As nearly two-third of Nepal is covered by hills, upon successful launching
of this project, Nepalese planners and policy makers will use this
approach for the promotion of small-scale fish farming the rural areas of
mid-hill Nepal.


  1. It is an expansion of a project launched in a lower plain area i.e.
    Chitwan and Nawal Parasi districts of Nepal.
  2. The project was launched jointly by the Asian Institute of
    Technology (Thailand) and Institute of Agriculture and Animal
    Sciences. Nepal.
  3. An M. Sc. student was assigned as Intern Manager to run the first
    phase of the project with the purpose of developing career and
    gaining hands-on field experience.
  4. Women are the target of the project, they are organized in groups
  5. They were trained and taken to Chitwan where previously launched
    project is expanding.
  6. They are trained briefly and assisted in digging ponds (only 50%
    financial support)
  7. They are assisted in arranging fingerlings and other technical
Rationale and approaches
We need your generous support. You can help us by donating money or buying T-Shirts with AwF logo.
Wearing such a T-shirt during functions / gatherings helps us disseminate the idea. The price of a T-shirt
is US$30 which is used to dig a pond for a family.

Donated money will help us support more families. Donation of US$100 will cover the costs of digging a
fish pond and child education for a family.