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Participant Details

    Address (incl. Phone, Fax, website)
    CEST Nepal
    P.O. Box: 11758
    New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
    Email: cestnepal@gmail.com
    Web: www.cestnepal.org.np
    Representative in the STN
    Name: Mr. Ram Chandra Sedai
    Designation: President
    E-mail: sedairam@yahoo.com

    Year of establishment: 2007

    Short description or profile of the Organization/ Company/ Institute
    Established in 2007, CEST Nepal is a NGO registered in DAO Kathmandu and affiliated to     Social Welfare Council Nepal. It is an institution run by a group of young professional     committed to sustainable tourism development & Environment Conservation in Nepal.

 Primary focus:
    Strategic Planning
    Human Resource Development
    Sustainable Tourism Development
    Technical Support

    Ongoing activities related to sustainable tourism    Community awareness and Tourism Promotion Project (CATPP) in Changunarayan,     implemented jointly with BTDC since March, 2008

    Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of ongoing activities
    Bhaktapur, Nepal

    Planned activities related to sustainable tourism
•    Community based rural tourism programme in Manakamana, Betini, and Bakreshwor area, Gorkha.

    Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of planned activities
    Gorkha (Mansaslu), Annapurna (Manang, Mustang, Kaski, Lamjung)
    Langtang (Rasuwa, Nuwakot, Sindupalchowk), Sindupalchowk.

    Past activities related to sustainable tourism

    Tourism feasibility studies (Budanilkantha-Gosaikunda area, Helambu-panchpokhari area)
    Prepared Tourism Development & Management plan for Manakamana plan for     manakamana areas for NTB
    Technical Assistance for Training on Tourism Hospitality-NTB & WWF.

    Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of past activities
    Palpa, Rasuwa, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Sindupalchowk.

    Strengths of your organization
Tourism Plans and reviews
    Tourism plans & reviews
    Capacity building
    Research & publications
    Social mobilization
    Awareness building
    Environmental awareness/preservation
   Culture heritage conservation
   Forward/backward linkages in local economy
    Rural tourism development
   Conservation and preservation.