Herbs and spices play a significant role in the way we cook and consume food. Both herbs and spices come from plants but herbs are obtained from the leaves whereas spices are obtained from the root, seeds, flower, or bark portion of the plant. However, herbs and spices do more than just enhance food flavor.
JUMLA, Oct 6: Santakali Rokaya knew one thing very well about her birthplace since her childhood – life in Jumla is quite unforgiving. She grew up with the mindset that being born in this remote land means a life-long struggle for survival.
NEPALGUNJ, April 17: A large number of farmers in the villages around Nepalgunj are overjoyed with their new-found love. They have switched to herbs farming. And this has brought significant change in their lives.
JUMLA, Dec 29: Herbs have been recognized as the fundamentals of economic development in Karnali. All five districts of this zone are rich in natural resources and herbs. As collecting and selling of herbs fetch good income, more and more people are attracted toward this occupation in the recent days.
DHANGADI, Dec 25: Considered as the least developed region of the country, the far west registers over 45 percent poverty. With the country implementing federalism that is expected to change the fate of all provinces, Province 7 also looks forward to rapid development.
Nepali herbs traders are facing more difficulties with the imposition of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) by India. Before this, they had been facing various problems with the levying of 'transit permit' on the export of herbs by the Uttar Pradesh government of India.
DOLPA, Aug 2: Preparations are underway to transport yarchagumba (Cordyceps Sinensis) collected by local people to China for sale under tight police security with the harvesting season completed, police said.