Building Nepal into the future
  • IDS Nepal prioritizes knowledge management

    IDS Nepal prioritizes knowledge management

  • Community involvement is key in IDS Nepal's projects

    Community involvement is key in IDS Nepal's projects

  • IDS Nepal helps bring international attention to climate issues in Nepal

    IDS Nepal helps bring international attention to climate issues in Nepal

  • IDS Nepal contributes to policy recommendations

    IDS Nepal contributes to policy recommendations

  • IDS Nepal emphasizes inclusion of women in development

    IDS Nepal emphasizes inclusion of women in development

  • Livelihood improvement through skills training is valuable in IDS Nepal's projects

    Livelihood improvement through skills training is valuable in IDS Nepal's projects


Welcome to IDS-Nepal Website

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS-Nepal) is a non-profit and non-governmental development organization; established by young and energetic professionals having knowledge and experience in the fields of engineering, energy, environment, policy making, health, sanitation, capacity development and social development. With each passing year, IDS-Nepal continues to grow as an organization and is currently running on its twelfth year.


The main objective of IDS Nepal is to uplift the lives of poor, underprivileged and downtrodden people by conceptualizing, formulating and facilitating implementation of community-managed development projects through their active participation in every step of the project cycle. IDS Nepal values the importance of capacity building and inclusive ownership from stakeholders throughout the development process. Its major working sectors include: Infrastructure Development Focusing on Water and Sanitation; Climate Change and acclimatization, Renewable and Alternative Energy; Carrying Capacity and Sustainable Development, Action Research and Policy; Knowledge Management and Social Development, Gender and Human Resource Inclusion.


  • Trainers Training on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and Solid Waste Management

    Kathmandu, 4 November, 2017

    In an attempt to sensitize the civil society representatives and community workers, Solid Waste Management and Social Mobilization unit of Bagmati River Basin Improvement Project organized two separate Training of Trainers (ToT) here in Kathmandu.

    The first residential Training of Trainers on GESIwas organized from 28-30 October where several aspects offacilitation skills along with Gender and Social Inclusion mainstreaming were discussed. During session, subject matter experts from different organizations talked about various aspects of GESI. Expert Ramesh Man Shakya delivered a session on facilitation skills to the participants while GESI expert Kalpana Pradhan and Basanti Roshan Shrestha talked on Gender and importance of gender mainstreaming in BRBIP. Similarly, experts Rajani Rajbhandari and Bishnu Khatri conducted session on Gender Matrix Analysis and GESI case study preparations.

    Addressing the closing ceremony of GESI ToT, Project Director of BRBIP Aashih Ghimire shed light on the role of community volunteers for the mobilization of the community. "Bagmati River is the symbol of civilization and we need to work jointly to improve the environmental condition of Bagmati River and this training would add value in this milestone," said Ghimire. See More:...

  • Media Coverage of School WASH Program by National Television, Nepal Television

    Media/ Video Coverage of School WASH Program of Rukum District by National Television, Nepal Television. For the video, please visit:

  • Media Coverage of School WASH Program

    Students Engagement to Achieve Total Sanitation Status in Rukum District.For More Information, Please Visit:

  • Bardiya: Approach for Total Sanitation District

    To achieve the Sanitation Millenniums Development Goal (MDG) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Goal 11 Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable; Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) through UN-HABITAT has partnered with Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS-N) to facilitate Post Open Defecation Free (ODF) Support in Bardiya, the first Terai district to declare ODF. 

  • Acknowledging Innovative Initiatives: The Adaptation at Scale Prize Project

    Climate change related risks, if not addressed appropriately can have negative impacts on individuals and households, especially among the poorest and the most marginalized groups of people. Through cash awards, the Adaptation at Scale Prize Project (A@SPP) aims to identify and reward new and innovative ways to scale up and expand (scale out) the reach of such community driven climate change adaptation initiatives.

  • Improving livelihood and mitigating negative impact in Koshi Tappu

    Through the Road Connectivity Project (SRCP) IDS Nepal will be engaged in East West Highway(EWH)-Koshi Bridge-EWH road to organize skill development training programs for livelihood and economic enhancement of project affected people, community based preventative awareness campaigns to prevent/mitigate health risks and impacts, road safety awareness programs to prevent/mitigate accidents during construction and operation and improve awareness and stewardship among local people around EWH-Koshi Bridge-EWH road through capacity building program

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  • School Focus: Total sanitation Campaign in Rukum

    Implementation of School Focus Total Sanitation Campaign in Rukum

  • Training Workshop on Orientation and Monitoring & Evaluation of Karyanwayan Prize

    The A@SP Stage 2 Project Orientation and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Training Workshops were conducted in Banke (Nepalgunj). This two-day workshop covered the entire gamut of conceptual, practical and cross sectoral aspects of climate change vulnerability, impacts and adaptation needs as well as approaches. In Banke, during the opening session, the former Vice Chairman of National Planning Commission of Nepal shared global and national scenarios of climate change and how they are impacting the lives and livelihoods of Nepalese people. They also highlighted the significance of climate change adaptation activities that are homegrown and encouraged the participants to work with their limited resources but unlimited knowledge for up scaling and replicating best practices to reduce the impacts of climate change in both short and long run. Sharing of expectations and presentations on their activities was followed by thematic sessions relevant to the project. The thematic experts delivered on different thematic issues in each workshop.

  • ODF Campaign in Piparpati Jabdi

    On May 17th, 2017 Piparpati Jabdi (449 HHs with 3,277 Populations, Male 1,702 and Female 1,575) has been declared as 20th ODF VDC of Bara District and 8th of IDS in presence of Guest and Representatives from different agencies/organization. The ceremony organized at Piparpati Jabdi VDC-8 with rally and music from different communities messaging sanitation songs with participation of more than 550 people from different communities, schools, CBOs. The VDC is among 61 VDCs of Bara District supported by UN-HABITAT to increase the community access towards sanitary lifestyle of Terai. As an Executing Agency of GSF program in Nepal UN-HABITAT has focused on eight Terai districts (Parsa, Bara, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Mahottari, Dhanusha, Siraha and Saptari) in Mid and Central Regions of Nepal with very low sanitation coverage.

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  • IDS Nepal/Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme

    Out of five districts in MSFP Lot-VI, two districts Achham&Bajhang are situated in Far-Western Region and three districts Dalikh, Kalikot and Jajarkot are in Mid-Western RegionOut of five districts in MSFP Lot-VI, two districts Achham&Bajhang are situated in Far-Western Region and three districts Dalikh, Kalikot and Jajarkot are in Mid-Western Region...........

  • The Concept of the Enhancing Climate Resilient School WATSAN Through Child Centered Interventions

    IDS Nepal is currently implementing a project in Bhaktapur district to provide knowledge on mitigation/adoption measures and the concept of climate resilience in a school and its surrounding community. The concept of this pilot project is explained here by program officer, Sadhuram Khatri.

  • A Pilot Study: Economic Analysis of Flood related EbAs

    IDS Nepal is currently undergoing research in Udayapur district in collaboration with ICIMOD for an economic analysis on flood and drought impacts in Nepal. In January 2014, the research team visited the field in Udayapur district to gain insight on the economic impacts of flooding. 

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