Nepal Country Platform

Host organisations: Resource Identification & Management Society Nepal (RIMS Nepal)

Contact person:

Rabindra Shrestha (rabindra.rimsnepal@gmail.com)

About the Nepal Country Platform

Prolinnova-Nepal aims at developing and institutionalising partnership and methodologies that promote processes of local innovation in environmentally sound use of natural resources. It is an initiative undertaken in partnership between several Nepal-based organisations. The Working Group, which supervises the day-to-day implementation of the activities, was coordinated for several years by LI-BIRD (Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, …

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Prolinnova–Nepal meeting to strengthen network

At a meeting of Prolinnova–Nepal on 12 December 2022 in Lalitpur, 17 participants came together, including not only existing members of the Country Platform (CP) but also people from new organisations, as representatives of government institutions, NGOs, universities and consulting firms or as individuals. Suman Manandhar, co-chair of the Prolinnova Oversight Group (POG), gave an overview …

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Women innovators showcased in Appropriate Technology magazine

The March 2021 issue of the Appropriate Technology magazine (Vol. 48, No. 1) published two articles on women innovators in Kenya and Nepal. Prolinnova partners in the two countries have been working with these women in farmer-led joint research and helping them share their experiences within and beyond their communities. Both women presented their innovations …

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Once in the Prolinnova family… always in the Prolinnova family…

Dharma Dangol has been an active member of Prolinnova-Nepal from its inception. He was also the Country Platform (CP) coordinator in the period during which the CP secretariat was hosted by the Natural History Museum of the Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu. Dharma retired in April this year but is committed to continuing the work of …

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International Farmer Innovation Day 2017 celebrated in Nepal

]]> International Farmer Innovation Day (IFID) was celebrated in Nepal on 29 November 2017 with a seminar on farmer innovation. Prolinnova–Nepal organised the event together with the Natural History Museum (NHM) of Tribhuvan University, Rarahil Memorial School, Creative Academy and CENEED (Center for Nepal Environmental & Educational Development).   ]]> Mayor of Kirtipur Municipality, Ramesh …

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Seminar on local innovation for agricultural development held at secondary school in Kathmandu

A seminar was jointly organised on 5 October 2017 by Prolinnova-Nepal and Rarahil Memorial School, a secondary school in Kathmandu. The event was held in the school hall. Two students of agriculture from Mahendra Ratna Multiple Campus in Ilam District of East Nepal made presentations. Ms Salina Maharjan presented on “Agricultural Education in Nepal” highlighting …

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Prolinnova-Nepal at APAARI consultation on agri-food innovation

An expert consultation on agri-food innovation in Asia and the Pacific was held on 1-3 November 2016 in Taiwan, jointly organised by the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutes (APAARI) with other international organisations. The meeting emphasised the need to involve farming communities in innovation processes with scientists. Suman Manandhar was invited to present lessons …

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