Posts Tagged ‘Nepal’
Nepal’s push to grow its seed sector is expanding to banking, with new financial measures expected to benefit seed companies across the country.
Nepal will benefit from a new project that will strengthen the country’s seed and fertilizer sectors, boost farmer income and increase the country’s food security.
Eleven seed companies shared progress and lessons learned in enhancing Nepal’s seed sector during a recent meeting held in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Scientists from across South and Southeast Asia launched a new agenda earlier this week to boost community involvement in developing climate information and extension messaging services across the reg …
DHAKA (CIMMYT) – Successful farm management requires reliable climate prediction technology to ensure crops flourish and make it to harvest. High-quality data, maps, risk and vulnerability analyses no …
The Government of Nepal recently endorsed a new twenty-year agriculture development strategy that charts a progressive course of action to revitalize agriculture as an engine for economic growth and d …
CSISA partnership with a young entrepreneur in Nepal helps keep other youths involved in Agriculture.
Four Nepalese seed companies are showing signs of significant growth, with seed sales increasing nearly 60 percent since 2014.
David Guerena recently joined CIMMYT as soil scientist-systems agronomist, he leads soils/nutrient management activities in Nepal.
Small-scale mechanization is becoming more important on farms in Nepal as young people, particularly men, migrate away from rural areas in large numbers.
CSISA’s Earthquake Recovery Support Program has helped more than 40,000 farmers in earthquake-hit areas of Nepal for over a year.
HTMA’s annual review and planning meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 25-26 July 2016.
CIMMYT and partners are supporting the expansion of registered hybrid maize and to help increase the crop’s productivity throughout the country.
Farmers in Nepal are benefiting from the work done by the Cereal Systems Initiative of South Asia (CSISA).
Cornell University’s Linda McCandless describes some of the agricultural challenges Nepalese farmers face after the devastating 2015 earthquake
Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat is a new project that aims to mitigate climate change threats to wheat and develop disease-resistant and heat-tolerant varieties, writes Cornell’s Ronnie Coffman.
USAID-Nepal has provided US$1 million to the CIMMYT-led Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Nepal (CSISA-NP) for earthquake relief and recovery.
Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia enters Phase III: focus on scalability and strategic partnershipsNovember 13, 2015
In eastern India, CSISA increased adoption of early sowing of wheat and zero tillage by demonstrating the benefits in farmers’ fields. Photo: Vinaynath Reddy. Growth rates of staple crop yields in Sou …
The rates of growth of staple crop yields in South Asia are insufficient to meet the projected demands in the region. With 40 percent of the world’s poor living in South Asia, the area composed of eas …
Farmer Jalees Ahmed planting maize with a push row planter in Nowshera, Pakistan. Photo: Ansaar Ahmed In Pakistan, maize is planted on 0.97 million hectares, of which 0.42 million are located in the p …