Tag Archive: Nepal

Mar 31 2017

Enhancing food security and improving income of farmers in Bangladesh and Nepal (Video)

Video ownership: World Fish Center   In Bangladesh and Nepal, where the rates of undernutrition and poverty are high, the Agriculture and Nutrition Extension Project is working with small-scale farmers to increase nutrition and food security through the production of micronutrient-rich small fish and orange sweet potato. Within the first year these men and women …

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Mar 25 2016

Demand and supply of fish feed in Nepal

Photo credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Aquaculture systems in Nepal have been usually relied on carp polyculture in earthen ponds which could run relying mainly on natural food without much supplemental feeding especially in the light of the relatively low stocking density as well …

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Apr 02 2015

Cage farming in Kulekhani reservoir, Nepal

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Kulekhani resenvoir is one of the reservoir in the middle of Nepal in which cage farming takes place to produce table fish in rural areas. The inserted photo shows some of cage farmers while transporting …

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Feb 07 2015

Catla catla, produced in Nepal and sold in India

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal)           About 70% of fish consumed in Nepal is imported from India. However, some fish exports take place from Nepal to India. The inserted picture shows a queue of motorbikes that belong to fish retailors in the rural part of Nepal on their way to nearby market …

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Jan 27 2015

Role of “Tharu” women (Nepal) in fish catch

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal)     The inserted photo shows some of the women of “Tharu” community during their fishing from natural water body. Traditionally, most women are involved in such activity during the rainy season. They usually use mosquito nets which they make. Most of fish caught fish is for local consumption for households …

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Dec 20 2014

Tourism and aquaculture in Phewa Lake (Nepal)

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) The photo shows some boats in Phewa Lake or Fewa Lake. This freshwater lake is the second largest lake in Nepal. The lake is located in the south of the Pokhara Valley. The lake is famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface. Also, the …

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Dec 04 2014

Supporting aquaculture development through Mission Fish Program in Nepal

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) The inserted photo shows the excavators during the construction of new fish ponds in Nepal. There is a small ongoing support program “Mission Fish” of the Ministry of Agricultural Development through which about 10-15% of the construction cost is covered as a subsidy. Rather than pond construction and under the “Mission …

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Nov 11 2014

Use “kakabans” in pond spawning of common carp in Nepal

Photo credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) It is quite common fish farmers may adopt natural or semi-natural (or semi-artificial) spawning systems as long as found technically and economically feasible.  The inserted photo presents an example of the pond spawning of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in …

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Oct 26 2014

Nepali women and small-scale aquaculture -Video (in Nepali language)

Video credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Description: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Based on the government data of Nepal, a large number of people leave the country for work. They are mostly youngsters and males. Most women stay at home as housewives to take care of kids, …

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Dec 08 2013

Contribution of women in aquaculture and capture fishery in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) The photos and the graph show the active contribution of women in aquaculture and capture fishery in Nepal. However, the contribution level varies among the two sectors. While 60.4% of the work force in capture fishery is credit to women, the contribution of women in aquaculture is reduced to 32.6%.

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