KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal on Tuesday has directed Agriculture Research Council to expedite the researches relating to the farmers and their needs.
Inaugurating the International Seed Conference being held in Kathmandu, Minister Khanal urged the agro-experts to assess the overall effect of climate change on seed and agricultural productivity. He also vowed to expand the jurisdiction of the National Agricultural Research Council to boost up productivity.
The government is all committed to expanding the domain of agricultural sector which will help in economic growth, he said.
The event that focuses on the improvement of seeds, will conclude in two days.