Nobel Laureate greeted

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GWP Nepal/JVS and Farmers Managed Irrigation Promotion Trust- FMIST" jointly organized a program to greet and meet Nobel Laureate Prof. Elinor Ostrom of Indiana University on 6th December, 2010 in Kathmandu. Prof. Elinor received the prestigious Nobel Prize in Economics for the decades of research that challenges the belief that common property is always poorly managed and should be regulated by the state or at best privatized. Most important activity of Prof. Elinor was the establishment of "Nepal Irrigation Institutions Database" in collaboration with Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Tribhuwan University, Nepal and furthering the knowledge on natural resources management. Around 100 people from government, non-government organisation, professionals, media etc. were present in the program.