vegetables, fruits worth Rs 6.29 billion imported via Kakadvitta

vegetables, fruits worth Rs 6.29 billion imported via Kakadvitta
Jhapa - Nepal imported vegetables and fruits worth Rs 6.29 billion through eastern check point, Kakadvitta, in one year. Information Officer at Plant Quarantine Office, Kakadvitta, Chandra Kishor Thakur, said fresh vegetable worth Rs 3.35 billion and fruits worth Rs 2.94 billion were imported via Kakadvitta in the fiscal year 2079/80 BS. According to the Office, 25,312 metric tonnes of onion wo...

Feature News: Call for tapping into natural rubber potential for economic growth, climate goals

Feature News: Call for tapping into natural rubber potential for economic growth, climate goals
Jhapa - (Chandrakala Bhandari) Natural rubber can be vital in bolstering the country's economy and advancing towards climate and livelihood goals. However, inability of the State to tap into its potential has led to the imports from foreign countries resulting in the outflow of millions of rupees. According to data available, the total rubber cultivation covers are only around 555 hectares produci...

PM Dahal, Director General of FAO hold meeting

PM Dahal, Director General of FAO hold meeting
Kathmandu - Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' and Director General of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Qu Dongyu, held a meeting today. During the meeting held at the FAO Headquarters, they discussed the various issues related to enhancement of agricultural practices, food security and sustainable development, according to the PM Dahal's Secretariat. ...