Stories By 'SUSAN THAPA'
Interestingly, from a tender age, a parochial view about agriculture is embedded in the minds of children at school and by parents and the media. I clearly remember when I was in school, many teachers used to say that we would have no option but to become a ploughman whenever we committed mistakes like scoring low marks in an exam, not following the dress code or showing up late for class. It is the teachers’ job to show the correct path to students, and most of the time, teachers do their job. However, it is not right for them to show disdain for farmers.
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The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is celebrating this year as International Year of Soils. Every year, the productivity of soil has been deteriorating due to many reasons, one of them is erosion.
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