PODAPotohar Organization for Development Advocacy (rural population advocacy; Pakistan)
PODAPriority-Oriented Demand Assignment
PODAPrevention of Domestic Abuse (UK)
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Semeena Nazir (Executive Director) said, PODA set an excellent example in Muzaffrgarh and get maximum output with minimum use of inputs against climate changes and damages due to it.
Na safra 2009/2010, as plantas submetidas as podas precoces curta e longa apresentaram porcentagens de brotacao semelhantes nas oito primeiras semanas apos a poda.
PODA is not only providing women entrepreneurs livelihoods skills trainings but also giving them basic and functional literacy, civic and legal rights education so they are aware of their rights", she said.
Since 2008, PODA has facilitated this unique platform for rural women activists annually to highlight their contributions, innovations, challenges, leadership and vision.
Opening the conference, PODA Executive Director Sameena Nazir said it was the 9th consecutive year that PODA had organized this annual gathering to bring together rural women leaders from all parts of the country.
Keeping in view the sanctity of Muharram and observance of Ashur, PODA decided to organize its annual feature of Rural Women's Conference on 19th October instead of its official day.
She informed all participants that Lok Virsa is the first cultural organization in Pakistan which has stood behind PODA and supported them in highlighting the achievements of rural women not only at home but also abroad.
KO PODA is celebrating after securing the skills of well-connected DJ Paul Morrell for a Saturday night shindig.
This year, the date of Eid-ul-Azha will coincide with the International Day for Rural Women so we have postponed the dates of the conference, said a representative of PODA.
She expressed these views while chairing a meeting of various Civil Society Organizations including Aurat Foundation, SUNGI, ROZEN, PODA, WORDS and NCSW, here today in the Ministry of Women Development, Islamabad.
The monitoring teams, ED PODA said, also reported that there were long queues of women voters in few polling station but no facility of shade was provided there.
Sameena Nazir, Executive Director, PODA appreciated the consortia of organizers for holding the consultation.