Private sector support essential for agribusiness
Seed company visit highlights the role private sector can play in accelerating agricultural transformation in Nepal.
Seed systems in Nepal are going digital
Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.
Improved access to finance can boost seed business in Nepal
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.
Slow-release nitrogen fertilizers measure up
Briquetted urea and polymer-coated urea more efficient as maize fertilizers than regular urea, researchers in Nepal find.
CIMMYT projects working to enhance business agility of South Asian seed companies
Lack of availability of start-up working capital, business incentives in the sector, new technologies and required technical expertise limit the current seed value chain in Nepal.