Community Development Forum (CDF) Nepal, a national level professional Non-governmental Organization located in Silgadhi, Doti district of Nepal. CDF was established in 1994 by a group of people who have had wide & profound experience in community development activities at the grass roots level, especially in the context of far western region of Nepal. It was registered at the District Administration Office Doti (Reg. No. 36) focussing on income generation, livelihood, community development and socio-economic issues of rural communities through core group formation, social mobilization, technology transfer, skill enhancement, capacity building, social marketing and networking. This encompasses leadership training, community mobilization for income generating activities including technological assistance with agriculture, livestock, high value cash crops for Poverty alleviation and rural infrastructure upgrading. Equally addressed are health & sanitation issues, HIV/AIDS, as well as Human Rights and Advocacy on Gender and cast based discrimination and Peace & Development. CDF Nepal also concerns about climate change impact on agriculture, forests and water disaster risk reduction and humanitarians support. CDF has initiated community development activities in a partnership approach with district local level government agencies and NGOs as well as those on the National level. Till date, the major partners are RAP/DFID, GTZ, FAO, Save the Children, PSI, IDE Nepal, RVWRMP/DDC, UNICEF, UNISCO, CARITAS Nepal, FHI360 Nepal Good neighbours International Nepal and so on.
CDF Nepal Doti has more than 22 years of working experience in various sectors like income generation, livelihood, agriculture & food security, health & nutrition, family planning, WASH, human right, gender & advocacy, environment protection, renewable energy promotion and so on.