February 24The official visit to Nepal has started. Joachim will stay from February 24 to March 6
25 years ago Prince Joachim traveled on his first patron journey for the development organization CARE Denmark to Nepal. Now the prince has come back to visit some of the same areas that were visited in 1991, and the Prince will also meet some of those who in 2015 was hit by the devastating earthquake.
In Nepal, one of the world's poorest, Prince Joachim visited the first time as a 22-year-old in 1991. Since then, the Prince been on 10 visits to CARE Denmark project countries by 2014, where the tour went to Laos.
On the journey to Nepal be prince will among others visit the farm where to create electricity women are using streams and the local community forces to self cultivate and produce vegetables. In addition, Prince Joachim will meet parts of the population that continues to struggle with the consequences of the worst earthquakes in Nepal for 80 years, which hit in April 2015. The prince will also visit some of the small villages where CARE helps people rebuild fields and provide clean drinking water and thus recover from the disaster. ProgramFriday, February 24Kathmandu18:00 - Dinner at Hotel Soaltee Crown Plaza
Prince Joachim participates in dinner with, among others, representatives from CARE and representatives from the Danish Embassy.Saturday, February 25Karamdanda, Unnati and Sabal11:00 - Visit by Micro Hydro Power Project
The Prince visits the Micro Hydro Power project in Karamdanda who has been supporting the development of new energy technologies such as Micro Hydro Power. Micro Hydro Power is a form of energy that generates electricity using streams. The project has helped local people with access to electricity, while reducing the use of traditional forms of fuel, such as diesel. During his visit, the Prince among other things, is shown Micro Hydro Power area.12:30 - Visit by Unnati
The Prince will visit the project Unnati working to increase earnings and living conditions of small farmers.15:00 - Visit at Sabal Project
Prince visits the project The Sustainable Action for Resilience and Food Security Program (Sabal), which supports communities in 11 districts of Nepal with one another to increase the population's income, particularly for vulnerable men and women. The project also aims to work to improve overall health, among other pregnant women and young children.Sunday, February 26Gorkha11:00 - Visit by Women Agriculture Cooperative
Prince visits Women Agriculture Cooperative, founded in 2014, whose aim is to empower women in the community by motivating them to cultivate agriculture and even produce vegetables.15:00 - Visit to Gankhu Health Post
During the visit, Prince Joachim will inspect the drinking water facilities, which were, and still are, a large part of CARE's emergency work after the earthquake in 2015. CARE Nepal Health Post is working to help the affected areas, and provides, among other shelter , clean drinking water and food.Monday, February 27Bandipur10:00 - Visit by Siddhathaani CFUG
The Prince visits the population group Siddhathaani Community Forest Users Group in Bandipur. The project work among other things to raise awareness of climate change such as droughts and landslides, and also focuses on creating a resistant local population.Tuesday, February 28Syangja and Pokhara10:30 - Visit to Watershed Management Project
Prince visits CARE Denmark Upper Aandhikhola Watershed Management Project (UAWMP), with ao presented landslides fuse. The prince also visited this project 25 years ago on his first patron trip to Nepal for CARE Denmark.14:45 - Visit to Hariyo Ban project site
Prince visits Hariyo Ban Program, an initiative to benefit nature and people of Nepal, among other things to preserve Nepal's forests and natural resources. Hariyo Ban Programme contributed after the earthquake in 2015 for the rehabilitation of the affected areas around Nepal's forests. Wednesday, March 1Pokhara11:15 - Visit by Baunnelek CFUG
Prince will during the visit by Hariyo Ban's Baunnelek Community Forest Users Group among other things, is shown drinking-water facilities, which are supported by Hariyo Ban program. About 60 households will benefit from drinking water facilities and improved cooking facilities and kitchen gardens.Thursday, March 2Kathmandu17:00 - Guided tour at Patan Durbar Square
The prince isvisiting the Patan Durbar Square, which is on the UNESCO list of World Heritage. The area is also known for the Nepalese architecture.19:00 - Dinner
The Prince participates in dinner with representatives from CARE Nepal.Friday, March 3Siraha15:15 - Visit by Danida / CARE Denmark Project Right to Food
The Prince will visit the project in Bhagwanpur and will have the opportunity to meet women from the local community. CARE Nepal project "Right to Food" has focused on strengthening the poor and socially disadvantaged women farmers' rights to the '' right to food ''. The project also aims to strengthen women's knowledge of climate change.Saturday, March 4Bardibas08:00 - Visit by Churia Project
The Prince visits Churia Watershed Mangement Project, which among other things aims to improve the living conditions of poor and vulnerable people in the area Churia Hills. The Prince will also be presented to the plant environment and the watercourse at areas Churia and Terai.Sunday, March 5Kathmandu08:30 - Visit by EGHR project
The prince will visit EGHR project, which focuses on supporting and strengthening the Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation in order to improve human rights while preventing torture and degrading treatment of people of Nepal.