Integrated Development Forum (Ekikrit Bikash Munch) (EBM)

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Integrated Development Forum (Ekikrit Bikash Munch) (EBM)

History and Key Successes of the Organisation

A Brief History of the Organisation

Ekikrit Bikash Munch (EBM) is a local Non-Governmental Organisation which was founded by a group of local social leaders, teachers, farmers, women and youth of Bhatekhola and Masta of the Masta Rural Municipality in 2003. Formerly it was known as the Integrated Community Forestry and Multi- Purpose Farmer Group. This was replaced by Ekikrit Bikash Munch in 2009. From the beginning, EBM has been trying to address the low productivity, low income and poor standard of living amongst farmers in the above Rural Municipality. With the support of UMN it has been enabling farmers to be more productive and to produce high quality crops.

   Key Successes and Achievements of the Organisation:
  • It is a well -known NGO working in food security at district level which has a well-managed office in the district headquarters, as well as a field office in Bhatekhola;
  • Have contributed to the declaration of an open defecation free Bhatekhola.;
  • Registered and established a farmer’s cooperative supported by EBM;
  • Produced professional farmers in Bhatekhola and Masta of the Masta Rural Municipality.

Organisational Strategic Information

DAO Reg. No.  175/2060
SWC Affiliation No.  21730/2063
PAN No.  301691547

Creation of a prosperous society.


Support communities to increase access to income, livelihood, education and health services.


To improve crop productivity, farm income and rural livelihoods for the poor and marginalised people of Bajhang.

  • To increase the income of farmers through livelihood support;
  • To empower poor and marginalised people through the empowerment programme;
  • To promote education for all;
  • To address climate change and other sustainable issues.
Core Values

Transparency and Integrity; Equality and Social Justice; Special Concern for the Poor and Marginalised People.

Geographic Areas Covered

Bajhang District especially Talkot, Masta and Kada Rural Municipalities.

Target Beneficiaries

Poor and marginalised communities with a focus on women and children, Dalits, people living with disabilities.

Thematic Focus

Food Security; Health and sanitation; Education.

Networks and Affiliations

Member and Staff Diversity

Current Partnership/Donors (maximum of three)

Phased Out Projects (maximum of three)

Organisational Growth

Contact Details

Chainpur, Bajhang

Prem Bahadur Budha, Chairperson

Bharat Bahadur Adhikari, Programme Co-ordinator
Rajendra Khadka, Member

Last Updated: May 2018

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