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Planting the seeds of a sustainable nursery

I met my didi early on in my service at the 7 a.m. weekly Saturday meetings held in the center of my village. I would get up on those days, drink a cup of chiya and walk the jungle path to the meeting where I would sit in the company of mostly Dalit (from the…

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A Booming Rice Mill Boosts Profits and Benefits Farmers in Nepal

By: Feed the Future

Dev Bhar Rice Mill has been operating for more than 20 years in mid-western Nepal. But until recently, it was only able to meet about 30 percent of the local demand for rice.“Due to a lack of technical knowledge and low-quality seed, we were mostly dependent upon importing about 70…

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University Innovations Cross Borders to Deliver Impact

By: Feed the Future

Crop pests and diseases don’t recognize borders. For this reason, the Feed the Future Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab is supporting researchers to combat emerging threats to agriculture production. As a result, farmers in Nepal, India and Bangladesh are using fungus to fight disease and coconut dust to raise seedlings.

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Fish Fill Ponds, Plates and Pocketbooks in Nepal

Across Nepal, fish is a vital source of nutrition as well as income, but while household aquaculture can improve a family’s fortunes, it comes with lots of challenges. The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Aquaculture & Fisheries is promoting sustainable aquaculture and giving young people and women’s groups the tools to succeed.

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Feed the Future Helps Address Water Insecurity in Nepal

To help improve water security in Nepal, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change, led by Colorado State University, has been working to introduce efficient bucket drip kit irrigation technology to water-insecure farmers in the Gandaki River Basin.

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