Adhyeta International (AI), Nepal in collaboration with Institute of Professional Training and Management (IPTM), Bangladesh organized five-day training on “Soil Conservation & Hill Soil Management” in Kathmandu on March 3-9, 2019. The focus of the training was cultural practice of hilly area, soil survey, topographic map of soil, watershed practice in Nepal and worldwide, Environmental practice in hilly areas etc. The participants were from the Soil Resource Development Institute (SRDI), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
By welcoming the participants by the Managing Director of Adhyeta Mr. Kiran Chalise, the training session was started on March 3. The major contents of the training were rounded up on five major modules namely Soil Survey and Field Investigation (Module 1); Interpretation of Aerial Photo, Land set imageries and topographic map of soil and land use survey (Module 2); Problems &socio-economic condition in hilly areas including cultural practices (Module 3); Conservation and watershed management technologies practiced in Nepal and Worldwide (Module 4); and Environmental condition in hilly areas with adaptation technologies due to climate change (Module 5). Each of the modules were facilitated by renowned professors and hill soil management practitioners namely Prof. Roshan Man Bajracharya, Prof. Umesh Mandal, Dr. Dip Narayan Sah, Dr. Ramesh Sapkota, and Dr. Ram Devi Tachamo.
There were study field visit sessions for the participants on which they visited ICIMOD, Environment Department of Tribhuvan University, Department of Forest and Soil Conservation Nepal, floriculture in Bhaktapur, and terrace land and slop hill management side in Suryavinayak, Nepal. The participants also had the excursion vist in Pokhara and learned about the practices of terrace farm and cultivation.
It is the regular program organized by AI on foreign capacity building training/workshop. Such training/workshop will be conducted in different countries for the capacity building of government officials, non-government officials, corporate bodies’ officials including the students from different medical, management and social work’s streams of different countries.