PWEDO at ground ActionPosted by: admin | Posted on: March 5, 2020
Capacity building of local stakeholders for solid waste management at source (household level) by applying 3R (Reducing, Reusing and Recycling) techniques and composting from organic wastes in Ward No 13 and 14 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City was funded by Australian Embassy for the year 2008/2009, and Bagmati Civilization Integrated Development Committee/GoN for the year 2011. PWEDO has continued three activities on solid waste management at household level and capacity building programs are being continued by the PWEDO staff. PWEDO implemented three year projects on Conservation of degraded agricultural land and livelihood improvement of marginalized farmers in Dhading District and Development of agricultural entrepreneurship among rural youth for self-employment in Nuwakot. Both these projects were supported by National Agriculture Research and Development Fund (NARDF), Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Government of Nepal. In Nuwakot the project remained successful in changing subsistence agriculture to small scale commercialization. The youth farmers are inspired and encouraged from the knowledge and technical skills they gained, which has been applied for increasing income.
PWEDO is organizing, participating and contributing activities in celebrating International Women’s Daywith a slogan of “Stronger Women, Stronger Nation”. International Environment Day (Planting, cleaning, and advocacy), World Population Day, UN Day, Labor Day, Tourism Day, Human Rights Day, Clean Up the World Day, Kathmandu City Clean Up Campaign, International Farmers’ Day, International Day of Cooperatives, International Youth Day, and the International Day of Peace, besides actively contributing on literacy education, family planning, sustainable increases in agricultural productivity and access to food, nutrition, health, hygiene and sanitation, health camps and environmental awareness programs in Dhading, Nuwakot, Lamjung and Kathmandu districts for improving livelihood and enhancing quality of life.
PWEDO is working actively together with Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development,Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Kirtipur Municipality, Swayambhu Development Committee, Australian Embassy, Micro Enterprise Development Program (MRDEP/UNDP), Cooperatives, Farmers Groups and other clubs/service providers for sustainable development, poverty reduction, women leadership development, capacity building, conservation and promotion of nature and culture, and other programs related to population, women and environment. PWEDO is sharing knowledge, exchanging experiences, communicating the local, national and international communities and disseminating information onsocial, economic and ecological empowerment through media publications (TV