Review and Evaluation Program with Agriculture Cooperatives

Review and Evaluation Program with Agriculture Cooperatives was conducted on 16th May 2024. Attendees included the Chief of DCC Chitwan, representatives from Agriculture Development Office Chitwan, and Agriculture Chiefs from Ratnanagar, Kalika, and Madi, along with representative from agricultural cooperatives.
The objectives of the program were to exchange experiences, challenges, and expectations among cooperatives and groups operating farmer field schools, and to evaluate the level of involvement and participation of cooperatives in IPM (Integrated Pest Management) farmer field schools.
Additionally, the program aimed to collect feedback from agricultural experts on the effectiveness of these schools in enhancing cooperative capacities and addressing agricultural challenges, and to discuss the potential role and programs that cooperatives could undertake for pesticide reduction in the future.