Climate Smart Agriculture: Enhancing Adaptive Capacity of the Rural Communities

    Agriculture remains crucial for pro-poor economic growth in most developing countries. More than in any other sector, improvements in agricultural performance have the potential to increase rural incomes and purchasing power for large numbers of people to lift them out of poverty. It is the largest contributor to average global GDP; the biggest source of foreign … More Climate Smart Agriculture: Enhancing Adaptive Capacity of the Rural Communities

Electrifying rural Nepal with Improved Water Mills: A DREAM to fulfill

 When we met the 35 water mill owners, who came to take part in the national workshop of improved watermills, jointly organized by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) and Centre for Rural Technology (CRT), Nepal; the facilitator of the workshop, Uttam Jha asked mill owners a straight question:-what do you want to do with … More Electrifying rural Nepal with Improved Water Mills: A DREAM to fulfill

Money for methane: Success Stories of Carbon finance

The 2010 and 2011 are two remarkable years for the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation as well as its national partners in Nepal and Cambodia, as because, the countries receive long pending carbon credits issuance and successfully registered its pro-poor domestic biogas based emission reduction projects. These successes have ensured a steady flow of carbon revenue … More Money for methane: Success Stories of Carbon finance