Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC)

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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.

Innovation and technology
Features

New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

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.

Innovation and technology
Features

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

Climate change
News

Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.

Food security
Features

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
News

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

Food security
News

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

Capacity development
News

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.

Capacity development
News

The Nepal Seed and Fertilizer project is working with seed companies to build their capacity for both seed production and distribution.

Food security
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Eleven seed companies shared progress and lessons learned in enhancing Nepal’s seed sector during a recent meeting held in Kathmandu, Nepal.