Introduction

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Kirshak ra Prabidhi is a monthly magazine fully dedicated to the agriculture sector including agriculture technology information, policy, practical tips, success / un-success story, cover story on most demanded issue and detail methodology description for commercial farming. The main objective of this magazine is to inform and include those people who are doing commercial farming or thinking to involve themselves in the agriculture sector and develop it as a profession.

No doubt information is power and agriculture is the backbone of Nepali economy; unfortunately agriculture sector is the marginalized sector from the Nepali media. Though, it provides employment opportunities to 66 percent of the total population and contributes about 39 percent in the GDP with 13 percent of the total foreign trade of the country; why they are not getting proper advocacy for the needy things like fertilizer, government policy, subsidy and many more. This is the main thing which knocked our team for this magazine and our journey till now assure that it will establish as a milestone in commercial agriculture sector.

Agriculture has now become one of the most important sector of Nepal and many youth and rest of the people are focusing on the agriculture. INGO, NGO as well as Nepal government including private sector is focusing on the agriculture. That's why there is no debate "agricultural area is booming day by day". In the same time the definition of farmer is also changing. Now people are shifting from traditional farming to commercial farming.

For the growth of the agriculture sector, there must be up to date information about the market, technology, seeds, fertilizer and many more. It can be a platform of advertisement for the service and trading business related to agriculture to reach related target group, which is targeted towards 66% population of Nepal.

We have plans for organizing Agriculture Expos and Trade fairs on coming days.

कृषि क्षेत्रमा आजसम्म उपलब्ध पत्रिका मध्ये सर्वश्रेष्ठ पत्रिकाको रुपमा पाएको छु ।

डा. प्रभाकर पाठक
- प्रवक्ता, कृषि विकास मन्त्रालय

Prabhakar Pathak

कृषि क्षेत्रमा नौलो आयामको रुपमा सुरु भएको यो पत्रिका कृषिलाई उद्यमशिलतामा परिवर्तन गर्न चाहनेहरूको लागि साथीको रुपमा आएको छ । लेख रचना देखि प्रस्तुतिकरण एकदमै राम्रो छ।

प्रदिप महर्जन
- निर्देशक, कृषि उद्दम केन्द्र

Pradeep Maharjan

व्यवसायिक कृषिको विकासको लागि यो पत्रिका कोसेढुङ्गाको रुोपमा उभिएको छ । पत्रिकाको सबभन्दा राम्रो पक्ष प्रस्तुतिकरण रहेको छ ।

योगेन्द्र कुमार कार्की
-आयोजना प्रमुख, व्यवसायिक कृषि तथा व्यापार आयोजना

Yogendra Kumar Karki