community resilient. Community people pursuing various livelihoods and community organizations are able to reduce external risks and move towards greater resilience.
Community is more resilient
- Impact of climate change hazards reduced
- Community people are able to analyze the hazards, risks and vulnerability situation at local level and able to make plan of disaster risk mitigation measures and implementation at community level themselves.
- Community people and local organizations( IPM network, youth/child clubs and cooperatives ) are able to increase their knowledge and skill to manage DRR measures
3. To address social concerns through Organized networks/child club, youth, small holder farmers, community members of cooperative and prompt for social advocacy actions and social advocacy
Just and peaceful relationships, Influence and Independence (IHD)
- People claim their rights and able to obtain subsidy/supports from government and service providers.
- Developed and strengthen strong people’s their own local organization/institutionalization (IPM network, coop network, child/youth network) at local level
- Organized child clubs are able to create awareness on the issues and environment concerns
- Youth are able to pursue suitable path for growth.
- People (small holder farmers, cooperative members, child/youths) claim their development rights and are able to voice on issue/ concerns.
- Improved child protection services and more safe environment
- Social security of women and children/Youth/cooperative members improved and greater inclusion of discriminated groups and castes.
- Increased women's voices in decision making Health awareness (women reproductive) raised through cooperative supporting women to have good health and be healthy.