2004 Mid-year Report

Nepal Country Platform

Identification of national partners

Five organisations were selected as partner organisations to implement project activities of the Prolinnova Nepal initiative: Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD); Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG); Sustainable Soil Management Programme (SSMP) implemented by Helvetas in collaboration with Department of Agriculture; CARE Nepal; and Ecological Service Centre (EcoScentre).

LI-BIRD is the country secretariat office of the initiative and its Executive Director is the Country Platform Co-ordinator. A Working Group (WG) comprising representatives from all partner organisations was also formed to co-ordinate implementation of the project activities. The Country Platform Co-ordinator has been appointed to Chair the WG.

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