Farmers' Innovations from Nepal | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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July 2014
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Though NLRF's members are focused on land rights issues, many of its members are innovating products like beans and seeds. Organic beans are used as vegetables and lentils. When dried and added some sugar, they become favorite snacks for people travelling in buses. There is also pink organic lentils grown in the field as rotating crop with rice. It is a remedy for some ailments. There is also hot plant, which gives something like electric current when you touch them. Poor people collect it from the forest and make soup out of it. It is known for its nutritional and medicinal value. There is also wild black pepper which is very tasty when mixed with vegetables even in just small amount. There is also candy from sugarcane.



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