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Potato News from Nepal

Mukunda Ranjit recognized as the scientist who saved the potato for Nepal
In Nepal, Mukunda Ranjit is recognized by the Kantipur Foundation as Kantipur Icon 2018 in the category Science and Technology for his work to make potatoes virus-free, pioneering this initiative in South Asia.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
How to get your potatoes to a market - ANY market - in rural Nepal
Potato farmers in Jumla are overjoyed. Unlike other years, vendors are coming to Jumla - a remote area in Nepal with very limited road access - to buy potatoes from farmers. This means they don't have to walk a full day to sell a single sack of potatoes - at a low price...
Branding the 'Dolakha's Potato' raised demand, but winter drought cuts supply
Potato production in Dolakha - a district in Nepal severely affected by the 2015 earthquakes - has dropped sharply this year due to a prolonged winter drought.The drop in output has occurred when farmers in the district had been preparing to brand their products.
Monday, November 7, 2016
La comunidad científica se une para combatir al tizón tardío de la papa
Primero fue Europa y los Estados Unidos. Le siguió Latinoamérica y el Caribe. Esta semana lo hizo Asia y próximamente África. Los investigadores de todo el mundo están formando redes para combatir al tizón tardío, una de las enfermedades más devastadoras de la papa. Conozca cuáles son y que están haciendo para liberar al mundo del flagelo.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Potato seed was provided to farmers in Kanchanpur district free of cost to attract them towards commercial potato farming.
Monday, December 13, 2010
In Nepal, the price of potato has increased by 50 per cent over the past one year, musuro by 30 per cent, black gram by 21 per cent, rice by three per cent and wheat flour by six per cent. The price of cooking oil has, however, reduced — by around 15 p...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009