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  • FPIC process for Upper Trishuli-1 conducted FPIC process for Upper Trishuli-1 conducted

    KATHMANDU, Jan 1, 2019: Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) in collaboration with International Finance Corporation (IFC), Nepal Water & Energy Company (NWEDC) and local government of the affected villages facilitated Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) process in the affected areas of Upper Trishuli-1 (UT-1) Hydropower project of Nepal. The process was undertaken throughout […]

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  • IPs recommendations on GCF, Gender Strategy IPs recommendations on GCF, Gender Strategy

    KATHMANDU, Dec 1 – Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN)’s Climate Change Partnership Program organized a three-day event titled ‘National Training Workshop on REDD+, GCF, Indigenous Peoples’ Issues and Rights’ on August 14-16, in Pokhara. Highlighting the objectives of the event, the Program’s National Coordinator Tunga Bhadra Rai said the program was held ‘to make […]

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  • IP reps trained on Akvo Flow app use

    KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationality (NEFIN) Climate Change Partnership Program conducted a two-day training program on data collection using Akvo Flow mobile application, in Kanchanpur on April 29-30, 2017. Used on smartphones, Akvo Flow software is effective in gathering geo-referenced data that can be used readily.

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  • NEFIN set to launch climate change adaptation project

    KATHMANDU, Feb 20, 2017: Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) is set to launch a climate change adaptation project for building capacity of the indigenous peoples in Dang and Kanchanpur districts.  An agreement has been signed to this effect with Program for Aquatic Natural Resources Improvement (PANI) under USAID funding.

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  • Position Statement of Indigenous Peoples on ERPD of Nepal Position Statement of Indigenous Peoples on ERPD of Nepal

    NEFIN Climate Change Partnership Program facilitated a workshop do discuss on the issues of indigenous peoples in Emission Reduction Program Document (ERPD) of the country. Indigenous representatives of the 12 districts of lowland (Tarai) met to come up with their Position Statement regarding the issues.

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  • Reaching out to the communities Reaching out to the communities

    NEFIN Climate Change Partnership Program in partnership with NEFIN DCC Dhankuta conducted a two-days training cum workshop for indigenous peoples in Dhankuta from July 6-7, 2016. Key objective of this event was to aware indigenous peoples including women, youth, journalist and students, about issues of climate change, REDD+ and indigenous peoples’ concerns related with climate […]

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