Practical Action and Alternative Energy Promotion Center organized a national level sharing workshop on Energizing Sustainable Rural Livelihood. Participated by various stake holders, half day workshop discussed the issues regarding micro-hydro power and its contributions to rural economy.
Highlighting the objective of workshop energizing sustainable rural livelihood project learning, Vishwa B.Amatya from Practical Action, said the aim of project is to ensure sustainability of Micro-Hydro Plants (MPHs) through increased energy utilization by enterprises that enhanced rural livelihoods.
“We are very happy to work in partnership with Alternative Energy Promotion Center and shared our experienced and learned their experiences,” said Amatya in his presentation.
Executive Director of AEPC Ram Prasad Dhital said that his organization is happy to collaborate with Practical Action. “Although it was just eight months period, we have learnt a lot from Practical Actions expertise in upgrading micro-hydro,” said Dhital.
Presenting his paper on partnership with Practical Action for Sustainable Energy Based Rural Enterprises Promotion experiences of AEPC, team leader Gokul Gautam said that this is a unique partnership between the two.
Delivering vote of thanks Regional Director of Practical Action Achyut Prasad Luitel expressed the hope that more such partnership will be forged to improve the technology and provide technology justice to the people.