• Field demonstration of bucket drip irrigation in Gandaki river basin
    16 June 2014

    The team led by Dr. Ajay Jha from Colorado State University (CSU) demonstrated efficient irrigation using small bucket drip systems to smallholder farmers in the three project districts of Kapilvastu, Syangja and Dhading. More than 80 farmers eagerly learned how the drip kit works and its application to small scale nutritional food gardens and feed production. Twenty five bucket drip kits were provided to the farmers in different villages to demonstrate on their own farms....read more>>

  • The Small Earth Nepal (SEN) celebrated World Environment Day 2014 with school students
    5 June 2014

    The Small Earth Nepal (SEN) celebrated World Environment Day (WED) 2014 with the school students of Ishwori Lower Secondary School, government school, located at Chilaune village of Sundrijal Village Development Committee (VDC).  The program was focused on raising awareness among the students and teachers of the school about the various environmental issues such as climate change, solid waste management and importance of ...read more>>

  • Community empowerment for climate resiliency
    14 May 2014

    The project  Adaptation to climate change by livestock smallholders in Gandaki River Basin aims to build resiliency among livestock smallholders by equipping them with new technologies for managing water in order to grow feed and improve livestock productivity.The project has been piloting different combinations of fodder species at demonstration sites in the three districts around the Gandaki River Basin (Dhading, Syangja and Kapilvastu). In the third cycle of the fodder cultivation comparing different irrigation systems (furrow and drip) .... read more>>>

  • Policy Brief Writeshop for Early Career Researchers in South Asia completed with Fellowship Awards
    4 May 2014

    The Small Earth Nepal (SEN), in collaboration with the Consortium for Capacity Building (CCB) at INSTAAR at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, and Small Earth Australia (SEA), Australia, successfully organized a workshop entitled “Policy Brief ‘Writeshop’ for Early Career Researchers in South Asia” in Kathmandu, Nepal on 1-3 May 2014.. read more>>>

  • Policy Forum: Bridging Science and Policy in South Asia
    4 May 2014/Kathmandu, Nepal

    The policy forum attracted more than sixty participants from South Asia. The participants were scientists, policy makers, students and journalists from different aspects. The main objective of the forum was to discuss about the regional policy need and to identify the gap between science and policy and also to enhance the research and development which is least practiced in the South Asian region. Speaking as a panelist, Dr. Dinesh Chandra Devkota, Former Vice Chair of National Planning commission (NPC), Government of Nepal highlighted the uncertainty of the research... read more>>>

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