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  •  Farmers’ Field School in Bara Farmers’ Field School in BaraAug 14, 2012

  • Access to energy improves lives, livelihoodsAccess to energy improves lives, livelihoodsMay 19, 2014August 2009; The Sundevi User committee, comprising of 49 members in Suklaphanata Wildlife Reserve, Jhalari village of Kanchanpur district has been cultivating Camomile (Matricaria chamomilla)' a herbal plant to extract oil. The herbs are being distilled into valuable essential oils under the supervision of Biosys-Nepal Ltd to ensure that the oil quality meets the high standards needed for selling as organically grown oil in the European market.

  • Bio-briquette production saves environment, increases incomeBio-briquette production saves environment, increases incomeMar 25, 2013June 2007; People of Dumarwana VDC, Bara district have been producing and using briquettes for cooking as it greatly helps in reducing indoor pollution. Briquettes are used as substitute for firewood and kerosene and it hugely reduces carbondioxide emission.

  • Bringing the World Closer: Micro Hydro Operated Cable TV NetworkBringing the World Closer: Micro Hydro Operated Cable TV NetworkMar 22, 2013It might sound quite astounding, but the community people of a remote village called Dudilabhati are finding themselves very close to the rest of the world through connection of their TVs with the cable network of the disc antenna. This has become possible due to the micro hydro system, which is installed for generating electricity for household lighting and end-use applications. The Dudilabhati village is situated at 30 Km from the nearest motorable road at Baglung Bazar. It takes one day to walk from Baglung to the village.

  • Camomile cultivation for livelihoods promotionCamomile cultivation for livelihoods promotionMar 27, 2013August 2009; The Sundevi User committee, comprising of 49 members in Suklaphanata Wildlife Reserve, Jhalari village of Kanchanpur district has been cultivating Camomile (Matricaria chamomilla)' a herbal plant to extract oil. The herbs are being distilled into valuable essential oils under the supervision of Biosys-Nepal Ltd to ensure that the oil quality meets the high standards needed for selling as organically grown oil in the European market.

  • Conservation in Thakurdwara bufferzone, Bardia National ParkConservation in Thakurdwara bufferzone, Bardia National ParkMar 27, 2013

  • Conservation of blackbucks !Conservation of blackbucks !Mar 28, 2013September 2010; A small population of nine blackbucks (deer) were discovered in Khairapur of Bardiya district (mid-west region) in 1976. Khairapur is the only place in Nepal that shelters the almost extinct population of blackbucks locally known as Krishnasar.

  • Conserving vultures for healthier environmentConserving vultures for healthier environmentMar 28, 2013July 2010; The number of vanishing vulture population has been increasing in Nawalparasi after the establishment of community managed Vulture Restaurant. The average number of vultures arriving per feed increased from 54 in 2007 to 82 in 2008 and 116 in 2009. Likewise, the number of nests in the surrounding areas increased every year from 17 (2006/07) to 33 (07/08), to 46 (08/09) and 68 (09/10).

  • Dagtundanda village lights upDagtundanda village lights upMar 27, 2013March 2009; Until recently the 765 households of Dagtundanda village, Baglung have relied on batteries, candles and smoky lanterns to light their homes and on agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods.

  • Electricity enables establishment of community FM stationElectricity enables establishment of community FM stationAug 5, 2012