Our Priorities

Modeling Land Reform in Nepal

Objective: Realizing social justice through proper land reform model Expected Outcome: Appropriate model of land reform is in place Outcome indicator: Land reform model for Nepal is agreed by majority of the MSP Members Issues Under Consideration: Redistribution of land, land leasing system, private ownership, state ownership, community ownership, Land […]

Livelihood improvement for Land Poor communities

Objective: support livelihood strategies of land poor communities Excepted Outcome: Overall livelihood improved Outcome Indicator: 20 percent of income increased, 30 percent production from their far increased Issues under Consideration: agriculture, livestock, vegetable farming, food crops, cash crops , agriculture value chain, employment, income generation, wage. Proposed Activities: Community Farming, […]

Curriculum Development

Objective: Popularize Bhumi Sikashya [Land Education] in Nepalese education system Expected Outcome: Curriculum for Primary level is developed and accepted by the government Outcome Indicator: Curriculum developed for Primary level school education Issues under consideration: Land Tenure, concept of land, land reform, land and development, land degradation, sustainable use, type […]

Implementation of Land Related SDGs

Objective: Support government to collect data on the related indicators Expected Outcome: Updated Data on women land ownership, land degradation, land grabbing, land use, urbanization Outcome Indicators:  Data on land ownership of women will be collected Issues Under Consideration: land use, land degradation, land restoration, women and land, climate change, […]

Strengthen Peoples Organization

Objective: Social mobilization for land rights Expected Outcome: peoples’ organization strengthened specially of small holder, landless and disadvantaged people at local level to raise their land rights issues strongly Outcome Indicators: 25000 new members organized under VLRF Issues Under Consideration: connect, mobilize and influence Proposed Action: formation and reformation of […]

Strengthen Public Organizations

Objective: Efficient land governance in Nepal Expected Outcome: people centered land governance strengthened, internal governance of land related public institutions strengthened, Outcome Indicators: Information management system improved, service delivery improved, cases of corruption reduced Issues Under Consideration: capacity development, technical training, collaboration with communities, financial support, human resource Proposed Actions: […]

Redefine ‘People to Land Relations’ in the Changed Local Context

Objective: Establish common understanding about land and land related issues. Expected Outcome: Common consensus on the concept of land and related issues is ensured Outcome indicator: Common understanding about ‘land’, ‘people to land relations’ among CSOs members of LGWG is achieved. Issue under consideration: Land rights, property rights, land tenure, […]

Identification, Enumeration and Categorization of Land & People

Objective: Create updated database on land and people Expected Outcome: Real Landless and land owners are identified and their data is updated. Used, unused, misused, underused, abandoned land is identified and data related is updated. Once land is identified, it will be categorized under various categories provided in the Land […]

Landscape Restoration

Objective: Control unsustainable use of different landscapes Excepted Outcome: Sustainable land use practices are promoted Outcome Indicator: Pastoralists in Chure will reduce overgrazing activities. Issues Under Consideration: Pastoralism, shifting cultivation, agriculture practices, pesticides, sediments, vegetation, ecosystem services Proposed Actions: action research, awareness program, community interaction, policy discussion Detailed Action plan […]


Regional Environmental Policy Dialogue

Securing land rights of women and indigenous peoples in the face of climate change in South Asia

 4- 6 April 2023 | Park Village Resort, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Nepal

The National Land Coalition (NLC) Nepal, is holding a Regional Environmental Policy Dialogue on 'Securing IPLCs and women's land rights for increasing communities' adaptative capacity facing climate change in South Asia' from 4-6 April 2023 in Kathmandu, Nepal. This forum is co-organized with the Community-self Reliance Centre (CSRC), International Land Coalition (ILC) Asia and the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MoLMCPA), Government of Nepal and supported by the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) Asia.

The event provides an interactive forum for sharing, , discussion and reflection on recent policy development and future challenges to people centered land governance in support of inclusive and equitable climate change adaptation, mitigation, and local agency in South Asia, namely – Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

The event is open to participants from all over the world who are interested in understanding land and environmental issues in South Asia and developing professional ties for opportunities to contribute to this domain. The conference provides a platform for professionals involved in land rights, gender transformative approaches, human rights-based instruments and land governance to exchange knowledge and gain insight into the state of the art in the current land-related policies, innovation, and solutions. Participants include a wide variety of stakeholders from civil society organizations (CSOs), social movements, development partners, and academia as well as government agencies.

Important Dates:

Preconference Events15 and 21 March 2023
Pre-event – I: Social inclusion & gender justice among south Asia’s people’s organisations led National Land Coalitions (NLCs)15 March 2023
Pre-event – II: Challenges and opportunities to operationalise commitments made under the Rio+ Conventions in South Asia21 March 2023
Arrival in Nepal3 April 2023
Main Conference4-6 April 2023
Departure6 April 2023

For more information, please visit https://www.lgwg.org / https://www.csrcnepal.org / https://asia.landcoalition.org/en/engage-ilc-asia/events-opportunities/regional-policy-dialogue-securing-womens-land-rights-in-south-asia/ and/or contact  nes_nepal@landcoalition.info

Focal person: Dharm Raj Joshi, National Coordinator, NLC Nepal

Contact Address:

National Land Coalition (NLC) Nepal C/O

Community Self-reliance Centre (CSRC)


Tokha-7, Dhapasi | Indrapuri Awas-361, Kathmandu

Tel: (+977 1) 4 357 005/ 4 360 486  | Mobile/WA: +977 9849 206101 Email: dharmraj.joshi@gmail.com  / nes_nepa@landcoalition.info / landrights@csrcnepal.org