The trainings on Advocacy Challenge Fund and website were conducted at two phases and clusters in the seven districts of the eastern development region. The first phase was conducted at Dhankuta cluster comprising 4 districts of Dhankuta, Terhathum, Sankhuwasabha and Bhojpur on Jan 25 – 26, 2016 and while the second phase was conducted at Ilam cluster comprising 3 districts of Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung on Jan 28 – 29, 2016

The overall objective of the training was to orient district target groups, stakeholders, and value chain actors about the advocacy challenge fund website and its operation, develop concept notes, foster easy application process and access to grant under three funding windows.