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CGIAR on Engaging Possible Stakeholders in Nepal

The CGIAR Research Program (CRP) Phase-I is about to end very soon and Phase-II will be starting from 2017. CGIAR centers (Bioversity, CIFOR, CIMMYT, ICARDA, IRRI, IFPRI and IWMI) all working together in Nepal with the vision of freedom from poverty; hunger and environmental degradation were the organizers of a day long Consultation Meeting on Site Integration of CGIAR on 11th... More

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#ICT4AG Handprint Challenge

Participate, Learn and Continuate Date: 5-7 November 2014 Time: 8 am to 5 pm Venue: Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Paklihawa Campus, Nepal Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) have become a crucial need at the present time in each and every sector including agriculture where its usefulness is immense. ICT can empower learners, promote change and foster the development of... More

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  • Access to resources and capacity building
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Promoting Youth Engagement: Setting the scene

Nepalese youth has played an immense role in the political transformation of the country many times; however, their issues are repeatedly unaddressed. Youth represents 38.8% (National Youth Policy, 2010) of the total population of the country, which is a big number considering the fact that young people are the ones to shape the nation’s future. Even though Nepal has very little... More

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  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Youth up for CRP 1.1’s implementation in South Asia region

About 3 billion ha. of land (equivalent to near to 41% of the earth's land) are dry, says an article by the CGIAR Dryland Systems research program CRP 1.1. Furthermore the program states that within a population close to 2.5 billion in dry areas, 16 percent of the population is extremely poor. The CRP1.1 focuses on populations of the dry areas... More

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  • Creating opportunities for policy debate
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Glimpse from the Scientific Symposium, Nepal

In the viewpoint of economic analyst, today's world can be divided into developed and developing countries with significant differences as in development of science and technology,'' shared by Prof. Dayananda Bajracharya, former vice-chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology(NAST). The key element holds with adequate scientific discussions to affect the positive change. And here are silver linings; scientific symposium organized... More

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Scenario of Youth Migration In Nepal

According to the report of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB),  remittance contributes about 25%  to the country's GDP and also according to the report of Department of Immigration of Tribhuvan International Airport  1500 plus  Nepali youths migrate abroad daily to foreign job market. These two facts depict how severe is the situation of youth migration in Nepal. The very low access to... More

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BOOSTING UP AG-LEARNING

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has" a saying by Margaret Mead. Every moment I keep it with me so secretly that in any difficult situation it makes me readily  refreshed and energized.  Nepal is a developing country with instable political system and governance. It... More

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  • Access to resources and capacity building
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