Stories By 'BIPLAV BHATTARAI'
The completion date of the Kabeli corridor has been affected after the World Bank—a Washington based multilateral lending agency—pulled its assistance due to the delay in construction work.
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Local residents and officials deployed to conduct the elections to the federal parliament and provincial assemblies worry about increasing cold in high-altitude settlements of Ilam and Tehrathum districts.
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The District Agriculture Development Office has launched a “farmer field school” programme to educated large cardamom producers to adopt practices to reduce pest infection that are environmentally sound, beside educating them on sustainable agricultural practices.
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Products ranging from agriculture and handmade fabric have been attracting foreigners to the eastern hilltop of Ilam. The area is popular for tea, cardamom, ginger, red round big chilli (dalle khursani), milk product, broom and handmade fabric.
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People of Mahamai area in southern Ilam have been risking their lives while crossing the Mai river on boats, especially during monsoon.
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Ilam tea farmers are facing a shortage of workers as more youths are opting to go abroad to find employment. This has led to the tea production hub of Nepal facing increasing difficulty in hiring enough workers to pick tea leaves.
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