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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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The student who left Army School of Afghanistan because of financial problems
 Story of Abdul Motableb Abdul Motaleb, 26, had to give up his studies in the Afghan Army School to take over the role of breadwinner from his aging father. When the health of his father—now 80 plus years old—began deteriorating,Abdul Motaleb knew he had to leave school and abandon his dream of completing his education. “Nowadays in Afghanistan, it is really hard to...
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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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IFAD Nepal Country Programme Workshop Day 2
    IFAD Nepal  Country Programme Workshop Day 2  24 August 2013 On the second day of the event, the participants worked in thematically composed groups to find self-identified and self-monitored solutions for the project implementation issues identified together on the first day. ·         The planning...
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The Livelihood and Poor Men’s Cow in Mid-western Region of Nepal
Goat is one of the most dominant ruminants in Nepal. Goat keeping is an integrated approach for majority of farmers and handy source of money in need and is being effective for poverty reduction and food security improvement. Goat meat is second largest consumed meat and contributes about one fifths of the total meat produced in the country. The goat is popularly known as the poor men’s cow...
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