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In his 20-year career as a social worker, Krishna Thapa had never seen farmers as happy as the small group of farmers in Dailekh. All of them were on their way back home from a nearby vegetable collection centre, where they had just sold different types of vegetables produced on their own farm.

Why were they so happy? We know that timely and stable access to a well-functioning agricultural market is necessary for an efficient and profitable agricultural production system. Lack of access to markets means it is costlier, less reliable and much more time-consuming to transport goods to the market.

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