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Open Space Gardeners™

We transform open urban spaces into green spaces through climate-smart farming and create impact and value alongside.

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Where are you located (country)?

Kathmandu, Nepal

Where are you located (city or town)?

Kathmandu, Nepal

You are submitting as:

  • An organization

If part of an organization or group, what is the name?

Center for Inclusive and Sustainable Community Development; and Diplomacy & Development Review Forum (DDRF)

What is your organization or group’s website? (If applicable) ;

How does your proposed solution support emerging middle-class families in urban areas in the Global South to adapt and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic?

It provides green skills and green jobs .

What stage of development is your Idea in?

  • Prototype: I have done some small tests or experiments with prospective users to continue developing the idea.

What tier are you applying to?

  • Global South Open Prize Tier: Open to submissions focused on any country in the Global South, at any stage of development.

Do you intend to implement your idea in Peru?

  • No

In what countries do you expect to implement your idea initially (in the first 2 years)?


Feasibility: where are you with understanding the feasibility of your idea? Describe what you’ve accomplished to date, what barriers to implementation might exist, and what next steps you plan to take.

it is feasible . we have tested the idea

Viability: what needs to be true for you to be able to implement your idea? What stakeholders, partnerships and resources might be required to implement this solution?

local gov support and land should have access to water.

Adaptability: how does your idea adapt to frequent changes within the context you are implementing, due to COVID-19? Consider the rapidly shifting government policies, and healthcare economic realities that might influence end users.

very relevant to tackle covid-19 induced food crisis.


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