Nepal's Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

https://www.moald.gov.np/en

Blogs

A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.

Features

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

News

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

Features

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

Features

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

Press releases

High-zinc and climate-resilient varieties poised to boost production for farmers and nutrition for consumers.

In the media

Source: The Himalayan Times (6 Nov 2020)

CIMMYT and Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development developed a digitally enabled seed information system so farmers have timely access to quality seed.

Capacity development
Videos

New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (27 May 2020)

Nepal Agricultural Research Council and CIMMYT scientists suspect new races of stripe and leaf rust in the Nepal hills and terai in the recent 2020 wheat season.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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

Capacity development
Features

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
Features

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.