Emergency Response to the Nepal Earthquake 2015 in the poorest wards of Baluwa VDC, Kavre

In collaboration with Association for the International Solidarity in Asia (ASIA-Nepal), Center for Environmental and Agricultural, Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED) launched a new project for the Emergency Response to the massive earthquake that struck Nepal on 25th April 2015, which affected 32 of 75 districts, causing death of 8,000 people and damaging about 800,000 houses worth billions of rupees.

The project “Emergency Response to the Nepal Earthquake 2015 in the poorest wards of Baluwa VDC, Kavre” is planned to be implemented from July to October 2015. Within the duration of this three and half months, it aims to support farmers to increase income through cash crops especially short  duration vegetable farming activities. In specific terms, it promotes vegetable farming for home consumption of nutritious vegetables and sale for cash earning by the earthquake affected families.  Its expected outcome is to provide, support to 1,500 HH for home gardening and 800 HH for commercial vegetable farming.