Narayan Prasad Khanal is a Business Development Manager with CIMMYT’s Socioeconomics Program, based in Nepal.
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From seed to feed
CIMMYT experts share latest updates in efforts to achieve feed self-sufficiency and more sustainable agrifood systems in Nepal.
Strengthening capacity and building national and regional partnerships in the seed sector
CIMMYT and its partners provide training on hybrid maize seeds to value chain actors from South Asia.
Growing confidence in the maize business
Agricultural businesses are investing in maize to reduce Nepal’s reliance on imports of the crop and to improve the experiences of farmers.
Cereal seed value chains in Nepal
A new study provides deeper insights into improving the performance of the country’s rice and maize seed value chains.
A new seed policy ushers in a new era of hybrid seed business in Nepal
Source: Agrilinks (26 Apr 2022)
A change in policy by the Nepalese government in February 2022 opens up space for private seed companies to be involved in seed variety development, evaluation and distribution to farmers.
Small but mighty
The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.