seed production

Work starts on pond irrigation in Dullu, Dailekh

By RAP 3 on April 18, 2018

Work has started on irrigation ponds in Dullu, Dailekh.  Hatemalo Seed Promotion Cooperative (HSPC) are investing with CONNECT, Dullu Municipality and local communities in four new irrigation ponds that will benefit farmers in HSPC’s supply chain, increasing both cultivation area and seed production.  Last year, HSPC invested in three new ponds and repaired two others in Malika, Dailekh to the benefit of 159 farmers in their supply chain.

Seed producers in Dailekh to benefit from 4 new irrigation ponds

By RAP 3 on March 28, 2018

RAP3 CONNECT, in partnership with Hatemalo Seed Promotion Cooperative (HSPC), Dullu Municipality and the local community, are investing in the construction of 4 irrigation ponds in Dullu, Dailekh.  The ponds will benefit HSPC's downstream suppliers in Bhairav, Chipchipe, JanaSahayogi and Vinadi.  Investment committed is NPR 4.57 lakhs from HSPC with NPR 12.19 lakhs from CONNECT, NPR 6.09 lakhs from Dullu Municipality and NPR 10.62 lakhs from the local community.

Yuva Vayus in Dailekh attend pest management training

By RAP 3 on January 12, 2018

CONNECT partner Hatemalo Seed Promotion Cooperative (HSPC) has been delivering training to Yuva Vayus in their supply chain.  HSPC delivered training on seed and vegetable production best practice, disease and pest management and vegetable seed management.  Yuva Vayus are expected to lead by example, implementing their new learning and sharing best practices with seed producers in the farmer groups they represent.

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Pond irrigation triggers 85% increase in seed production in Dailekh

By RAP 3 on July 6, 2017

In partnership with Hatemalo Seed Production Cooperative, District Agriculture Development Office, Village Development Committee and local communities 5 irrigation ponds have been completed in Malika, Dailekh.  A public audit was conducted following the first harvest after the ponds were constructed, confirming that the cultivation area and seed production have increased by 46% and 85% compared to the previous season.