Bandana Pradhan

Bandana Pradhan
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Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.

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Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.

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Digital platform provides information that will help increase crop productivity and improve soil health.

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CIMMYT market development specialist works to strengthen the seed and fertilizer market systems and value chains in Nepal.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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Inclusive seed business model empowers women from marginalized communities in Nepal.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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Women in rural Nepal prosper from training program on soil fertility management practices.

Nutrition, health and food security
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A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.

Capacity development
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CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.

Innovations
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Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.

Innovations
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The Nepal Seed and Fertilizer (NSAF) project is expanding its support to include finance, working with commercial banks to develop and expand access to innovative financial products for seed companies.

Innovations
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Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Briquetted urea and polymer-coated urea more efficient as maize fertilizers than regular urea, researchers in Nepal find.