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Winrock International

Legacy Project

Knowledge Exchange for Solar Water Pumping

Funder: Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Project Timeline: July 9, 2018 - November 8, 2019

Country: Nepal

Program Areas: Clean Energy, Clean Energy and Environment, Agriculture, Resilience and Water  and Climate Change

Contact: Badri Nath Baral,

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This project works with Nepal Agricultural Cooperative Central Federation, Ltd. to develop the capacity and enhance the knowledge of five rural municipalities, eight Small Farmers Agriculture Cooperatives, Ltd. and farmers on solar irrigation through knowledge exchange and live demonstrations. By developing a network of cooperatives, rural municipalities and SWP suppliers, the project aims to accelerate the commercial market for solar irrigation. A future scale-up phase aims to spread this knowledge throughout the cooperatives in Nepal, which serve 1.25 million smallholder farmers.