“While we have organic farming in Bhutan, the scale and the volume of production is not enough if we want to trade.”
Harsh climate, rough terrain, poor soils, and short growing seasons often lead to low agricultural productivity and food deficits in 8 Hindu-Kush Himalayan countries. Looking at the need to understand and promote organic agriculture and develop a market for organic products, a symposium on organic agriculture was held in Paro for two days.
Even if global temperature change remains under 1.5°C to avert the worst impact of climate change, the Himalayan region would be two degrees hotter by 2100.
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An International Consultative Workshop on Hill Agriculture Development, organized jointly by Krishi Gobeshona Foundation (KGF), Dhaka, Bangladesh and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal, was held on 22-23 October, 2019 at the Conference Room of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Dhaka.
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