Farmers whose land is located near a river have started to use the “Barsha Pump” – or “Rain Pump” – to irrigate their land. Invented by a young Nepali engineer, the pump is boosting farmers’ yields and income manifold.
It’s decided with the new constitution that the VDCs – the local bodies at village level – have to be replaced. But exactly when and how is still unknown. The only certain thing is that there “will be a delay”, says Balananda Poudel, chief of the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission. The new constitution provides for…
Villagers in Palanchok, Kavre, were hoping for the best. A Japanese-funded NGO pledging in…