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Agriculture and Food Security

Feed the Future Seed and Fertilizer Project

The five-year (2016-2021) $15 million Feed the Future’s Nepal Seed and Fertilizer project facilitates sustainable increases in national crop productivity, economic welfare and household-level food security, working in 20 Feed the Future “Zone of Influence” districts and in five earthquake-affected districts.


Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (KISAN) Project

KISAN is a five-year Feed the Future (FTF) Initiative in Nepal that represents USAID’s global efforts to advance food security and nutrition objectives. Nepal was one of 19 focus countries chosen for the Presidential FTF initiative in 2010.

Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance

Hamro Samman

This $8 million, five-year Hamro Samman project works closely with the Government of Nepal (GON), civil society, and private sector to foster collaborative partnerships among these stakeholders to better address human trafficking.


Niti Sambad

This five year (2017-2022), $20 million Niti Sambad program has a central role in achieving USAID/Nepal’s goal of advancing a more democratic, prosperous, and resilient Nepal by strengthening inclusion and participation in political processes.


Civil Society: Mutual Accountability Project

USAID’s Civil Society: Mutual Accountability Project (CS:MAP) is a five-year, $15 million project to be implemented in 20 West, Mid-West and Far-West districts and 14 earthquake-affected districts of Nepal. USAID coupled its 2014 CSO political economy analysis with existing data and assessments to shape the project’s design.


Public Financial Management Strengthening Project

PFMSP will enhance the transparency and accountability of the PFM systems of GON ministries and agencies. PFMSP will support the GON’s capacity building priorities, by extensive consultations between USAID, GON and the donor community. The geographic scope will be USAID/Nepal’s 20 focus districts in the West, Mid-West and Far-West regions, as well as the 14 earthquake affected districts.


Sajhedari - Support to Federalism

The Inclusive Dialogue for Political Transition is a three-year, $493,581 project, and will continue to host the original forum where political leaders have the opportunity to navigate difficult political subjects, negotiate policy for consideration, and further develop the peace process. The project will continue to conduct conflict studies in Nepal, and will facilitate inclusive dialogues to forge consensus on political and social issues.

Education

Education Program

USAID programs support the Government of Nepal to improve the quality of education, restore access to education for children affected by the April 25, 2015 earthquake, and provide safe learning environments for adolescents to complete their education.


Reading For All

USAID’s Reading for All Program is a three-year, $3.88 million activity that works to improve early grade reading outcomes among children with disabilities in grades 1 – 3.


USAID's Early Grade Reading Program (EGRP) in Nepal

The Early Grade Reading Program (EGRP) is a five-year, $53.8 million project to support the Ministry of Education (MOE) to improve the foundational reading skills of Nepali primary school students in grades one through three. EGRP will directly support the National Early Grade Reading Program (NEGRP) 2014-2019, which aims for children to read with fluency and comprehension by grade three. NEGRP is led by the Ministry of Education (MOE) with support from USAID and other donors under the MOE’s School Sector Reform Plan.

Global Health

Ghar Ghar Maa Swasthya (Healthy Homes) Project

The Government of Nepal (GON) endorses social marketing (i.e., use of commercial marketing principles and techniques to increase the accesibility and availability of quality, subsidized health products, especially in underserved areas), as an approach to addressing unmet demand for essential public health products and services and influencing a target audience to voluntarily change behavior for the benefit of the individual and society as a whole. USAID’s Ghar Ghar Maa Swasthya, or Healthy Homes project, complements GON efforts to expand the depth, reach, and impact of the private sector in social marketing and provide affordable, high-quality maternal and child health, family planning, and HIV prevention products and services.


LINKAGES Project

USAID has a longstanding history of consistent support for Nepal’s health priorities and has played a significant role in the success of HIV-related programming in Nepal for nearly 25 years. LINKAGES Nepal is building on this learning and experience, and is designed to support local and global goals to control the epidemic and achieve an AIDS-free generation.


Physical Rehabilitation Activity

This activity will establish a sustainable, integrated, public-private partnership (PPP) system for the rehabilitation of disabilities in order to improve the mobility and functional independence of victims of conflict and others in need of rehabilitation services.


Sustaining Health Outcomes Through The Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus

USAID’s Sustaining Health Outcomes Through the Private Sector Plus Activity is USAID’s flagship initiative which supports the Government of Nepal’s goal of increasing access to and use of family planning, HIV/AIDS, and maternal and child health products.


SUAAHARA Project – Good Nutrition

Suaahara is a five-year, $46 million comprehensive community-focused project dedicated to improving the health and nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women and children under two years of age, thereby directly addressing the vulnerable points of development which result in chronic undernutrition or stunting. The project focuses on improving: nutrition; maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services; reproductive health/family planning services; water, sanitation and hygiene; and home-based gardening in 20 districts.

 

Last updated: February 17, 2022

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