Wednesday, September 10, 2014


An excessive use of pesticides in farming has led farmers to suffer from nausea, vomiting, headache, red patches on skin, allergies and nose blockage at Belhara Village of Dhankuta district, Eastern Nepal. Number of families engaged in vegetable farming in the village is 800. In the past one decade vegetable farming in the district has grown by 120 percent and use of pesticide by 35 percent according to District Agriculture Development Office.
September 8

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