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 and eco-tourism and monitoring activities. The team comprises of various wildlife experts, forestry experts, gender/livelihood enhancement experts, bio-engineering experts and community tourism experts of national level along with a range of community organisers and social staffs. This 20 months long project is funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB).