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World environment day

 LEDeG conducted awareness campaigns in Leh town on solid waste management and environmental pollution on World Environment Day, 5th June 2009. It was a successful programme that witnessed the participation of students, organisations, residents of Leh and local administration. The campaign had activities mainly designed for school children, such as a quiz competition, skit presentation […]

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Capacity building of the Renewable Energy Development Cooperative Society

Capacity building of the Renewable Energy Development Cooperative Society Ltd. (REDCO) for income generation activities and awareness generation for sustainable development of Durbuk block, Leh district, J&K Location: Durbuk, Leh Funding Agency: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Duration: 2-year (2009-10) Context Many of the remote and isolated villages in Ladakh are yet to […]

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Passive solar housing project in Western Himalayas

Improving the winter livelihood of rural population and setting up sustainable network to disseminate energy efficiency in the cold desert of Western Indian Himalayas. Project Location: Leh and Kargil districts Funding Agencies: European Union, Fondation Ensemble and others Project Partners: GERES (France), LNP, LEHO, SECMOL, ECOSPHERE (Spiti) Duration: 4-year (2008-12) Context Shortage of fuel wood […]

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Learning Income Generation in the Himalayas Together (LIGHT)

LEDeG, in collaboration with GERES, is implementing project LIGHT. The project has different components and LEDeG, along with other local NGOs part of the network, is responsible for the implementation of the activities in different project areas across Ladakh. The project aims at improving the livelihood of the rural population in the Indian Western Himalayas consisting of Ladakh and […]

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Pilot Project for Improvement of Living Conditions of Structurally Disadvantaged Areas of Ladakh through Development of Village-based Micro-Enterprises

Year: 2006 – 2007 Total budget: 2, 50, 000 Funding Agencies: Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai In order to improve the living conditions of people residing instructurally disadvantaged areas of Ladakh, LEDeG promoted profitable village based micro-enterprises in these areas by making sustainable use of the limited natural resources. LEDeG promoted new methods and techniques […]

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Ecological Sanitation Workshop

Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG), in collaboration with Eco-Solutions, organised the workshop entitled “Ecological Sanitation” to encourage use of eco-friendly toilets in Ladakh. Students, agronomists, engineers, public health workers, guest house owners, property builders, water and sanitation engineers, and environmentalists were invited to participate in the workshop, which took place in Leh, Ladakh on 11 May 2006. Paul Calvert, […]

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