Restructuring agriculture

July 31, 2017 01:00 am

All agriculture related ministries and line agencies should work together on restructuring agriculture. But they are working in isolation.

BARA, July 17: Two-thirds of the amount transferred to the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project (PMAMP) Super Zone Implementation Unit Simraungarh Bara for the construction of new ponds and purchase of agricultural equipment has been frozen in the fiscal year 2016/17.

Agriculture 2.0

June 4, 2017 01:00 am

Each village council should have its own agricultural plan based on the local needs so that it is self-reliant on food

The rapid agricultural intensification, high input technology and use of high yielding hybrid varieties have increased the use of agro-chemicals.

CHITWAN, May 20: Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) in Rampur of Chitwan now boasts of a new administrative building.

BHAKTAPUR, March 31: The 2nd edition of the 'Agriculture Fair and Exhibition 2073' is being held in Bhaktapur district.

Kathmandu, March 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that problem of unemployment could be addressed only through the modernization and commercialization of agriculture.

Nutrition-smart agriculture

January 24, 2017 00:25 am

As agricultural production increases, households also see increased food security and better nutrition outcomes

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the anachronistic thinking of the State and the contradictions in the Acts and laws were posing as a roadblock to modernization of the industry and trade.

BHADRAPUR, Jan 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government's policy is to increase the attraction of youths towards agriculture by making quantitative growth in production in the sector.

Women-friendly agriculture

January 2, 2017 00:15 am

Agriculture is being feminized in Nepal following the rapid exodus of men

Agriculture policy a failure: MP Kafle

November 29, 2016 11:00 am

JUMLA, Nov 29: Member of Parliament (MP), Dilli Prasad Kafle, has blamed foreign support as the reason for the failure of Nepal's agriculture policy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Minister for Agricultural Development, Gauri Shankar Chaudhari has expressed the government's determination to activate the Fishery Policy that has been shelved for long time.

Genetic resources and biodiversity for food and agriculture

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Experts have urged the government for more investment in agriculture sector to increase its contribution to the economy.

KATHMANDU, July 30: At a time when the government and the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) have been encouraging bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to increase lending in agriculture sector, growth rate of such loans is falling.

KATHMANDU. July 5: A two day long ‘First Youth Agriculture Entrepreneurship Conference’ was organized by 4H Nepal – an independent youth lead organization committed to empowerment and development of rural youth – at the Department of Agriculture Hall in Harihar Bhawan, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has stressed on modernization, professionalization and mechanization for sustainable agricultural development.

DOLAKHA, July 3: Minister for Culture, Civil Aviation and Tourism Ananda Prasad Pokharel has urged investors to invest in agriculture and the tourism sector.

KANCHANPUR, June 30: Minister for Agriculture Haribol Gajurel has stressed the need to advance existing agriculture system in a more scientific manner.