The team of PEEDA visited different sites in Bardibas, Mahottari from 18th to 19th April 2018 along with the other members from different organizations namely UMN-Nepal, Li-Bird, RRN, NARC and SAHAS-Nepal to observe the activities in relation to climate smart agriculture. The team observed Concrete Irrigation Canal, Water Harvesting pond, drinking water RVT tanks, Home Garden Program, solar water pumping system, sprinkler irrigation and degraded land rehabilitation activities. PEEDA would like to thank Bread for the world, UMN-Nepal, Li-Bird and Community Development and Advocacy Forum Nepal (CDAFN) for providing opportunity for such exposure visit.
Ms. Maria Fiedler from Bread for the World (BfdW), Germany and Ms. Mohini Chaudhary from Financial Management Service Foundation (FMSF), New Delhi visited PEEDA to discuss on the technical & financial progress of the current project namely “Climate Resilient Communities and Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives for Pro-poor of Dolakha District of Nepal” on March 2, 2018. Along with it, discussions took place for next phase of project to strengthen the partnership between BfdW and PEEDA as an effective and long term future collaboration.
Awareness program on climate change and earthquake was conducted to students of project areas namely Thulopatal, Mirge and Namdu of Dolakha district from 24/02/2018 to 28/02/2018. Moreover, second level of competition on essay & poem was conducted among the students and were also mentored by the Nepali teacher on techniques to write good essay and poem.
The team of Kathmandu Alternative Power and Energy Group (KAPEG), People, Energy and Environment Development Association (PEEDA) and National Technical University of Athens/ Rural Electrification Research Group (NTUA/RurERG) successfully completed the installation of 1.2 kW Solar-wind Hybrid System for the electrification of office of Ward no 4 and health post of Nisdi Rural Municipality, Mityal, Palpa. The installation was completed on 16th of November 2017.
On 17th November 2017, 20th annual general meeting of PEEDA was held successfully with active participation of members of PEEDA and few invitees. Additionally, the fourth annual publication of PEEDA namely "Energy Insight volume IV" was launched.
Kathmandu Alternative Power & Energy group (KAPEG) and People, Energy & Environment Development Association (PEEDA) in collaboration with National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), is organizing a 5 days Small Wind Turbine Construction Course from October 31st to November 4th 2017. So, we are looking for 1 dedicated recently graduated Mechanical or Electrical and Electronics Engineer. Please see the attached flyer for more details; 5Dayworkshop_Wind