Because of the level of education in farmers and in public, and the lack of sufficient law enforcement to regulate the use and handling of pesticides in agriculture, the issues related to rampant use of pesticides have been in increase day by day. There should be better ways, such as public awareness campaign, educating farmers about pesticides use and many more, to handle these type of issues. Here is an article recently published in The Kathmandu Post covering similar aspect. the other similar issue has been published in Rupublica recently, click here for the news.
A recent article published in 'The Himalayan' emphasized the role of agriculture and the impetus that need to be given for overall development of agriculture sector of Nepal. See the details below.
Agriculture development: engine of growth