Nepal and Others Mull Monsanto’s Role in Advancing Agriculture

Farmland in Nepal’s Makwanpur district. Photo: Kashish Das Shrestha

Farmland in Nepal’s Makwanpur district. Photo: Kashish Das Shrestha

“Here’s an update on the situation in Nepal, where a Ministry of Agriculture hearing was held last Sunday and covered by Kashish Das Shrestha, a Nepal-born photographer and writer now based in New York City. (Have a look at his photos of farming and protests over Monsanto on the Asia Society blog.) His report, posted on MyRepublica, is worth a full read. Particularly notable is this long statement by Hari Dahal, the ministry spokesman.”

Read the original post (Dec. 15, 2011) on the New York Times Dot Earth here.

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