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In the remote hills of Humla in Nepal, the women there have more than one husband. Community elders said this tradition has been going on for a long time. With polyandry, expenditure can be more efficient and easier to take care of. Rajneesh Bhandari has a detailed report from Nepal.
This is a true immersion experience; it’s your opportunity to experience the “real” Nepal. Volunteers live and work in a local community and immerse themselves completely in village life. Located 35km from the capital city of Kathmandu, the project team manages a women's farm cooperative, a medical clinic and provides English classes to local children. To learn more about how you can volunteer in Nepal visit http://www.cisaustralia.com.au/volunteer-abroad/nepal/rural-nepal-community-development
Barpak is a Nepalese village that is home to many Gurkhas, an ethnic group renowned for generations of service in the British and Indian military. The village was devastated by an earthquake that struck on April 25. PHOTO: PAULA BRONSTEIN FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnetwork More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/home-page Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjlive Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJLive Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/ Follow WSJ on Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.c...
Community Score Cards is a community-based participatory tool used for holding local authorities accountable for providing quality services in areas like health, agriculture and education. The video describes and discusses the different stages of using the tool with actual examples from Nepal. Produced for ActionAid by Peter Bischoff / Keep Looking Productions. This is a new version of this http://youtu.be/ELz5dwWIcIU with very minor changes
PEI supports six countries in Asia Pacific to achieve Sustainable Development by integrating ecological, climate and fairness concerns into national, subnational and sectoral economic decision making and planning processes. The programme supports Ministries of Finance, Planning and Local Government to direct public and private investments to achieve greener, more inclusive economies. PEI's impact on institutions, policies and investments is the result of a wide range of interventions. These vary from capacity building for decision makers in sustainability and climate change adaptation; to producing sound economic research and analysis; tracking public spending on climate change; improving enforcement of environmental regulations.
Produced by Meghraj Rasaili: Dom community, a socially excluded caste group of Terai, Nepal. In the Hindu caste system, Dom, belongs to Dalit and known as so-called untouchable. In this report, one of community member has explained how they are discriminated even in public place like tea shop.
Changing Childrens Lives In Nepal - Community WISP SW Nepal, Andy Morrison (Andisa IT Consultants Ltd, United Kingdom). Andisa and Rotary run a WISP helping schools in the remote Panchamol valley SW of Pokhara. We will explain; What is the project How we started and where the network is now. Challenges to overcome, local terrain, planning, power, solar needs,reliable internet feed,costs Why Mikrotik and Why an out of country design. Features in RouterOS and network design that overcame problems. NV2, OSPF, proper network design. Our future development plans . PDF: https:.
Produced by Meghraj Rasaili:- Badi community is marginalized community of the Dalit of Nepal. Their poverty level is higher than other Dalit. Most of them are landless, illiterate and do difficult job for hand to mouth problem. Their traditional occupation is singing, dancing and (prostitution?) to entertain the people. I made this video in 2009.They have told their sorrow by song. Please watch this painful story and understand their livelihood.
The Royal Mountain Travel and Community Homestay Global Network presents Community Homestay project in Nepal where students can find work opportunities in the field of environment, social science, governance, culture and the arts, health and wellbeing, humanities, regional planning and sustainable development. Find out more at www.communityhomestay.org
Tooting horns and ringing chimes, hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital Monday for a colorful celebration of Gaijatra, a Hindu festival to remember the dead that is gleefully overtaken each year by the country's gay community. In this socially conservative Hindu-majority nation, the festival was traditionally the only day people felt free to cross-dress. But social norms are changing fast as this fledgling Himalayan democracy emerges from centuries of religious monarchy. A government committee is recommending same-sex marriage be guaranteed in a new constitution — an unprecedented move that would give gay and lesbian couples the right to adopt, buy joint property, open joint bank accounts and inherit from one another. http://news.yahoo.com...
UK support to community forestry in Nepal has endured for 30 years and is an example of a hugely significant and long term partnership with the Government of Nepal, delivering transformative social, institutional, economic and environmental change.
Aditya Jha, C.M., LL.D is a Nepalese Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist and social activist. A globetrotter, his business portfolio consists of several start-ups and turn-arounds with interests in Canada, India, Thailand and Nepal. Program Produced by Buddhi Sagar Bashyal
Resource Identification and Management Society, Nepal (RIMS-Nepal), in consortium with Environmental Resource Institute (ERI) and Himalayan Community Development Forum (HICODEF) is one of the non-state Implementing Agency (IA) responsible to deliver Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme (MSFP) in Lot III Western Terai (Nawalparasi, Rupandehi, and Kapilvastu). The MSFP is an initiative of the Government of Nepal (GoN) funded jointly by the Government of Finland, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC, and the Government of UK, Department for International Development (DFID). The programme aims to improve livelihoods and resilience of the poor and disadvantaged people in Nepal by maximizing the contribution of the country's forestry sector to inclusive economic growth, poverty red...
Youth (defined in Nepal as people aged 16-40) make up 40% of Nepal’s population, meaning they have an important role to play in the country’s future peace and stability. However conflict at home and in the wider community can affect young people’s development and their approach to peace. Our Community Initiative for Common Understanding (CICU) project brings together young people from 15 Village Development Committees (VDCs) to work on conflict mitigation, and aims to foster mutual understanding and cooperation between youth and potentially conflicting groups.
China is ready to align development strategies with Nepal and hopes to build the two neighbors into a community of shared destiny, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a meeting with Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the western Indian state of Goa on Saturday. Xi said China and Nepal are close neighbors with friendship from generation to generation, and has engaged in cooperation in all areas. Since the establishment of diplomatic ties, China-Nepal relations have maintained sound and stable development. He added that China attaches great importance to the relations with Nepal, and is willing to deepen practical cooperation in all areas. He called on the two countries to support each other on issues relating to the core interests and those of major concerns. He also called fo...