22/02/2016 News / Alternative Nobel Laureates Pool Expertise to Make Nepal Green

Alternative Nobel Laureates Pool Expertise to Make Nepal Green

Environment, Science and Technologies, Sustainable Development, 22/02/2016

Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award from China, Japan, and India are participating in a seminar this week in Kathmandu, Nepal to share their expertise and support Laureate Shrikrishna Upadhyay of SAPPROS-Nepal and their partners in the ‘Make Nepal Green’ initiative.nepal

 

The initiative, launched in the aftermath of the devastating April 2015 earthquake, consists of a realizable vision of a ‘Green Nepal’, one that combines rural rejuvenation with renewable energy and organic farming with information technology. It seeks to foster prosperity, advance sustainable development, and strengthen local communities in addition to the Nepali nation as a whole.

Read the press release here, and watch the Make Nepal Green video here!