The Inclusive Development of the Economy (INCLUDE) Programme is a joint Nepali-German initiative under the guidance of the Ministry of Industry (MoI), Government of Nepal. Technical Assistance to the Programme is provided by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which acts on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Read More..
On 26th June 2014, Dr. Annapurna Nand Das, the Officiating Secretary of the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation (MoFSC) launched the "Implementing of the NTIS in the sector of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (INMAPS) Project. The Project aims to upgrade the MAPs value chain by introducing new marketing strategies like organic certification, trademarks and qualifying local products into international markets. MAPs has been recognized by the Nepal Trade Integration Strategy (NTIS) 2010 as an important export sector. The Project is financed by the EIF with additional financial support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Government of Nepal and executed under the leadership of MoFSC with technical support of . .
PET Recollection Social Enterprise- Launch Event On 12th June 2014, Mrs. Jacqueline Groth, Head of Development Cooperation, German Embassy; Mr. Asim Parekh, VP Technical, Coca Cola; and, Mr. Prashant Singh, CEO and Chairperson, Himalayan Climate Initiative, jointly launched Nepal’s first legal, responsible and environment friendly PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) bottle recollection initiative. In a multi-stakeholder partnership involving Coca-Cola, Bottlers Nepal Limited; Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Himalayan Climate Initiative (HCI), Ganesha Ecosphere, Practical Action and UN HABITAT, this initiative will take the form of a self-sustained Social Enterprise. The Social Enterprise will create substantial green jobs for disadvantag . .