“Climate Resilient Landscapes and Improved Livelihoods in Nepal”

“Climate Resilient Landscapes and Improved Livelihoods in Nepal”

Forest and Farm Facility (FFF)

“Climate Resilient Landscapes and Improved Livelihoods in Nepal”

The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) is a multi-donor programme, housed within the Forest Economics, Policy and Products Division (FOE) within the Forestry Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and managed as a partnership between the FAO, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the European Agri agencies, Agricord..

The FFF goal is that “that Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (FFPOs) including women, youth and Indigenous Peoples are the primary agents of change for climate resilient landscapes and improved livelihoods.”

The impact that FFF would like to achieve is that “Climate resilient landscapes and improved livelihoods”.

The FFF intervention in Nepal has continued to focus on the central and western regions of Churia landscape focusing on five districts (Makwanpur, Nawalpur, Nawalparasi, Kapilvastu, Dang and Chitwan) of Bagmati, Gandaki, and Lumbini Provinces. The FFF implementation is conducted in collaboration with apex producer organizations, producer groups enterprises, government line agencies, and local government bodies.

Outcomes and Outputs
Outcome 1. More enabling policy and legal frameworks for FFPOs delivered through more FFPO-inclusive governance and cross-sectoral processes (SDG 16 & 17).
Output 1.1
The FFPOs have clear advocacy agendas that represent all their members’ interest
Output 1.2
Cross-sectoral, multi-stakeholder policy processes strengthened with better representation from forest and farm producers

Outcome 2. Increased entrepreneurship, access to markets and finance through gender equitable value chains delivered through new capacity to provide business incubation within FFPOs (SDG 1, 5, 8 & 12).

Output 2.1 FFPOs have capacity to deliver targeted business incubation services to their members
Output 2.2 FFPOs (and their members) have improved access to business, marketing and financial services.

FFF Outcome 3. Improved delivery of landscape scale mitigation, adaptation and climate resilience for climate change through direct engagement of FFPOs and integration with inclusive livelihood approaches (SDG 2, 13 & 15).
Output 3.1
FFPOs contribution in climate and landscape level programs has increased the outreach of these programs
Output 3.2. FFPOs have mainstreamed climate change into their operations
Outcome 4. Improved and equitable access to social and cultural services (SDG 3 & 10
Output 4.1
FFPOs have systems in place to provide social and cultural services (targeting the most vulnerable members)
Output 4.2
FFPOs link their social and cultural development agenda to national SDG process and other governmental development processes

Project Duration: 2023 to 2025

Downloads : FFF Small Grant Request for Proposal Final (2023)