Ten days Basic Organic Agriculture Training to HIV infected.


In the collaboration of Sustainable Agricultural Development Program, Nepal (SADP-Nepal), Gobardhan Sharma Memorial Trust Fund and Nawa Kiran Plus, 10 days residential training on Basic Organic Agriculture was conducted from June 15th to June 24,2010 and July 4th to July 13th, 2010 in two phase at Govardhan Sharma Organic Agriculture Resource Center Pokhrelphant, Vyas – 9 of Tanahun district.

Altogether 31 participants were involved in the programs who are the members of Nava Kiran plus and they were provided available materials within the training spot during the training period. The training was provided in two phase with 14 members in one training while 17 members in another training program. Majority of participants were more male than female only 7 female were in the training. The technician from the government sector was also hired by NGO for offering the theoretical and practical knowledge concerning the organic farming.

Curriculum regarding the training on beneficiaries of organic farming was targeted towards the youth (Majority are HIV positive) for the feasible way of income generation. The participant’s main objective is to go commercially in the organic agriculture with the usage of discarded organic waste as a major fertilizer.  Some of the participants were practicing traditional farming but the use of chemical fertilizers and pest management is very common. Though they are little aware about the consequences of chemical fertilizers in the soil but still the use of chemical fertilizer is practicing because the farmers are unaware about the alternative bio-pesticides and bio-fertilizers in place of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. According to farmers with the use of chemical fertilizer, the productivity have increased and till now the productivity have not decreased but the use of chemical fertilizer have increased in the field. The resistant power of the pest has increased with the use of such chemical pesticides. Also the quantitative use of chemical fertilizer has increased in the field. During the 10 days training package, theoretical class ran for three days and practical class in field was carried out in respite days.

In the collaboration of Sustainable Agricultural Development Program, Nepal (SADP-Nepal), Gobardhan Sharma Memorial Trust Fund and Nawa kiran Plus, 10 days residential training on Basic Organic Agriculture was conducted from June 15th to June 24,2010 and July 4th to July 13th, 2010 in two phase at Govardhan Sharma Organic Agriculture Resource Center Pokhrelphant, Vyas – 9 of Tanahun district with the team of 8 members including resource person from SADP-Nepal and LEAD-Nepal.

Altogether 31 participants were involved in the programs who are the members of Nava Kiran plus and they were provided available materials within the training spot during the training period. The training was provided in two phase with 14 members in one training while 17 members in another training program. Majority of participants were more male than female only 7 female were in the training. The technician from the government sector was also hired by NGO for offering the theoretical and practical knowledge concerning the organic farming.

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