The paper drew insights on how hazards exacerbate risks and affects country’s journey towards prosperity. Community-based organizations are the integral actor that supports social, economic and economic well being. ISET-Nepal proposed integrated land use planning that prevents the weakening of CBO by diversifying livelihoods and fostering social capital at community level. Most integrated land use planning are ecosystem centric but the ISET-Nepal’s program focuses on ecosystem and integrates social and cultural aspects. The program acts to counter the negative impacts of Nepal’s urbanizing and modernizing society and creates new system with novel goals and connections that ultimately contribute to building Nepal’s resilience.