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Project Name: Gorkha Food Security and Livelihoods Enhancement Program(Nepal)
Project Description: Disastrous earthquakes struck Nepal in April and May, 2015, which have had a massive impact on the livelihoods and food security of affected communities where agriculture and livestock are the main source of livelihoods. To respond the post-disaster recovery, the TaiwanICDF worked with CARE Nepal on Gorkha Food Security and Livelihoods Support Program from December 2015 to November 2016. To continue assisting the earthquake-affected households in Gorkha, this project was launched to further enhance their food Security and livelihoods. Overall, this project will: 1. Increase food security from sustainable agro-based livelihoods through capacity building of poor, vulnerable and socially excluded (PVSE) farmers and relevant local institutions; 2. Enhance commercialization in agriculture in the earthquake affected communities, particularly PVSE, through capacity development, increased engagement in value chain, and better access to markets; 3. Enhance entrepreneurship in the earthquake affected communities, particularly PVSE through capacity development and access to finance and market.

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Implementation Start Date: 2016/12/1
Implementation End Date: 2017/11/30
Source of Funding: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China
Project Objectives: 1,800 Earthquake affected households’ have enhanced food security and livelihood by the end of projects
Executing Agency: CARE Nepal
Implementation Arrangement: The TaiwanICDF dispatched a short-term horticulture expert and a volunteer to assist in the implementation of the project; CARE Nepal provides technical and management oversight, assists in reviewing the project proposal and producing reports and implements the proposed activities, liaises with local government offices and local NGO.
Sector: Humanitarian Aid
Sector Item: Reconstruction Relief and Rehabilition
Cooperating Country: Asia-Pacific, Nepal
Cooperating Organization: CARE
Themes: Agriculture
Project status: Completed projects
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  • Date:2016/12/15
  • Date Updated:2019/6/24