Bajhang Archive

  • Community Entrepreneurship & Memorial Forest in Bajhang District

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  • Transforming Local Communities into Enterprises for Economic Security in Nepal (Final Narrative Report)

    Author: ANSAB Publisher: ANSAB Language: English Date of Publication: July 2010 Number of Pages: 59 Price: Free This Final Narrative Report presents the lessons learned, major activities, achievements, indicators of success as well as organizational and management challenges of the 3-year project “Transforming Local Communities into Enterprises for Economic Security in...

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  • Himalayan Bio Trade Ltd.

    Himalayan Bio Trade Ltd. (HBTL) is a natural products processing and trading company owned by a consortium of community based forest enterprises of Nepal and has been promoting responsible business in natural products through a forest certification program in Nepal since 2003. One of HBTL’s...

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  • Mr. Bikram Khadka

    Bikram Khadka, a 16 year old orphan, lives with his old and crippled grandmother in Kailash, Bajhang. Living in the remote hills where economic opportunities are severely constrained, he and his grandmother are dependent on his brother, a wage laborer working abroad. Birkram’s school fees...

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  • Mr. Janak Bahadur Singh

    Janak Bahadur Singh, Bajhang, is now working in the Malika Hand Made Paper Pvt. Ltd, established under the ownership of the community forest users group with technical and financial help of ANSAB. Before the establishment of the Malika Hand Made Paper Pvt. Ltd, Singh used...

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  • Mr. Govinda Kami

    Mr. Govinda Kami, 30 years old, is one of the shareholders of the Malika Handmade Paper Enterprise in Kailash in Nepal’s Bajhang district.  The Malika enterprise was established in 2000 as a result of ANSAB’s “Creating Economic Incentives for Poverty Stricken Local Communities Biodiversity Conservation”...

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  • Baisakh's Community

    Every male child, adult, and elder of shree binayak pimi dada used to chop down a sapling (young tree) when celebrating Bishu Sakranti on Baisakh 1. In celebration, the community often neglected the importance of the saplings for both economic and conservation purposes. The celebration...

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  • Transforming Local Communities into Enterprises for Economic Security in Nepal

    Starting Date: August 2007 Ending Date: July 2010 Location: Bajhang, Darchula, Baitadi and Humla in the Mid-West and Far-West cluster; Parbat, Baglung and Myagdi in the West cluster; Dolakha and Sindhupalchok in the East cluster Donor(s): The Ford Foundation Implementation Partner(s): N/A Budget: 400,000 USD The overall objective of the...

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  • Standard for FSC Timber Certification Developed

    Interim standard for Forest Stewardship Council timber certification has been developed in coordination with the forest based grassroots people, national level policy makers, representatives from governmental and non governmental organizations and international certification experts. Participated by over 50 representatives from social, economic and environmental backgrounds,...

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  • Shree Binayak Pimidanda Community Forest: More than a Paper Tiger

      Author: Hukum B. Singh Publisher: FAO Language: English Date of Publication: 2002 ISBN: N/A Number of Pages: 10 Price: Free Few would imagine that the path to good forest management could be paved with small sheets of plain hand-made paper. But this is exactly the case for a vibrant community forest in the...

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