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MoALD to promote agriculture businesses that ensure profit

Kathmandu, May 19 The government recently announced its policies and programmes for next fiscal year 2020-21, in which agriculture was…

Posted in agriculture Development Rameshwar Raya Yadav

Agriculture development office addressing farmers’ problems

Kathmandu – The District Agriculture Development Office here has initiated to solve problems faced by the farmers in the wake…

Posted in agriculture coronavirus pandemic Covid-19 Economy farming Latest lockdown Nepal

Pandemic offers chance to revive farming

Photo: MONIKA DEUPALA The global pandemic has prompted many to call for a reform in agriculture to create jobs and…

Posted in agriculture coronavirus lockdown Covid-19 farmers floral industry flower farming flowers Latest Nepal

When flowers become feed for the livestock

All photos: BIKRAM RAI The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc in every all sectors, from tourism and hospitality to agriculture and remittance  The floral industry is…

Posted in agriculture Rameshwar Raya Yadav University

Agriculture University producers Titepati Sanitizer

Kathmandu – The Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, has produced Titepati Sanitizer (Mugwort Hand-cleaner). The aromatic hand-cleaner produced from the…

Posted in agriculture coronavirus pandemic Covid-19 food market food security Latest lockdown Nepal WFP

COVID-19 affecting food security in Nepal: WFP

Photo: BIKRAM RAI The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in a survey of food security in Nepal has said that…

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Nepal prepares for economic fallout of pandemic

Photo: BIKRAM RAI Nepal’s increasing economic reliance on connectivity with the outside world means that the economy will be battered…

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Also keeping financially healthy in a lockdown

Photo: BIKRAM RAI As we face an unprecedented and precarious pandemic that has caused uncertainty to the entire global economy,…

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In other news

GLACIAL RETREAT: The Tso Rolpa Glacier has grown 7 time in size in the past 55 years, threatening the Tama…

Posted in agriculture coronavirus Covid-19 Editorial employment farming food security lockdown Nepal

Back to the future of farming

Photo: LISA CHOEGYAL The COVID-19 lockdown by the government is an effort at ‘primary protection’, and builds on the experience…

Posted in agriculture challenges coronavirus Covid-19 Latest Nepal lockdown Poverty Tarai

Save farms, empower farmers, Nepal citizens’ appeal

A group of civil society activists in Nepal has appealed to minimise the impact on agriculture and farmers during the…

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US Peace Corps volunteers go home

The Peace Corps has evacuated all its 82 volunteers currently serving in Nepal citing the COVID-19 outbreak. This week, the Washington…