about us

Centre for Agro-Ecology and Development (CAED) is a non-profit, non-religious, non-partisan and non-governmental human rights-based organization working in remote, disadvantaged areas of Nepal. It was founded in 1992 by a group of Nepali and foreign development professionals who joined hands to initiate community development work in the Chepang area of Chitwan district. The intent was to respond to the growing agricultural and ecological crisis and ameliorate its impact on these

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news & events


Women and dalits continued claiming their stake in VDC Block Grant

VDC council meeting in Dhainakot VDC, Mugu Women and dalits from working VDCs in Soru belt are participated in closed

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Programs and Collaborators

CAED has been undertaking three different programs in Karnali, hills and Terai regions of western, mid and eastern Nepal.

Publications & Resources

CAED has published study/research documents, booklets, leaflets, posters, etc and are available by paying the printing costs.

Getting Involved

You can provide financial, technical or moral support to our efforts on taking up different thematic social justice issues.

Ongoing Programs


Karnali Livelihood Empowerment Program (KLEP)

Karnali Livelihood Empowerment Program (Klep), under the aegis of Centre for Agro-ecology and Development (CAED), has been working in Mugu-Karnali in partnership with Fastenopfer (Swiss Catholi

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Women's Reproductive Rights Program (WRRP)

Women’s Reproductive Rights Program (WRRP) aims to bring the problem of uterine prolapse (UP) to the attention of policy makers, government, health agencies, donors, the civil society and the

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