EOI - Policy Review

ICCO Cooperation
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2019-01-15 Deadline: 2019-01-25
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Policy review on Land lease, access to public and private land focusing on commercial agriculture with special focus on coffee plantation

Objective of the assignment:

The overall objective of this assignment is to review the existing policy and law related to land-lease, access to community forest, absentee land & other several land-types of communal belongings for commercial farming in general, coffee plantation in particular.

To support the development of coffee sector in Nepal, ‘Hamro Coffee: Expanding Opportunities for Nepalese Coffee Growers and Traders’ project jointly envisioned by ICCO Cooperation, together with partners CEAPRED and NCPA, aims to increase income of small-holders through an improved market driven speciality coffee sector, with focus on enhancing the quality and quantity of coffee cherries produced and upgrading primary processing to ensure quality of green beans, leading in the long term to increased demand of unique Nepalese speciality coffee in the domestic and international niche markets.

ICCO Cooperation is a global non government organization, established in the Netherlands in 1965, and works through 5 regional and 26 country offices in Asia, Africa and Latin America. In Nepal, wee work towards eradicating extreme poverty and social exclusion via integrated programs on food and nutrition security, economic empowerment, responsible business ,disaster risk reduction and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

Scope of the assignment: :

  1. Review of the existing policies, laws  and institutional arrangements related to the lease of public and private owned land for coffee production

  2. Assessment of the challenges and potentials for accessing the public and private land for coffee plantation at a commercial scale

  3. Identify, explore & report policy gaps & loopholes  in several policies, strategies & legal enforcement instruments that are inclined towards potential use (lease-rent) of such lands for agriculture purpose (esp.coffee)

  4. Explore various legal instruments that suggest lease-rent to such lands (forest, absentee land) for coffee production by individuals, group, cooperatives, private companies &/or investors

  5. Review & suggest the useful legal provisions and practices for national & foreign investment in land-lease for commercial agriculture

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Organization Summary

ICCO Cooperation is a global, non-governmental organization. We work towards a world  in which people can live in dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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