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Department of Local Infrastructure Development and Agricultural Road (DoLIDAR), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and HELVETAS Swiss Inter-cooperation Nepal in partnership with Institute for Social and Environmental Transition Nepal (ISET-N), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Nepal Engineering College (NEC) and Nepal Federation of Irrigation Water Users Association Nepal (NIFIUWAN) jointly organised the National Seminar on “Small Scale Irrigation: Experience, Challenges, Opportunities and Pathways” on December 5 to 6, 2012 at Hotel Mirabel Resort, Dhulikhel. The main aim of organising National Seminar was to bring together national and international experts, academicians, policy makers, government officials, small farm irrigators, researchers, donor representatives, members of the private sector, media persons, representatives of local level bodies to analyse and interact existing and emerging issues on small scale irrigation system and their roles in building local livelihoods in Nepal.