SARLAHI, Feb 23: The Agriculture Wholesale Bazaar Management Committee (AWBMC) in Sarlahi has exported agricultural products worth over Rs 1 billion in seven months of the current fiscal year, 2022/23.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: While agricultural products are being imported from abroad, the government has prepared to invest around Rs 10 billion at the local and provincial levels to increase agricultural production. The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development is going to provide nine billion rupees under financial transfer in the first phase for self-sufficiency in agriculture.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Experts have said that there is a need to ban agricultural products imported from abroad for the improvement of Nepal's food system and food sovereignty.

JHAPA, July 5: The import of agricultural products has exceeded the export from the Kakarbhitta Customs Office. In the last 11 months of the current fiscal year, agricultural products worth Rs 8.67 billion were imported from this customs office.

SALYAN, Jan 11: Salyan district has supplied Agriculture products worth over Rs 220 million in the first four months of the current fiscal year. Agricultural goods worth amounting to Rs 221.2 million were exported from the district in the period from mid-July to mid-November in 2020.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The word ‘organic’ has become really popular among farmers, sellers and consumers in recent days. It has become a selling point for many sellers as it continues to charm people wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle. However, the production of organic food is costlier than commercially-produced food, limiting access to a larger portion of the population. And the ever looming problem of fair price remains stagnant in the market. This is where Safe Food Alliance Nepal (SFAN), a not for profit organization, comes in. It facilitates the production of safe food and also ensures the authenticity of any agricultural product.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Import of rice more than doubled in the first month of the current fiscal year, despite the government's repeated commitment to make the country self-reliant in a number of agricultural products, including the staple food.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The import of agricultural products has been on the rise year-on-year with the government failing to enforce effectively its announced programs and policies for domestic production.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The Sudur Paschim government has enlisted installing small and cottage industries and promoting agricultural products and herbs on top priority in the province’s budget for 2020/21 announced on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has pointed out increasing population and changing food habit of people as major factors behind increasing farm imports.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The National Farmers' Commission has submitted its second annual report of the fiscal year 2074/075 BS to the Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development.