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Dr Anjan Shakya

The author is former ambassador of Nepal to Israel

The Israeli Model of Agriculture: Lessons for Nepal

Published On: April 30, 2022 05:25 PM NPT By: Dr Anjan Shakya

Nepal has been called an agricultural country for the past several centuries. However, this seems to be limited only to slogans. The overall agriculture sector in Nepal has not received priority even as this sector can create a wave of development in Nepal. About 65 percent of Nepali people are currently involved in agriculture. The development index is still negative even as nearly two-thirds of the country's total population is involved in this sector.