Travelling Seminar: Action for Strengthening Elected Women’s Leadership in Local Government for Scaling-Up Climate Smart Village Approach in Nepal

Year: 2018
Authors: Lakpa Sherpa, Balaram Thapa
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As part of Gender, Agriculture and Climate Change (GACC) project activity, a travelling seminar was organized jointly by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) and a local NGO partner- Community Development and Advocacy Forum Nepal (CDAFN) - in Mahottari and Dhanusa district, Nepal in 9 June 2018. The GACC project is funded by CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Borlaug Institute for South Asia. The main goal of the project is to enhance awareness, knowledge and capacity of newly elected leaders, especially women leaders, on gender, agriculture and climate change, so that they are better informed and able to actively advocate for climate and gender sensitive agriculture policies, programmes and plans in their constituencies.