The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Nepal Forum of Science Journalists (NFSJ) jointly organised third science dialogue session. It was climate change impacts on agriculture.
Kiran Bhusal, Lecturer at Department of Life Science of Kathmandu University, stressed that smart technology should be used to solve problems on agricultural production such as vegetables, paddy and maize crops.
The Third UNESCO-NFSJ Science Dialogue Series was based on on-site interaction among farmers of Namobudhha Municipality-6, Belbottar regarding climate change driven changes in agriculture.
During the dialogue, locals emphasized the impact of climate changes causing water crisis, increase of insects in maize, moths in vegetables, butterflies in paddy cultivation along with many other problems.
Farmers, 15 journalists from seven provinces, UNESCO representatives, NFSJ members along with experts participated in the dialogue which was moderated by NFSJ Vice-President Madhusudhan Guragain.