ForestAction Nepal

Women undertaking inventory, credit FAN
Rural women in Nawalparasi district of central Nepal have succeeded in producing bags, hats, and mats from Thakal, bio-cups and plates from Sal (Shorea robusta) leaves, and brooms from broom grass. They recently shared their successes and plans with government officials.
Bhujel woman in traditional bamboo weaving business (cred. Srijana Baral)
This project aims to generate evidence-based knowledge for women’s economic empowerment in Nepal through low-carbon, forest- and nature-based entrepreneurial solutions that enhance women’s resilience.