AADHAR- Everyone has the Right to a Worthy Life

Marginalized and ethnic communities in the Barbardiya Municipality of Bardiya District are vulnerable to climate-induced risks such as floods and winter droughts. The project areas are bordered by rivers, experience recurrent flooding, reducing crop and livestock production and productivity and threatening livelihoods of the poor and marginalized. The farming households lacks the technical capacity and resources required to implement climate-resilient agriculture and food production techniques. Similarly, they possess limited ability to coordinate, and negotiate with local governments and private sector stakeholders to gain access to resources and services for livelihoods and health.

The AADHAR project aims to help poor and vulnerable children, adolescents, and women to become resilient towards natural disasters, man-made catastrophes, and pandemics so that they live a peaceful and worthy life through access to services, improved living conditions, income opportunities and fulfilment of their human rights. The project is expected to work with 15 smallholder farmer groups through market based strategic interventions including strengthening smallholder farmer’s groups/cooperatives, improving production and productivity, start up support for commercialization and market linkages.

The target group of the project are children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating mothers, smallholder farmers, and value chain actors. The project envision the HHs to have enhanced livelihoods through improved income and entrepreneurship, improved nutrition uptake and access to better health and sanitation at the end of the project.

Project Details




Lumbini Province

Working district



Barbardiya Municipality


June 2023 - February 2024

Funded by

Dan Church Aid (DCA)

Household coverage

407 Households

Contact Person

Pratik Adhikari
E-mail: pratik.adhikari@libird.org

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