Swiss Contact are a leading partner organization for the implementation of international development projects. We promote inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies.
Nepal Agricultural Market Development Programme, branded as Sahaj, is a joint initiative of the Governments of Nepal and Switzerland. It is mandated by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Sahaj is designed as a 12-year programme with three phases of four years each. Sahaj is a joint initiative of the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland. It is mandated by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The first phase of the programme started from March 2016 and will continue until June 2020. Sahaj is jointly implemented by Swisscontact as the lead agency, and the Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED).