Stories Tagged 'Modern farming'

KATHMANDU,
The government Sunday launched a short-, medium- and long-term agricultural transformation roadmap that envisions generating more jobs, making the country self-sufficient in food and boosting agro exports  
The 58-point programme under the left alliance government’s Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepalis campaign aims to usher in a new era of mechanized and modern farming to ease the country’s dependence on food imports, said Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives Minister Chakra Pani Khanal

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Modern farming techniques may have increased yield, but use of pesticides have brought farmers health problems
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Farmers of Barju and Gadi village councils in the eastern Nepali district of Sunsari are elated these days, as they are seeing a rare combination of rising agricultural yields and falling production costs.
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