At the EXCOM meeting in Kathmandu, NEDAC and NCBL organized a workshop to mitigate and be resilient to climate change impacts.
Kathmandu – NEDAC and National Cooperatives Bank Ltd. (NCBL), Nepal jointly organized a workshop on “Current trends, Prospects, and Challenges to Climate-resilient Cooperative Sector”. The workshop was held as an in-person event at the Royal Singi Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal and was held as part of the NEDAC EXCOM meeting organised in the morning session. The workshop was attended by over 60 NEDAC members and local cooperative organizations from Nepal.
The workshop is aimed to create a conducive environment for climate-resilient policy dialogue among stakeholders, as well as to integrate innovative ideas and insights from experts in order to mitigate climate change impacts.
The workshop commenced with a welcome address by the Chairman of NEDAC, Mr. Pankaj Kumar Bansal, followed by the address of the Chief Guest, Ms. Ranjita Shrestha, Minister of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Government of Nepal. The workshop continued with keynote sessions delivered by distinguished speakers, Dr. Prakash Kumar Shrestha, Executive Director from Nepal Rastra Bank, who presented “Tools to Battle Current Financial Crisis in Cooperatives”, and Dr. Vishnu Prasad Pandey, Professor (Water Resources) from the Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, who focused his presentation on “Responding to Climate Change Through Climate-resilient Agriculture”.
Following the keynote session, an interactive Q&A and discussion proceeded, driven by the enthusiastic participants. Then, the workshop was officially concluded with a comprehensive wrap-up of the keynote presentations.
- Responding to Climate Change Through Climate-Resilient Agriculture
- Tools to Avoid Financial Stress (Crisis) in Saving and Credit Cooperatives