SYANGJA, June 15: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal has said that the national development and prosperity was impossible unless farmers were empowered and enriched.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Ministry of Agriculture Development has said that to achieve the target of doubling agricultural produce in five years, which the government has stated in its annual budget for the Fiscal Year 2018/19, a growth rate of 15 percent has to be achieved on every agricultural product.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government has announced that it will take initiatives to modernize and commercialize agriculture with an ambitious target to double agricultural production in next five years.

BUTWAL, May 6: Flourishing of commercial agriculture in Rupandehi district has boosted up the potentiality of agro tourism in the district. Commercial farming of Ostrich, country’s largest cow farming & research center, commercial fish farming, bee-keeping as well as expanding pocket area of organic vegetables and mushroom are some of the attractions for tourists in the district. Locals are enthusiastic with the rising prospects of agro tourism.

BANEPA, April 22: Farm products and the technologies being used on the field will be showcased in an agro fair and exhibition in Kavre district, being organized from April 28 to May 1.

SURKHET, Feb 10: The 'Province level Trade, Tourism and Agro Festival-2074' has kicked off in Province-6 temporary capital, Birendranagar, on Friday.

BIRATNAGAR, August 30: The agriculture sector in Morang district has incurred a loss worth over Rs 560 million in the recent flooding. Paddy plantation in around 2,520 hectares of farmland in the district has been destroyed in the disaster on August 11 and 12, incurring a loss amounting to around Rs 243 million, the District Agricultural Office estimated.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Agriculture Development Ministry has formed a high-level committee to provide immediate relief after carrying out study of losses incurred by the agro sector in the recent flood and landslide following incessant rainfall.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Agro Shelter has bagged the first prize in Social Business Challenge - 2017 jointly organized by Yunus Social Business Center Nepal and King's College in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 3: At a time when informal trade of agro commodities between Nepal and India is rising, experts have said that easy and timely availability of inputs such as seeds and fertilizers could help to such informal trade.

JHAPA, Feb 14: The Eastern Development Regional Industrial, Trade, Agriculture and Tourism Fair-2073 BS, is taking place at Bhadrapur Municipality-5 in the district six decades after it took place.

Agro inputs to earthquake survivors

December 23, 2016 09:51 am

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 23: Various agriculture inputs amounting to Rs 20.95 million are to be provided to earthquake-affected farmers of Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that the widening trade deficit due to burgeoning imports was a challenge for the government which is eyeing rapid economic development.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has stressed the need of modernizing agricultural sector, remaining as the backbone of nation's economy.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has stressed the need of expanding Nepal-Japan relations for trade and investment in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized an interaction on 'Organic Agro Tourism' in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Bank and financial institutions (BFIs) disbursed loans worth Rs 78.79 billion to the agriculture sector in the last fiscal year.