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Gender Equality & Empowerment of Women project (GEE0W)
Asian Development Bank Loan Number: 2143 NEP (SF)

FINAL REPORT

Submitted by:

Mr. Bhuwanesh Mani Tripathi, Engineer (CTA)

May, 2012

Name:
Mr. Bhuwanesh Mani Tripathi, Engineer (CTA),
GEEoW-CPMT.

Designation: Engineer (Chief Technical Advisor)

Contract No : CPMT/IC/CPMT/Eng/01

Employer: Department of Women Development (DWD), Gender Equality & Empowerment of Women (GEEoW) Project ADB Loan No: 2143 NEP (SF)

Project: Gender Equality & Empowerment of Women (GEEoW) Project

Background

The Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women Project (GEEOW) is an Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded Project that aims to support the equality & empowerment of rural poor women in the15 districts of Central and Western cluster of Nepal. The Department of Women Development (DWD) is entrusted with the task of gender mainstreaming and empowerment of women under the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare of Government of Nepal (GoN). Amongst others, DWD is implementing a project, “Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women” (GEEoW). It is a five-year project with the loan assistance from Asian Development Bank (ADB). GoN and ADB reached an agreement in November 2006 and the project started in the second quarter of 2007.

The project is designed to deliver demand-led support to communities for the sustainable and equitable improvement of the livelihoods and social and legal empowerment of women with the efforts of other development works. GEEOW has been operating since January 2007 and will continue till December 31, 2011.

Objectives of the Assignment

The Engineer (CTA) should provide...
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