Workshop on Wetland Conservation in Hulas Khera Village

On 25th July,2023, a session on wetland conservation and empowering communities to harvest biomass was organized in Hulas Khera Village. The event was attended by approximately 50 women from the village. The workshop aimed to raise awareness about wetland conservation and the sustainable use of biomass resources while promoting the active participation of women in these initiatives. The event was graced by Mr. Vivek Awasthi, the Executive Director of the Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Health Association (UPVHA), who addressed the gathering.

Workshop Highlights

Wetland Conservation

The workshop commenced with the talk on the significance of wetland conservation. Mr. Vivek Awasthi emphasized the crucial role of wetlands in maintaining ecological balance and biodiversity. He highlighted the importance of preserving these fragile ecosystems to combat climate change, protect local flora and fauna, and sustain livelihoods for communities relying on wetland resources.

Community Empowerment

The session focused on empowering communities, especially women, to actively participate in sustainable biomass harvesting practices. The participants were educated on the proper methods of collecting biomass resources from wetlands without causing harm to the environment. It was emphasized that involving women in these initiatives can enhance their role as key stakeholders in environmental conservation.

Role of Women

A key highlight of the workshop was recognizing the vital role of women in environmental stewardship and the conservation of natural resources. Mr. Awasthi emphasized that women have a deep connection with their local environment and their knowledge and participation are essential for successful conservation efforts.

Interactive Activities

The workshop incorporated interactive activities, including group discussions and hands-on training sessions, where participants learned about sustainable biomass harvesting techniques and shared their experiences and insights on wetland conservation.


The workshop on wetland conservation and community empowerment in Hulas Khera Village was a resounding success, with the active participation of around 50 women from the community. The event provided valuable insights into the significance of wetlands, the sustainable use of biomass resources, and the crucial role of women in environmental conservation efforts. The Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Health Association remains committed to supporting such initiatives that foster environmental stewardship and empower local communities to safeguard their natural heritage.

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