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$2 million grant to slow spread of diseases
PHILIPPINES, Manila A new $2 million grant from the Asia Development Bank is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent years.
Huge losses in Nepalese poultry sector
NEPAL, Chitwan The recent bird flu outbreak in Kathmandu valley and other parts of the country has incurred a loss of over Rs 7 billion ( about 50,656,426 €) in poultry business, entrepreneurs said.
China to work with Nepal on poultry sector
NEPAL, Kathmandu In a bid to speed up farm commercialisation in Nepal, the agriculture Ministries of Nepal and China signed a five-point agreement during the third bilateral Nepal-China Agriculture Assistance meeting held in Kathmandu.
Increasing poultry productivity in Nepal
NEPAL, Kathmandu International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is helping small poultry farmers in Nepal make their businesses more productive through better farm management practices that increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve poultry quality, helping boost sustainable agribusiness in the Himalayan country.