USAID promoting hybrid seeds in Nepal

 

Beth Dunford, Mission Director, USAID, explains why hybrid seeds – whch usually entail the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides – are important for Nepal. More…

Scott H. DeLisi, USAID, advocates the use of hybrid seeds. More…

USAID sums up it’s NEAT program supporting the commercial vegetable farming sector. “Improved seeds” are part of it, “irrigation” another input, but not a word about chemical pesticides, even though vegetable farming consumes up against 90 per cent of all imported chemical pesticides in Nepal. Video…

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