We are committed to offering research advisory services to communities and governments around the world on issues related to sustainable development.
Our ongoing community services include:
Technical advice to Kankai Municipality in eastern Nepal to prepare sustainable mountain landscape (Chure Hills) plan
IFSD professionals based in Nepal (and of Nepalese origin) are contributing to the community by offering expert advice on the conservation and management of fragile Churia hills in eastern Nepal.
Technical advice to communities in Khotang district of Nepal to develop community based agroforestry business
IFSD Professionals of Nepalese origin regularly visit eastern Mountain district of Khotang to assist communities to develop sustainable forest management and improve agricultural practices.
Contribution to research on local democracy
As part of its community service, IFSD has partnered with Southasia Institute for Advanced Studies (SIAS) to undertake research and offer policy advice on decentralisation reform in Nepal.
Advisory support to South Asia’s parliamentarians on understanding and promoting Himalayan conservation agenda
Thought its local partner Future Himalaya Institute and its network of associates in the region, IFSD is offering information and advisory support to policy makers in the Himalayan region.