DPNet and FAO Deliver Hermetic Bags to Rukum West

  Dec 07, 2023

On December 1, 2023, DPNet, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), facilitated the delivery of 20,000 hermetic bags to the District Administrative  Office (DAO) in Rukum West. In the presence of Mr. Hira Singh Thapa, Coordinator of DPNet Karnali Province, Hon. Sita Kumari Rana, Member of Parliament, she handed over the hermetic bags to Mr. Hari Prasad Panta, Chief District Officer (CDO) of Rukum West and Coordinator of the District Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) in Rukum West. Various government authorities and security personnel were also present at the program.
During the handover event, Mr. Hira Singh Thapa thanked the distinguished guests for their presence. He extended thanks to FAO for providing the hermetic bags to support farmers affected by the earthquake in Rukum West. He also presented a brochure explaining the usage of hermetic bags.
Hon. Sita Kumari Rana, Member of Parliament, expressed appreciation to DPNet and FAO for their initiative in distributing hermetic bags. She emphasized that these bags, known for their effectiveness in storing crops and seeds, would serve as a vital preservation solution for an extended period, especially benefiting earthquake-affected farmers.
Mr. Hari Prasad Panta, CDO of Rukum West, outlined the distribution plan, stating that the DDMC would facilitate the distribution of hermetic bags to earthquake-affected farmers in the Rukum West district through local government channels at the earliest possible time. He thanked DPNet and FAO for their support and requested similar collaboration in the future.