USAID/Nepal Request for Proposals for “Hariyo Ban”

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Nepal has issued a call for proposals to support a new natural resources management cum climate change program called “Hariyo Ban Nepalko Dhan ” (Hariyo Ban) program.  The Hariyo Ban program aims to reduce threats to biodiversity and vulnerabilities of climate change in Nepal through an appropriate set of site-based interventions in priority biodiverse landscape(s) as well as enabling policy environment at the national level. The specific objectives of the program are to: i) reduce threats to biodiversity in target landscape(s);  ii) build the structures, capacity and operations necessary for an effective sustainable landscapes management, especially reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) readiness; and iii) increase the ability of target human and ecological communities to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change.

Applications can be submitted by U.S. or non-U.S. non-profit or for-profit nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), public international organizations (PIO or IO), and other qualified non-U.S. Government (USG) organizations.

The closing date to submit applications is 12 January 2011. For more information, visit and search by funding opportunity number: “RFA-367-11-000001.”

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  1. Prem Bahadur Khati says:

    Mountain Village Development Board (MVDB)was first registered with the goverment in 1994.It is a NGO based in Bajhang.Bajhang District is the remote rural area of Nepal where people live in poverty and with many other problems.Our primary goal is to protact the forests and environment by creating awareness in people by planting the tree and by stopping the clearing of existing forests.

  2. mehar sultana says:


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