Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are pleased to invite you to a virtual discussion on Agriculture and Livelihood Recovery in the Context of COVID-19. The webinar is composed of four sessions to discuss its impact on availability and access to food, migrant returnees, gender equality and job opportunities, respectively.

11-12:30pm Monday 20 July 2020

Session 1: Building more resilient food supply systems

  • Dr. Hari Bahadur K.C. (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development)
  • Dr. Chang Gil Kim (Professor, Seoul National University)
  • Mr. Chiranjibi Adhikari (National Project Manager, Value Chain Development of Fruit and Vegetables Project)

Register here:  https://undp.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iFZotDm7TOapBY8QOAZR9Q


11am Wednesday 22 July 2020

Session 2: COVID-19 and migrant workers

  • Mr. Pushpa Raj Shahi (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies
  • Dr. Nir Bahadur Gurung (Asst. Professor, Lumbini Buddhist University)
  • Mr. Prajwal Sharma (Migration and Development Officer, IOM Nepal)
  • Ms. Sharu Joshi (Board Member, Nepal Policy Institute – Migration Lab)

Register here:  https://undp.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7fewJerJRsGY-T9wopoF6Q


11-12:30pm Friday 24 July 2020

Session 3: Gendered impact of COVID-19 on livelihood

  • Ms. Manamaya Pangeni (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen)
  • Dr. Hye Seung Cho (Associate Research Fellow, Korean Women’s Development Institute)
  • Mr. Santosh Acharya (Programme Officer, UN Women)

Register here:  https://undp.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_G89tHUCHTI-NO3nrqL5luA


11-12:30pm  Monday 27 July 2020

Session 4: Crisis as an opportunity to be back to the farms

*Seats are limited to 500 participants only.



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