Impact of animal insurance

Although the Government of Nepal has decided to provide 75% of the premium amount in the animal insurance program, only people who have engaged in animal husbandry commercially have been availing its services. There was little information and interest among all the farmers about this insurance. Not only the farmers but also the local bodies and other stakeholders did not show much interest in it. However, in recent times, this animal insurance program has been having a wide impact in some rural areas of Okhaldhunga. Generally, farmers were ignorant about this animal insurance. But the NFGF Nepal has been submitting...Read more

Farmers are happy with contract farming

The Dinabhadri Farmers’ Group formed in the Musahar community of Karahiya village of Belaka-2, Udayapur District. The community have been living in this place since time long ago. From that time, the people of Musahar community used to work on other people’s farms, build other people’s houses and lands, kill rats and eat them, kills aquatic animals like fishs, snails, squirrels and sell to their neighbors in the village. Apart from this, there is a situation where a herd of buffaloes, working in other people’s houses and some time they used to do nothing but living on hunger. Members of...Read more