Mahesh Shrestha

Workshop on Engaging Youth in Research and Development

Posted on: 5/7/2014

The Call for Success Stories is Now Closed.

Nepalese youth should play an active role in development in order to achieve feasible and long lasting changes. To discuss the current experiences and future possibilities for youth work in the development sector, LI-BIRD is organizing a workshop in Pokhara. The aim of the workshop is to bring together youth organizations and organizations working in the research and development sector, within climate change, biodiversity and agriculture, for interaction on how to involve youth to a greater extent than today.  

The objectives of the workshop are:

  • To investigate how youth and the research and development sector can utilize each other’s knowledge and skills, and challenge each other's attitudes for a bigger impact in their work
  • To locate possible collaborations between youth organizations and the research and development sector, within climate change, biodiversity and agriculture

Youth organizations and research and development organizations are invited to submit success stories on a youth related activity. The selected stories will be presented by the organization on the workshop and discussed further during the workshop.

Selection Criteria

The success story should be about an activity where youth were successfully involved. The activity must be related to climate change, biodiversity or agriculture. The applicants must fill in the application form attached. 

Selection Process

All submitted success stories will be reviewed and submitters will be notified via e-mail. The selected stories will be invited to present their success story in the 2 days workshop. The exact workshop date will be decided later, but it will be in June 2014.


Send the application form to: by 25 of May 2014. 

Download Application Form