Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Natural Resource Management !

Mr. Joachim, a Forest Expert was in Raiganj on 21-22 Apr to visit various places in North Dinajpur, South Dinajpur and Malda. He visited Chopra in North Dinajpur, Dikul, Pransagar and Rajibpur in South Dinajpur, Agumpur, Rahutara and Panchanandapur in Malda District. He interacted with farmers, villagers and people who have been affected by river erosion. He also had a fruitful discussion with the Director of SWI, R. Puthumai A. Nazarene. Mr. Joachim will be the main resource person for a workshop at Barasat, 20 kilometers north of Kolkata, India from 25-27 April. Fr. Prabodh, Ms. R. Soren, Mr. H. Ghosh, Mr. S. Nahak, and Mr. J. Mahato are representing Social Welfare Institute in the training. SWI will present a brief presentation at the meeting on Discovering Natural Resources. (downloadable .ppt)

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