GALKOT (BAGLUNG), Sept 24: Jumbahadur Budhathoki Magar, 73, from Nisikhola Rural Municipality-5 of Baglung district has an apple orchard with 200 trees of both local and Italian species. He had sold 15 quintals of apples last year, but the production slumped this time.
KATHMANDU, June 30: As the government is planning to become self-sufficient in food by increasing agricultural production, rice and paddy worth over Rs 33.6 billion have been imported in the 11 months of the current fiscal year. According to the customs department, from mid-July to the mid-June of the current fiscal year 2022/23, paddy and rice worth Rs 33.63 billion were imported.
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KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Preparations are underway to produce electric vehicles in Province 1 in partnership with Korean companies. For the establishment of industry to produce electric vehicles in Province 1, two Nepali and two Korean companies have started necessary preparations following an agreement to manufacture electric vehicles in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The cement industry has cut its production by up to 70 percent due to the drop in demand in the market. Due to the heavy decline in the demand for cement due to stagnation of development projects resulting from liquidity crisis in banks, reduction in capital expenditure, lack of construction materials, the production has been affected.
JUMLA, Dec 9: Amrita Rawal, 72, of Tatopani Rural Municipality-2, Jumla Dagiwada, has no leisure. She is busy taking care of bees, feeding them, extracting honey and processing it. When she started keeping bees in five hives 25 years ago, she became the first woman beekeeper in the district.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Four industries in Nepal have produced goods and services worth Rs 1.2 trillion over one year. According to the data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the four industries generated goods and services worth Rs. 1.2 trillion while incurring costs of Rs. 846 billion in the fiscal year 2018/19.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The domestic peak hour demand for electricity hit 1,876 MW on Monday due to the rise in temperature and a number of industries starting to run their production plants in maximum capacity.
KATHMANDU, June 24: An agreement has been signed between the Bagmati Provincial Government and Kathmandu University to study the feasibility of urea fertilizer production. An agreement was signed between the provincial Ministry of Livestock and Poultry Development and the University on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, March 9: An additional 27 megawatt of hydroelectric power will be added to the national grid by April-end this year with the Dordi Khola Hydropower Project (DKHP) reaching almost the final stage of completion of its construction.
KATHMANDU, March 4: Sugarcane production declined by almost half in the past three years after farmers turned apathetic to planting the raw material of sugar, citing the delay in getting payment from the sugar mills.
Farmers in Nepal are mainly involved in subsistence production for maintaining both economic and social demands. Limited food grains and livestock are sold for cash income. Off-farm income opportunities are limited. Therefore, all household members are involved in farming activities.
KATHMANDU, April 8: The Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project is all set to go into the testing of electricity production in the next two weeks with the project reaching near the final stage of construction work.
FRANKFURT, August 1: BMW’s Chief Executive on Thursday said the German carmaker can move more production of its Mini to a plant in the Netherlands if Britain fails to strike a trade deal with the European Union after its exit from the common market.
CHITWAN, July 9: The price of egg has been increased. A crate of big egg now costs Rs 280. Its price was Rs 200 before this. Similarly, the price of small egg has gone up from Rs 115 per crate to Rs 230 per crate.
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ITAHARI, March 24: Interest in banana farming has grown amongst farmers in Sunsari district.
Ram Kumar Mehta, a local of Rajdhuni, used to cultivate paddy until six years ago, producing 2,800 kilograms of rice every season. After having been informed by agriculture experts that banana farming provided a more profitable market, he decided to change course.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The Bill Providing for the Right to Food and Food Sovereignty, 2075 BS which was passed by the House of Representatives on Friday, also defines any person who does not own land but who cultivates a piece of land belonging to others taken on lease or contract as farmer.
KATHMANDU, Aug. 23: In a bid to increase the production and productivity of maize in the country, a training program on Hybrid Maize Comprehensive Technologies was organized to the experts, scientists, representatives of the seeds companies and stakeholders.
ILAM, June 23: Production of green tea leaves has declined significantly in eastern hilly districts including Panchthar, Jhapa and Ilam – the capital of tea production in Nepal.
Industrial and farmers have attributed the drop in tea leaves production to unfavorable climate. Drop in production has left farmers worried.
RAJBIRAJ, June 9: According to District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Saptari, the volume of mango production will finally increase this year after a continuing slowdown for five years. Officials speculate that should the weather remain consistent, the production will double this year as compared to the last fiscal year. Saptari, which is considered to be the 'mango capital of Nepal', had produced 61,700 tons of mango in the Fiscal Year 2011/12. But after that, the district has hardly produced a third of the quantity.
The government has also allocated budget to bring agro programs that could attract youth to agriculture. At the same time, continuity has been given to the program of providing subsidy to farmers based on production.