Bandana Pradhan

Bandana Pradhan
Gender and social inclusion
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Inclusive seed business model empowers women from marginalized communities in Nepal.

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

Food security
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A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

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.

Innovation and technology
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Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.

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.

Innovation and technology
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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.

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

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

Food security
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The maps include information on soil PH, organic matter, total nitrogen, clay content and boron content.