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The Department of Plant Resources under the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (formerly known as Department of Medicinal Plants) was established in 1960 A.D. This organization is conducting and providing services in the field of research and development of plant resources in Nepal. It is a multidisciplinary organization comprising mainly of botanists, chemists, pharmacists and veterinary practitioners.

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German cooperative Agency

GIZ has been active in Nepal since 1975 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and opened its own office in the capital, Kathmandu, in 1979. At present 25 seconded staff and about 250 national staff, 9 CIM experts and 24 development workers, 6 of them working under the auspices of the Civil Peace Service (CPS), are working for us in Nepal.  


CECI Nepal

The Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI)

The Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) is an international non-governmental organization which works in more than 25 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. CECI combats poverty and exclusion by strengthening the development capacity of disadvantaged communities, supporting initiatives for peace, human rights and equity, mobilizing resources and promoting the exchange of know-how. 

    CECI has been active in Nepal for over 25 year in the areas of economic development, health, good governance and humanitarian assistance and disaster risk management with national NGO partners, cooperatives, private sector firms, local government bodies and central government ministries and departments. While CECI's primary focus in Nepal has been in community-based economic development and community health, CECI has responded to the emerging needs and priorities of communities in Nepal.


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Netherlands Senior Experts

PUM Netherlands senior experts is a volunteer organisation committed to the sustainable development of small and medium-size enterprises in developing countries and emerging markets. We offer practical expertise within the most important sectors of the economy, giving primary attention to producers and consumers. Personal attention and reliability are key qualities of our approach. Always with respect for humans, culture and the environment.
We stimulate the well-being and development of our employees, volunteers and customers. By doing so, we impact positively on the economy, society and the environment. Customers are keen to work with us and enlarge their chain of knowledge.

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Helvetas Nepal

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is an international network of independent affiliate member organizations working in the field of development cooperation and emergency response. As a network, we promote the fundamental rights of individuals and groups and strengthen governments and other duty bearers in their service provision. The HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation network builds upon six decades of development experience. With 1400 collaborators, it is engaged in more than 30 countries. The affiliated members share a common vision and mission and subscribe to common working principles and policies. The members implement joint development programmes and adhere to a common strategy including defined working approaches and thematic areas of intervention.