Renewable Energy Access for Livelihoods in fragile buffer Zones (REALiZe)



Renewable Energy Access for Livelihoods in fragile buffer Zones (REALiZe) is an integrated project to address Livelihood, Water Management, Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Financial Mechanism, Value Chain of NTFP and Livestock and Employment Creation through use of renewable energy in Northern bufferzone of Banke and Bardia National park. The project covers Bheri Ganga Municipality of Surkhet district and Kalimati Rural municipality of Salyan. The Project has targeted to reach 8378 beneficiaries which will include members of CFUG, Buffer Zone NTFP dwellers, Cooperative members, Single Women and marginal households. The project covers 1) Governance and education 2) Clean Energy for Water 3) Sustainable Forest Utilization and 4) Value Chain Development as major outputs.

Project Details
Countries: Nepal
Working districts: Surkhet, Salyan
Project Duration: 2020 - 2023
Partners: Dalit Development Society (DDs), Sundar Nepal Sanstha(BNA)
Funded by: Jersey Overseas Aid (JOA), Renewable World
Contact Person: Sandesh Paneru