The project Environment Conservation through Indigenous Community Empowerment (ECO ICE) in financial support of The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) - Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility (IPAF) in cooperation with Tebtebba Foundation is under implementation in Chepuwa and Rukuma villages of Bhotkhola Rural Municipality of Sankhuwasava.
The objectives of the project are:
1. Reduced deforestation and unburden women from gathering firewood through installation and use of metallic improved cooking stoves
2. Empowered Lhomi and Shingsaba communities enhance their climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts.