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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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Cell of change
Mobile technology has greatly aided farmers in India; Nepal should emulate such practices The hills of Almora in Uttarakhand of neighbouring India resemble the landscape in Nepal. The culture and way of life of the people are similar too. However, farmers there are a little more fortunate than Nepali farmers. They can obtain information on market prices, weather conditions, agricultural...
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Hidden Stories of the Hidden Himalayas
ECS Nepal | , March 2013 Humla? Do you know it is the most rural part of Nepal? Humla? 2900 meters above sea level! You are going to freeze to death! Humla? Make sure you pack loads of food! People are starving there and you might as well. Humla? Now you’ll see the “real” Nepal! Humla? I just read news about salt shortage there. With all these warnings,...
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Use of mobile phones as a means of data gathering for rural surveys
  It is now feasible to use mobile phones to collect data for sample surveys of project outcomes and impacts.  Mobile phones have the potential to cut the cost of carrying out surveys, reduce the time required, and minimise the possibility of errors in the data.      A number of organisations have developed software that allow mobile phones to replace paper...
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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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