next campaign organic agro revolution

  Falebas, Parbat, Sept. 8: The All Nepal Peasant Federation has started organic farming revolution in agriculture.  Acting Chairman of the All Nepal Peasants Federation, a sister organization of CPN-UML, Keshav Lal Shrestha  said organic agro-revolution has been started with an eight- year action plan to make the country’s economy stronger.

  At the federation’s zonal meeting, he said organic farming was stressed as there was decrease in productivity due to use of chemical fertilizers.

  He said there were five packages for it, including organic agro-farm, college and university, bio- fertilizer factory, and target is to produce 3,700,000 metric tonnes of organic fertilizer.

   Shrestha also informed of plans of generating hydro power and establishing elderly home in the participation of farmers.

 An agro cooperative will be established for it, he said.

   On the occasion, UML Parbat Acting Chairman Raju Prasad Paudel said the campaign should be result-oriented.