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.
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.
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, 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.