Community Development & Advocacy Forum Nepal (CDAFN) is a non-profit and a non-governmental organization. It was established in 2006 in Mahottari district in Nepal and registered under Social Welfare Council (registration number 19921 dated 2006/07/02). The organization was formed and operated by a group of professionals of natural resource management and social development sectors. CDAFN has been implementing projects for natural resources management, watershed management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and agriculture-based livelihoods for more than 16 years in different districts of Madhesh province. For the last 5 years, the organization has successfully completed various projects along the Ratu watershed from upstream side to its downstream areas with funding support from Caritas Germany/Caritas Nepal, President Chure Conservation Program, Home Garden project of SDC & LI-BIRD, ELIVES project of DFID, ADRA UK/Nepal & iDE Nepal, Greening the Jaleshwor Municipality Program and COVID-19 Recovery support to COVID affected families project of UNDP.
An Equal and prosperous society will be built by making communities aware of their basic needs and rights.
We will make our continuous efforts to assist in fulfilling the basic rights of the target communities
For the development of the community, the civil society will be empowered and self-reliant to help maintain peace, development, and good governance.