Hariyo Ban Program Final Evaluation Report

Publication Date: 26/07/2017

The Hariyo Ban Program is a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project and designed for resilience building of human beings as well as ecosystem. The overall goal of Hariyo Ban Program Phase I was to reduce adverse impacts of climate change and threats to biodiversity in Nepal. The three objectives were to: i) Reduce threats to biodiversity in targeted landscapes; ii) Build the structures, capacity, and operations necessary for effective sustainable landscape management, with a focus on REDD+ readiness; and iii) Increase the ability of targeted human and ecological communities to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change. It is implemented by a consortium of four partners: World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE), National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), and the Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN).