Rural Reconstruction Nepal - RRN (DGM Nepal)

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Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN), founded in 1989, is a prominent non-profit organization in Nepal, initially known as the 'Grassroots Institute for Training and Services-Nepal' (GRITS-Nepal). Renamed in 1993, RRN focuses on empowering rural communities, particularly targeting marginalized groups like women, peasants, and the landless. It operates through rights-based approaches to development, combining grassroots programs with advocacy and networking. With over 100 employees, RRN has completed 66 projects and impacted over 100,000 beneficiaries. In Nepal's post-conflict setting, RRN emphasizes democracy and peacebuilding, adhering to principles like community participation, gender equality, and sustainable development.

A dedicated grant mechanism (DGM) for tribals and local communities

DGM Nepal contributes to improving livelihoods, land use, and livelihoods of indigenous peoples and local communities by strengthening their engagement in climate change-oriented programs such as Forests for Prosperity (FFP), REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), and so on. And to increase the income of forest-dependent communities in Madhesh and Lumbini provinces to manage sustainable forests in their areas.