Supporting Development of the IWM Sectors and its Actors

As Local Capacity Builder (LCB), RETSC has implemented a short assignment on “Supporting Development of the IWM Sectors and its Actors” from July –December 2012 under support from SNV Nepal and implemented following activities:

  • Baseline situation of the watermills in Nepal 2012
  • Capacity needs analysis of IWM stakeholders
  • Refresher training on association management
  • Training on entrepreneurship and enterprise development
  • Training on value chain development
  • Support establishment of GOA federation
  • Workshop with MFIs to Facilitate micro finance provision to IWM owners
  • Need identification workshop with IWM owners
  • Carry out R&D for improving efficiency, develop new end-uses including electrification (onsite and lab situation)
  • Periodic reflection with IWM actors, clients and partners for sharing and learning
  • Documentation and publication of lessons learned / cases
  • Workshop to lobby for conducive policy environment for IWM