IDS Nepal prioritizes knowledge management
Community involvement is key in IDS Nepal's projects
IDS Nepal helps bring international attention to climate issues in Nepal
IDS Nepal contributes to policy recommendations
IDS Nepal emphasizes inclusion of women in development
Livelihood improvement through skills training is valuable in IDS Nepal's projects
Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS-Nepal) is a non-profit and non-governmental development organization; established by young and energetic professionals having knowledge and experience in the fields of engineering, energy, environment, policy making, health, sanitation, capacity development and social development. With each passing year, IDS-Nepal continues to grow as an organization and is currently running on its twelfth year.
The main objective of IDS Nepal is to uplift the lives of poor, underprivileged and downtrodden people by conceptualizing, formulating and facilitating implementation of community-managed development projects through their active participation in every step of the project cycle. IDS Nepal values the importance of capacity building and inclusive ownership from stakeholders throughout the development process. Its major working sectors include: Infrastructure Development Focusing on Water and Sanitation; Climate Change and acclimatization, Renewable and Alternative Energy; Carrying Capacity and Sustainable Development, Action Research and Policy; Knowledge Management and Social Development, Gender and Human Resource Inclusion.
More than 1400 schools of six districts Rukum, Jajarkot, Dailekh, Bajura, Bajhang and Darchula of Mid and Far-Western region will benefit from "Improving knowledge, attitudes and practices for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) under the school meal programme (SMP)" which compliments school meal. World Food Programme (WFP) have financially supported Integrated Development Society (IDS) Nepal to improve health and sanitation status of 182,408 people through different programs. The activities have started with district level kickup meeting and formation two S-WASHCC in two schools of Bajhang which are observed by WFP team member.
IDS-Nepal is organizing social mobilization training for its staffs on third week of May, 2016 to familiarize its staffs with the objectives of program in Mid and Far-Western region
The 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM)of Integrated Development Society (IDS) Nepal washeld on 9th January2016 in Hotel Yellow Pagoda, Kantipath Kathmandu, approving the annual income/expenditureand annual progress reportof 2071/2072 along withdefining future plan of actions. The gathering also selected best staff of the year along with honoring experts involved in IDS Nepal selected in different high level government positions in this year. The event was participated by IDS executive board, general members, staffs, relevant stakeholders, Development partners, project partner.
A half day consultative round table meeting was organized on 14 July 2015, for sharing the different learnings from instant relief works and for incorporating the learnings for the short and long term support in Shangrila Hotel, Kathmandu.
1000 bundles of CGI sheets were distributed to 500 most affected households to be used for construction/update of temporary shelters and to be used for permanent shelters in future too, in Bhumlichok VDC of Gorkha from 1st Sept. to 23rd Sept. 2015.
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee support IDS Nepal's early recovery efforts in Nepal following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the country on April 25, 2015. IDS Nepal will provide livelihood and shelter support to 1,000 household affected by the Nepal earthquake over a three month period. This proposed rehabilitation phase builds on the instant relief phase implemented in the four earthquake affected VDCs of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Gorkha Sindhupalchowk.
IDS Nepal's relief work is supported by All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) through a new agreement "Support to the 2015 Earthquake Victims of Bhaktapur and Gorkha Districts of Nepal". The objectives of the program is to access and provide instant relief support for earthquake victims of gorkha and bhaktapur districts for approx. 1000 households; and to develop concepts for exploring the possibilities of long term support for the rehabilitation of the affected area. The first phase of providing instant relief package (shelter, dry foods, and basic medical kit) will form a ground for rapid assessment of the area, socio-economic conditions, loss and damage status and specific needs of the targeted area. This will help in designing contextual temporary shelter and supporting rehabilitation and recovery work.For more Information Click Here
Taking place at Hotel Annapurna on 18th of july 2014 from 3-6 this workshop will adress the economic Impact assestment of Climate Change in Nepal .
52 handover program chaired by District Forest officer completed on 21st May 2014. Around 150 people were presented. Regional Forest Director of far western region was the chief guest and honorable judge of Bajhang District court was special guest. The executive director of IDS Nepal addressed the program as a guest. All major political parties and civil society like FECOFUN, FNJ and NGO federation had also addressed the program.
MSFP Lot VI /IDS conducted 7 Days Basic bee keeping and honey extraction training in Dandagaun VDC, Jajarkot from 28 April to 12 May 2014 in coordination and collaboration with Tarre and Balchhe Salghari Community Users' Groups and Hilly Region Development Campaign/MSFP.
Out of five districts in MSFP Lot-VI, two districts Achham&Bajhang are situated in Far-Western Region and three districts Dalikh, Kalikot and Jajarkot are in Mid-Western RegionOut of five districts in MSFP Lot-VI, two districts Achham&Bajhang are situated in Far-Western Region and three districts Dalikh, Kalikot and Jajarkot are in Mid-Western Region...........
IDS Nepal is currently implementing a project in Bhaktapur district to provide knowledge on mitigation/adoption measures and the concept of climate resilience in a school and its surrounding community. The concept of this pilot project is explained here by program officer, Sadhuram Khatri.
IDS Nepal is currently undergoing research in Udayapur district in collaboration with ICIMOD for an economic analysis on flood and drought impacts in Nepal. In January 2014, the research team visited the field in Udayapur district to gain insight on the economic impacts of flooding.