District Agriculture Development Strategic Plan (DADSP); Mugu

BACKGROUND Mugu is one of the remote and underdeveloped district of Karnali zone of Nepal. Being located in  complex geographic location  with  huge climatic variation , the district is peculiar. The monsoon pattern, temperature,  rain/snow fall, soil type, humidity and other factors determining the crop species  are completely different. So, the cultivation practices adopted and … More District Agriculture Development Strategic Plan (DADSP); Mugu

Demonstrating commercial vegetable farming in Mugu

Food Security Network, Mugu tries to promote vegetable cultivation by demonstrating it on Shreenagar-5 Chaina, Mugu. With the aim  of promoting off seasonal vegetable cultivation by making  farmer technically sound , different organization working on food and agriculture issue make a common understanding and and make plan to lease about 1500 Sq of land  for … More Demonstrating commercial vegetable farming in Mugu

Sharing Apple from Apple Orchard-a festival in Sorukot, Mugu

This is a model collective apple orchard farm of Sorukot, Mugu. This apple orchard is established in collective effort of community, technical and financial support of District Agriculture Development Office, Mugu and technical, and  financial support on boundry by RRDC, implementing partner of WFP. No doubt community has major role on orchard management. Beside this, … More Sharing Apple from Apple Orchard-a festival in Sorukot, Mugu

Demonstration of Wheat production after harvesting off-season potato cultivation

Two varieties of wheat : Pasanglamhu and WK-1204  are planted on Dec 15, 2014 in Jima-8 Sorukot; Mugu. To reduce the experimental error each varieties are replicated on two plots.  Beside this, the demonstration plot  is  also useful to show the difference in wheat production  by incorporating the well decomposed manure below the soil contrasting … More Demonstration of Wheat production after harvesting off-season potato cultivation

Action Research/demonstration plot on Jima-8, Sorukot; Mugu

 To ensure food security in Mugu CAED/KLEP encourages to improve the farming practices of local community  by incorporating potato cultivation during the fallow period (free range cattle rearing period as shown on photo) by adjusting the time of showing of wheat and Maize in upland farming system. This ultimately , help to increase the cropping … More Action Research/demonstration plot on Jima-8, Sorukot; Mugu