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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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Rural transformation needs holistic approaches?
By Anura Herath I have had the “golden opportunity” to listen to a great keynote speech delivered by Professor M S Swaminathan, one of the world authorities in rice breeding research. He spoke at the Regional Workshop organised by IFAD’s Asia and the Pacific Division in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 2 - 4 December 2014. The theme of the workshop was “Transforming Rural Areas: Strategic...
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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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Stories from the Field: Empowering Rural Women
Text: Kaushal Man Shrestha Photos: © IFAD, Kaushal Shrestha Ram Piyari Ghorsaine Social Mobiliser, Kavre, LFLP In hope of supporting better lives, for themselves and their families, around 1000 Nepali men travel abroad for work every single day. While some return with fulfilled hopes, many returnees are not as fortunate. But what is actually unfortunate is that a certain...
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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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