NCCSP bags People’s Champion Award in Global Photo Contest

Climate ChangeKathmandu / June 21: Nepal Climate Change Support Programme (NCCSP) has won the “People’s Champion” award for its adaptation photo titled ‘Power of Unity to Build a Dam’.

The photo received the award in the Adaptation Fund’s 2016 Global Photo Contest promoting ‘Coastal and Watershed Adaptation to Climate Change’ launched on the coinciding occasion of Earth Day and Paris Climate Agreement Signing Ceremony held on April 22, 2016 in New York.

“Nepal Climate Change Support Programme (NCCSP) received most appreciation by general public and is awarded with People’s Champion for its adaptation photo titled Power of Unity to Build a Dam,” a press release issued by the NCCSP stated here today.

The winning photo portrays local communities constructing a dam for an irrigation canal in Lalpur ward no-1 of Khairichandanpur Village Development Committee within the Bardiya district of Midwestern Nepal.

Nepal’s photo was most appreciated one out of 127 photos submitted globally. This wining photo will appear in a dedicated album on the Adaptation Fund’s Flickr site and will also be displayed at the Fund’s upcoming Global Climate Finance Readiness Seminar at the World Bank in Washington DC July 13-15.

The NCCSP is being implemented by Nepal Government, Ministry of Population and Environment in 90 VDCs and seven Municipalities of 14 districts of Far and Midwestern region of Nepal.

The main objective of this programme is to build adaptive capacity of most poor, vulnerable and marginalized community against negative impact of climate change. DFID Nepal and EU are providing financial support while UNDP technical support to the programme. RSS

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