FOREST AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

Our Project

NGOs/CSOs, Private Sectors and Government Consultation to Understand Potential Glacial Lake Outburst Floods Risks for Safeguarding Lives and Livelihoods

Country

Nepal

Duration of Assignment (Years)

December 2017- February 2018

Name for Donor/Funding Partner

UNDP/ GCF Readiness Fund

Location 

Selected districts of Koshi, Gandaki, and Karnali River Basins

Consortium Partners

N/A

Narative Description of Project

This project aims to conduct consultations with NGOs/CSOs, local government, private sectors and their organizations/networks in high mountain areas and whose work is already or expected to be (positively and/or negatively) affected by the glacial lakes, glacial lake outbursts, flooding, and other climate induced disasters to understand current impacts, implementation of prospective adaptive interventions and its sustainability.
✤ Identify and prioritize the key issues and concerns of local government, NGOs/CSOs, private sectors and their organizations/networks about GLOF and of possible
activities/interventions.
✤ Identify the underlined impacts of climate change in various sectors including water resources, agriculture, forest and bio-diversity and overall livelihood of the communities;
✤ Identify the key interventions likely to be introduced at communities or locations;
✤ Identify the proposed areas of capacity development for the government at all levels, NGOs/CSOs, private sectors and their organizations/networks for project implementation; and
✤ Identify the sustainability of the interventions after the phase out of the project/ program funding.

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