Stories Tagged 'Organic farming'
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development is moving to regulate organic farming as farmer groups and political leaders have been declaring chemical free zones haphazardly, and consumers are being fobbed off with products incorrectly labelled organic.full story »
Following in the furrows of his father and grandfather, Japanese national Shinzo Tanabe, 47, has been working in organic farming for 24 years now.full story »
Many factories run by small tea growers in the eastern hill districts are making the shift to organic farming as demand continues to grow in the global market but they bemoan the difficulty in getting the organic certification for the product.full story »
Can we create a critical mass of rooftop organic vegetable farming in sprawling Kathmandu, thus reducing our reliance on pesticides laced vegetables?full story »
In a bid to promote organic farming on rooftops of Valley houses, Kathmandu Metropolitan City in coordination with a partner organisation will be providing training for it to 150 households.full story »
A two-year project to increase agricultural productivity by enhancing education and research capabilities of various sectors in advanced organic farming was launched on Wednesday.full story »