Nepal | Landbouw en natuur

Samen met 9 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 11 dagen naar een landbouw en natuurproject.
Het project duurt van 9 t/m 20 december.

Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 200.
Nepal is an agricultural country. About 80% of the people’s occupation is agriculture. Trade is also mainly of agricultural products. Agriculture provides raw materials for the industries. With the help of good manure, seeds, equipment and irrigation the growth of crops is increased in large quantity. Agriculture is known as the backbone of economy of Nepal. Agriculture occupation consists of three types: food crops, cash crops and mixed crops. Beside this, there are Livestock, Horticulture and Fishery. VIN’s agro/eco farm concept is based on low-external inputs and sustainable farming practices, which allow farmers to integrate different technical elements into the system. It will support to produce crops for both, home consumption and income generation. In Nepal agriculture is the main source of income of the people. However farmers are unaware about modern technology and multiple farms. Many local youth are migrating to other countries for labour. There is a big force of unemployed youth in the country. The main aim of this project is to provide opportunity to youth to get involved into the project. It will enhance the entrepreneurship skills among youth and women on agriculture of VIN’s working community. The project will support the local farmers in day to day activities in their farm. Objectives • To support local farmers in day to day farming activities in their farm. • To provide education to local people in the field of agricultural management, organic eco farming, marketing, farming techniques, irrigation and plant nutrition etc. Work/activities • Hands on activities with the local farmers in their farms. • Educate local people in the field of agricultural management, organic eco farming, marketing, farming techniques, irrigation and plant nutrition etc. • Create mass awareness about the hazards of chemical pesticides so as to aware other farmers in the community into organic production.
The volunteers will stay with the host family/hostel identified by VIN. The living facilities are simple and basic. Male and female Volunteers will share the same living area with separate rooms. There will be 3-5 persons in one room. Volunteers are required to sleep on the simple beds. Please bring your sleeping bag. They will be provided three times food- breakfast, lunch and dinner in Nepali Standard.
VIN will take you to a half day cultural sightseeing. Either before, during or after your workcamp. VIN also organizes weekends travel tours to Chitwan Jungle Safari, Pokhara, Nagarkot at an additional cost if you are interested.
VIN is a non profit charitable volunteer organization based in Nepal founded in 2005. VIN’s mission is to empower marginalized communities through enhanced Education, Health, Income generation & Basic infrastructure programs with special focus on women and children by conducting training and research through mobilizing local and international volunteers to promote equality, economic well-being and basic human rights.We are also a member of international volunteer networks worldwide like CCIVS, NVDA, EU Volunteer ALLIANCE, FoVIN-NL, US, Australia. For detail please visit: https://www.volunteersinitiativenepal.org/
Basic English, Interested in working in group and with Children, Easily adaptable in local Environment, Flexible
The detail info sheet and acceptance letter will be sent from VIN after we receive your Complete Volunteer Exchange Form (VEF) from the sending organization. Local Transportation: 30 EUR will be charged for the round trip to the placement.
Projectnaam

Agro/Eco Farm

Projectcode

VINWC18-23

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

9-12-2018

Einddatum

20-12-2018

Aantal vrijwilligers

10 (5 mannen en 5 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

18 t/m 70 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 200

Taal

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