Humla locals happy to work in TaklakotBy Jay Bahadur Rokaya
Dharma Raj Shahi of Humla hopped across the border to Taklakot in Tibet last year and earned Rs350,000 working as a labourer for three months, and this year too he is taking off for the Chinese market town hoping to make an equal amount of money.
Viral disease affecting goats and sheep spreads to HumlaBy Jay Bahadur Rokaya
After Bajura, Peste des petits ruminants (PPR)—a contagious viral disease affecting goats and sheep—has spread to Humla.
Humla folk face difficulty in absence of Nepal Food Corporation depotsBy Jay Bahadur Rokaya
Nepal Food Corporation has not reinstated its depots in remote villages of Humla district which were vacated during the insurgency period. As a result, many impoverished people are unable to buy rice in subsidised rate.
Karnali folks paying three times more for food itemsBy Jay Bahadur Rokaya
People from the impoverished Karnali region have been compelled to pay three times the actual prices for food products due to high transportation costs.
Food crisis looms large in HumlaBy Jay Bahadur Rokaya
Food shortage looms large in the district due to the prolonged drought and the Nepal Food Corporation’s failure to supply foodstuffs in time.