The first KOICA-KAAN Knowledge Sharing Program was organized in the capital in collaboration with HICAST College, Kirtipur.
The primary aim of the program was to facilitate the exchange of experience and knowledge regarding the Master’s Scholarship program.
According to KOICA press release,a recent graduate of KOICA’s Master’s Degree Scholarship Program 2021 and an Agriculture Officer for the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project of the Government of Nepal, Purusottam Bahadur Rauniyar shared his knowledge of his thesis “Assessing the Technical Efficiency of Rice Producers in Parsa District, Nepal” along with his experiences gained during his time in Korea.
The program saw active participation from over 100 undergraduate students and those pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture.
Each year, KAAN arranges a program dedicated to knowledge sharing, providing a platform for the dissemination of the expertise gained by KOICA’s Masters Fellows.
Since 1995, Capacity Improvement and Advancement for Tomorrow (CIAT) has been a significant development cooperation program of KOICA aiming to enhance human resources development (HRD) by offering Short Term training and Master’s Degree Scholarship Program to government officials, itsaid.
Annually, over 100 government officials from Nepal participate in diverse short term training programs, and around 15 government officials pursue master’s degree scholarship programs.
So far, 1700 government officials from Nepal have benefited from participating in various training programs in Korea, KOICA said.