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Friends Of Nature
Friends Of Nature
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Khandbari-1, Sankhuwasabha, Nepal, Khandbari, Koshi, NP
Climate zone:
Sub tropical

Adrià Sonet
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Friends Of Nature

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Rural, Community

Project Summary

We focus on preserving the environment by discouraging the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in farming. We help raise the economic condition of the poor people through sustainable agriculture. We help the country's development by working on education, health and other factors of development.

Project Description

Nepal is a country with 74% of its people involved in agriculture. But still it has failed to produce enough for the total population. This shows a need of change in the agricultural system in the country. The rate of using chemicals in farming is increasing for the better production which is degrading the quality of the soil and polluting the environment. Its effect on health can be clearly seen as a result of bioaccumulation. Friends OF Nature is established under a vision of preserving environment and increasing the production of food through sustainable agriculture. It also works on rising the level of consciousness of the people by investing on the educational system and also promote the health of the people by running health campaigns and providing natural food. FON promotes the production of high value crops and NTFPS to help increase the income of the people and eliminate poverty. 


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