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
- It is an expansion of a project launched in a lower plain area i.e.
Chitwan and Nawal Parasi districts of Nepal.
- The project was launched jointly by the Asian Institute of
Technology (Thailand) and Institute of Agriculture and Animal
- 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.
- Women are the target of the project, they are organized in groups
- They were trained and taken to Chitwan where previously launched
project is expanding.
- They are trained briefly and assisted in digging ponds (only 50%
- 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.