NARMA’s proven track records of expertise include preparation of project proposals, strategic documents, project formulation and appraisal, action researches, baseline surveys, impact assessment, monitoring and evaluation studies, agricultural market and trade analysis, gender analysis, socio-economic studies, strategic formulation, project evaluation and institutional development & assessment.
NARMA has grown to become one of the leading consulting companies in Nepal. It has already worked for (a) many ministries and departments of Government of Nepal which include, among others, the National Planning Commission(NPC), the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives(MOAC) and the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation(MOFSC) etc. (b) leading International Non-government Organizations and (c) the donors (external funding agencies). In the process, NARMA has established a good professional rapport with many government departments, international development agencies (DFID, GTZ, SNV, USAID, JICA, WFP, UNDP, FAO etc) and international non-government organizations (Care/Nepal, Helvetas, CECI etc). The trust over its services has been evident from the incessant flow of new projects it has been mustering.
Since the inception NARMA has been focusing its efforts to generate innovative solutions to the persistent problems of Nepal’s development and exploring viable alternatives to contribute to the overall development objective of the country-poverty reduction through inclusive development. As a development consultant, NARMA takes an integrated approach in its work, combining the knowledge of multi-disciplinary range of professionals with beneficiary participation and ownership building. What has made NARMA different is its emphasis on:
· Pro-poor stance
· People and community oriented solutions
· Innovative and locally appropriate approaches to problem solving
· Collective learning and capacity development
· Ownership building and sustainability
From the outset, the overriding motto of NARMA has been the satisfaction of its valued clients through timely and quality delivery of services. To date, NARMA is treasured for its independent professional outlook in its works.
NARMA does believe in team approach in accomplishing any assignments it takes. Accordingly, it carefully selects dedicated and competent professionals and assigns one of its directors or senior staff to oversee that the work meets both the standards and expectations of the client.
More information on the activities of NARMA Consultancy can be found on the company website www.narma.org.np.