Surrounded by river Ganga in south, Gandak in west, the Vaishali district lies in the Bihar State of India, and the district spreads over an area of 2036 km2. Located at the middle Gangetic plain region, Bihar is one of the poorest states in India, and it is surrounded by Jharkhand, UP and West Bengal states in south, west and east respectively and it shares its border with Nepal in the northern part.
Karnal district is a part of the indo-gangetic plain and has a well spread network of western Yamuna canal flowing from north to south and forming eastern boundary of the district. The district lies in the Haryana State of India. Bordered by Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the north and Rajasthan to the west and south, Haryana state is one of the most economically developed regions in South Asia and its agricultural and manufacturing industry has experienced sustained growth since 1970s.
During the month of November, CIAT researchers from Cali and Nairobi implemented participatory action research in 4 CCAFS sites in East Africa. The participatory research was part of a multi-disciplinary project that aims to combine data on inherent soil properties, as well as ecological and land degradation status of the sites.
My village Madhyapur Thimi is known as the green vegetable garden of Kathmandu valley, where majority of Newars (ethnic group) are still engaged in agriculture, mostly in vegetable production. We grow a variety of vegetables