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UAE Embassy organizes workshop on sustainable development in Nepal

UAE Embassy organizes workshop on sustainable development in Nepal

The UAE Embassy in collaboration with the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a workshop in Kathmandu on June 6, focusing on sustainable development in Nepal

The workshop, which was organized in the presence of Minister of Agriculture Jwala Kumari Sha and UAE Ambassador Abdula Al Shamsi, aimed to harness the transformative potential of clean renewable energy initiatives, particularly in conjunction with agricultural practices.

The convergence of these sectors holds the promise of not only mitigating environmental degradation but also catalyzing economic growth and societal transformation, reads a statement issued by UAE Embassy.

The workshop was not merely a platform for discussion; it was a call to action, emphasizing the imperative to bridge the gap between research and implementation.

Recognizing that innovative solutions often falter at the implementation stage, participants delved into practical steps to advance clean energy solutions and sustainable agricultural practices in Nepal, according to the statement.

The workshop discussed was the notion that economic growth must be intricately linked with environmental stewardship. By promoting environmentally friendly business projects, stakeholders acknowledged the dual benefit of safeguarding our planet while unlocking new avenues for economic prosperity.

Throughout the day, the participants engaged in dialogue and knowledge exchange, exploring investment opportunities and sharing insights on how to enhance agricultural productivity while minimizing environmental impact.

Nahid Muniza as researcher, on behalf of the UAE Embassy, highlighted investment opportunities in both countries, underscoring a shared commitment to sustainability and prosperity.

Of particular significance was the recognition of agriculture's pivotal role in Nepal's economy and livelihoods. Participants deliberated on strategies to integrate clean energy solutions into agricultural processes, with a keen focus on increasing productivity and resilience in the face of climate change.

The workshop at ICIMOD was not merely an event; it was a catalyst for change. As Nepal navigates the complex landscape of sustainable development, these kinds of initiatives will pave the way for a greener, more equitable future, the statement further reads.

With continued collaboration and collective action, Nepal is well-positioned to emerge as a beacon of sustainability in the global community.