Development cooperation ,05.12.2014

Rural Village Water Resources Management Project (III phase)


The Rural Village Water Resources Management Project in Nepal, Phase II (2010-2015), has after four years of implementation achieved better water supply for 93 000 people, sanitation for 269 000 people and home gardens for 155 000 people. The purpose of phase III is to achieve full coverage of water supply and sanitation, and establishment of functional planning and implementation frameworks for all water uses in nine project districts. The expected results of the project are: 1) institutionalized community capacity to construct and maintain community managed water supply and adopt appropriate technologies and behavior 2) Improved and sustainable nutrition, food security and sustainable income at community level through water resources based livelihoods development 3) Institutionalized capacity at district level to continue integrated water resources planning and support to communities in implementing and maintaining WASH and livelihood activities. In terms of beneficiaries, the project will reach over 300 000 people. The executing agency is Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development of Nepal together with participating District Development Committees (DDC). Finland will support the project with 15 million euros from 2015 to 2020.

Funding decision  05.12.2014

15 000 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Aid to environment
  • Gender equality
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Basic drinking water supply 65%
  • Basic sanitation 25%
  • Water resources policy and administrative management 10%

Funding channel

  • Muut toteuttajat
  • Kehitysmaan julkinen sektori
  • Konsultit



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