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Weaving out of poverty and into prosperity
Story of Jahangir Carpet weaving is a traditional vocation in Afghanistan, but for Jahangir, it means much more than that. It presented him a unique opportunity to ride on the skills he inherited from his ancestors and take his family on a flight out of poverty. Moreover, he managed to incorporate his own artistry into the family vocation, turning it into a profitable business and...
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From Hopeless to Hopeful
The Story of Hamar Gul Hamar Gul, her husband Mohammed Esa, and their five young children were poor but were content and coping with the income of Mohammed, who was a stone miner in Badakhshan. One fateful day three years ago, Mohammed said goodbye to his wife and kids with a smile before heading off to his day job. An expert at stone extraction, Mohammed was hammering out a stone...
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IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT
Our concerted effort for agricultural development; Along with the stories, hopes and experiences of farmers IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT Kaushal Shrestha    The first IFAD Nepal Knowledge Event was held on a rainy October 13 afternoon, in Kathmandu, in the presence of almost 100 participants, including Mr. Jaya Mukunda Khanal, respected Secretary at...
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“When you have common objectives, you can shake hands” ... from the Farmers Forum
It was great to be in the room yesterday afternoon, when representatives of farmers’ organizations from Asia and the Pacific held their regional working group session with IFAD colleagues as part of the fourth global Farmers’ Forum.   During the three-hour session, participants had the opportunity to: Assess results of the Mid-Term Cooperation Programme (MTCP) with...
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Is a dedicated person required in every project for knowledge management?
Hi all, As you know knowledge management and sharing is very important. But most of the countries/projects are not paying attentions in this regard. IFAD and FAO take some measures to aware the projects in this context, just like KS-Asia workshops and ifad.asia.org (Web portal). Now my question is that is any dedicated person required in every project for knowledge management,...
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