Forms of Development Cooperation

Germany and Nepal work together in many ways. Here, you will find further information about German governmental, non-governmental and regional cooperation.

Bilateral development cooperation

Governmental cooperation includes all projects of technical and financial cooperation committed by Germany to Nepal. On behalf of the German Government and in close cooperation with the German Embassy in Nepal, the following German organizations are cooperating with their Nepalese partners on joint programmes and projects.

Websites of implementing organizations:

Non-governmental cooperation

In addition to bilateral governmental cooperation, there is a large number of programmes run by non-governmental actors such as churches, political foundations, NGOs or private initiatives. The German Government regards the contributions of these organizations as a value added to governmental development cooperation and supports them financially.

Regional Cooperation

The German Government also assists Nepal within the framework of regional development cooperation. Addressing trans-boundary issues and topics German Development Cooperation supports two regional institutions, ICIMOD and SAARC.

The support of the German Government to ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development) aims at strengthening regional cooperation of the countries of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region regarding natural resource management and climate change.

German Development Cooperation is also cooperating with the Kathmandu-based Secretariat of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) to improve the capacities for strategic management, trade-related matters, and organizational development.

Websites of regional cooperations: