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14th NATWG Meeting Organzied

Outreach Research Division (ORD), on behalf of Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC), organized the 14th National Agricultural Technical Working Group (NATWG) meeting on 9th July 2017 at National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Khumaltar, Lalitpur. The meeting was inaugurated by Mr. Ishwor Prasad Rijal Chief Guest, and officiating secretary of MoAD. The program was chaired by Dr. Y.R. Pandey, Executive Director of NARC.More

14th National Rice Day Celebrated
The 14th National Rice Day observed with the Slogan “Double Crops Rice Promotion, Enhance Economic Motion" by Nepal Agricultural Research Council in the premises of Agronomy Division, Khumaltar Lalitpur. The formal function was chaired by Dr Yangya Pd. Giri, Director of Crops and Horticulture, NARC. The chief guest of the program was Honorable Member National Planning Commission Dr. Prabhu Singh Budhathoki.  The other Guests at the event were Dr, Jib Raj Pokhrel, Vice Chancellor NAST, Dr. Yubak Dhoj GC Secretary of Ministry of Livestock Development, Mr. Ishowr Pd. Rijal officiating Secretary MOAD, Dr. Budhhi Ratna Khadge, Member Secretary of NAST, Dr. BN Mahato, officiating Executive Director of NARC, STRASA Co-coordinator Dr Uma Shanker Singh, IRRI Nepal Representative Dr. BP Tripathi.More

National Outreach Research Workshop Organized
The 12th National Outreach Research Workshop was held on 18-19 June 2017 at National Maize Research Program (NMRP), Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal. The inaugural session of the workshop was chaired by Dr. KB Koirala, Coordinator NMRP, and Chief Guest of the event was Dr. YR Pandey, Executive Director, Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC). The main objective of the program was to select the on-farm research findings generated and developed by NARC during last three years. Dr. RC Adhikari, Chief of Outreach Research Division, NARC highlighted the objectives of the workshop and welcomed the participants More

9th National Horticulture Workshop Organized
With the theme of "Horticultural technologies for nutrition security and income generation" the Ninth National Horticulture Workshop-2017 was organized by Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC), Horticulture Research Division (HRD) from 31 May to 1 June, 2017 in Khumaltar, Lalitpur. More

CUAPGR Workshop Report

The 2nd National Workshop (after 23 years of the first workshop which was held in 1994) on Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources (CUAPGR) was held from 22 to 23 May 2017 in Mirabel Hotel, Dhulikhel. This workshop, inaugurated by Honorable Minister of Agricultural Development, Gauri Shankar Chaudhary, was organized jointly by National Agriculture Genetic Resources Center, Fruit Development Directorate, Department of Agriculture and Ministry of Agricultural Development. more

26th Annual Day Celeberated

Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) celebrated its 26th Annual Day at Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi, Kathmandu on May 8, 2017 (Baisakh 25, 2074).In the occasion, four NARC staffs including technicians and admin staffs received plaque from chief guest for serving 25 years of their continued long service in the field of agriculture research and development. More....

Interaction Program between NARC and Agriculture & Water Reource Committee

An interaction between Agriculture & Water Resource Parliamentarian Committee (AWRPC) members and senior officials from Nepal Agricultural Research Council was held at NARI hall, Khumaltar on 20th March 2017..more


Newly Released Crop Varieties

Variety Approval, Release and Registration Committee under National Seed Board officially released new varieties of different crops viz. Rice, Maize and
Ginger along with complete package of practices for farmers to cultivate in different agro-ecological conditions of Nepal in the year 2016. more


The First Record of Tuta absoluta (Meyrick 1917) (Lepidoptera:Gelechiidae) in Nepal
leaf miner, Tutaabsoluta (Myrick, 1997) (Lepidoptera:Gelechiidae) is devastating pest of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Miller). . more

NARC Television Programme and PSAs

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Control of Parthenium weeds using Mexican beetles found in Nepal

Parthenium hysterophorus L. is a noxious weed commonly called carrot weeds and become worst weed of urban and rural areas of Nepal. It is considered one of the world’s most invasive weed. click for details


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