Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre (KIRDARC)

The Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre (KIRDARC) has been recognized as a leading agency for change in the mountainous region of Karnali in Nepal since the organization’s establishment in 1999. Through its active engagement with communities and collaboration and coordination with other development partners, KIRDARC has  raised Karnali peoples' voices at various forums. The organization has been advocating for the Karnali people with policy makers and regularly raises their right to development and dignified life in several national and international forums. Through various means - audio-visual material, research, studies, journals, working papers, leaflets and news production – KIRDARC highlights the issues of Karnali to make the state, donors and other development partners aware of their engagement for the development of the region.

Member category Major Groups Organizations
Country Nepal
Area Asia and the Pacific
Geographic focus of work Nepal
Head Min Bahadur Shahi
Head title Executive Director
Focal Point title Programme Manager
Focal Point Gobinda Bahadur Shahi
Alternate Focal Point title Advocacy and Knowledge Mangement Coordinator
Alternate Focal Point Geeta Pandey
Address Kupondole, Lalitpur
Telephone 009775548321
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Website http://www.kirdarc.org
Electoral Group Asia and the Pacific Major Groups
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