Environmental Risks of Pesticides and Sustainable Development of Integrated Pest Management for Mountain Areas of Developing Countries considering Socio-economic Conditions and taking Middle Mountains, Central Nepal as an example (DEVELOP IPM NEPAL)

PROJECT LOCATION Jhikhu Khola Watershed, Kabhre Palanchowk District.
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 3
OTHER STAFF 9
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany (TUBS)
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 87
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 261
START DATE (Month/Year) May 1999
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) September 2001
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES NRs. 698,000
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Prof. Fanindra Neupane, Mr. Purna L. Shrestha, Mr. Buddhi Bahadur Kunwar and Ms Niva Shrestha were responsible for the study design, implementation, survey supervision, data analysis and report writing.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

The main objective was to identify socio economic and farming practices and levels, severity of pesticide use/misuse and their hazards to human beings, animals and environment, major types of pesticides used, their supply and distribution and pesticide related technologies in current use.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Design of survey tools and achievements
  • Training of enumerators
  • Training on socio-economic modeling.
  • Conduction of two surveys
  • Data verification, coding and analysis
  • Preparation of two socio-economic survey reports
  • Establishing of socio-economic database.