News & Events
Promoting Urea Molasses Mineral Block as alternative source of protein during dry season
In Nepal, lack of green fodder/forage is a major constrain in increasing productivity of dairy animal. The use of feed will give the greatest animal production per unit feed intake, but this may not be economical for Nepalese farmers as grains and concentrates are costly and in short supply. Therefore, our farmers still rely on crop residues such as straw which are low in nut...
Ascend honors Heifer International's Mahendra Lohani with Humanitarian Award
Dr. Mahendra Lohani, Senior Vice President of International Programs at Heifer International, received Ascend's inaugural Humanitarian Award at the organization's National Convention on August 1, 2016. The Humanitarian Award recognizes a Pan-Asian executive who epitomizes the values of Ascend and promotes social responsibility to improve the welfare of millions of people worldwide.
Heifer Provides Technical Assistance to Department of Livestock Services (DLS) for Embryo Transfer Program
DLS under the Ministry of Livestock Development (MOLD) is conducting Embryo transfer program which will help farmers increase their livestock productivity. The embryo collected from reproductive tract of improved breed female animal will be implanted and transplanted to the reproductive tract of locally available female animal (the recipient) to complete gestation. The healthy offspring produce...
YOUNG VOLUNTEER REACHES OUT TO NEPAL EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS
Justin Chang, 16 from Seoul International School (SIS), Korea has been a regular supporter of Heifer International for the past 6 years. Read to Feed program, a reading incentive service-learning program of Heifer International that offers global education opportunities and will to foster in children a love for reading, passion to help others and a motivation to help create a better world. The ...
Nepal Country Director appointed as National Advisory for the Ministry of Livestock Development
Dr. Shubh N. Mahato, Heifer Nepal Country Director has been appointed as a National Advisory Committee member for the recently formed Ministry of Livestock Development. Dr. Krishna Chandra Paudel, Secretary of the Ministry wrote, “Valuing your capability,
Heifer’s Social Entrepreneurship Women’s (SEW) Cooperatives Awarded in Lumbini Expo and International Trade Fair
Heifer Nepal supported Upahar SEW cooperative of Sainamaina, Rupandehi and Milansar SEW Cooperative of Baudhagumba, Palpa were awarded the first prize with NPR. 9,000 during Lumbini Expo and International Trade Fair 2015 Butwal.