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MDI Nepal celebrates WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2012 at the remote rural corners of Nepal

Executive Summary

MDI NEPAL, the first time as global host of World Environment Day (WED), marked the occasion — themed “The Green Economy” – with a week of colorful events across the country from Khotang, the far east to Salyan, the middle west of the country covering a large number of rural populations living at the interior portions of the districts.

Scheduled the weeklong programme from 3 June to 8 June in 7 district of Nepal including Khotang, Udaypur, Makawanpur, Salyan, public-rally-organized-by-gmmc-in-manahari-makawanpur-districtDailekh, Pyuthan, Rukum from east to west of the country. A total of 18+ events (Plantation -8, Essay Competition- 3, Drawing Competition-2, Poetry Competition-1, Talk Programme-1, Folk Song Cultural Programme-2, Wall Painting-1, Public Rallies-all) were organized. These functions were attended by almost 3000 people directly and observed by thousands others specifically in rural areas.

Altogether, 40 thousand number of trees planted, hundreds of school children participated in different WED school functions and thousands of people observed the ceremony in rural areas. The presence of rural women was found significant constituting more than 50 % of the total participants.

A number of national and local journalists participated the function and adequately highlighted the news in national and local newspapers, aired voices from national and local FM radios and events shown in national TV channels. The events were adequately displayed and shared through facebook and youtubes.

Being organized for the first time in remote corners of Nepal, the events were highly appreciated by the rural communities and other stakeholders of the society.

News highlights in medias and links connected in youtube and facebook are summarized as follows;

News in Papers & Transmission in TV Channels

  • Hetauda Today Dailyon 05 June, 2012. (News Paper)
  • HetaudaSandesh Daily on 05 June, 2012. (News Paper)
  • ABC Television’ on 05/06/2012 at 8PM(News Channel)
  • Hetauda Today Daily on 06 June, 2012. . (News Paper)
  • HetaudaToday Daily on 08/06/2012 (News Paper)
  • Tarai Television on 4 June 2012 at 2:30 PM, 4:30PM, 7:30 PM (News Channel)
  • Image Television on 5 June 2012 (11:00AM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM) (News Channel)

Please see the events photo and video for details.

MDI Nepal celebrates WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2012 at the remote rural corners of Nepal

Executive Summary

MDI NEPAL, the first time as global host of World Environment Day (WED), marked the occasion — themed “The Green Economy” – with a week of colorful events across the country from Khotang, the far east to Salyan, the middle west of the country covering a large number of rural populations living at the interior portions of the districts.

Scheduled the weeklong programme from 3 June to 8 June in 7 district of Nepal including Khotang, Udaypur, Makawanpur, Salyan, public-rally-organized-by-gmmc-in-manahari-makawanpur-districtDailekh, Pyuthan, Rukum from east to west of the country. A total of 18+ events (Plantation -8, Essay Competition- 3, Drawing Competition-2, Poetry Competition-1, Talk Programme-1, Folk Song Cultural Programme-2, Wall Painting-1, Public Rallies-all) were organized. These functions were attended by almost 3000 people directly and observed by thousands others specifically in rural areas.

Altogether, 40 thousand number of trees planted, hundreds of school children participated in different WED school functions and thousands of people observed the ceremony in rural areas. The presence of rural women was found significant constituting more than 50 % of the total participants.

A number of national and local journalists participated the function and adequately highlighted the news in national and local newspapers, aired voices from national and local FM radios and events shown in national TV channels. The events were adequately displayed and shared through facebook and youtubes.

Being organized for the first time in remote corners of Nepal, the events were highly appreciated by the rural communities and other stakeholders of the society.

News highlights in medias and links connected in youtube and facebook are summarized as follows;

News in Papers & Transmission in TV Channels

  • Hetauda Today Dailyon 05 June, 2012. (News Paper)
  • HetaudaSandesh Daily on 05 June, 2012. (News Paper)
  • ABC Television’ on 05/06/2012 at 8PM(News Channel)
  • Hetauda Today Daily on 06 June, 2012. . (News Paper)
  • HetaudaToday Daily on 08/06/2012 (News Paper)
  • Tarai Television on 4 June 2012 at 2:30 PM, 4:30PM, 7:30 PM (News Channel)
  • Image Television on 5 June 2012 (11:00AM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM) (News Channel)

Please see the events photo and video for details.