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Nepal: Country Report to the FAO International Technical Conference on Plant Genetic Resources
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Nepal is located between the People's Republic of China to the north and the Republic of India to the south, east and west; and lies on the Mid-Himalayan mountain section of Asia. It extends from 26o22' N to 30o 27' N latitudes and 80o4' E to 88o12' E longitudes. The kingdom is a small landlocked country situated at a distance of about 500 km. from the nearest sea. On an average, it extends 885 Km. from east to west direction and non-uniform mean width of 193 km. from north to south with total land area of 147,181 square kilometers. The population was 9.4 million in 1961 which increased at the rate of 2.2 percent per annum and reached 18.46 million in 1991. It is estimated that population will increase to 33 million in next 20 years. Per capita income in the country was 170 US$ in 1990.
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Publisher:
NARC, FAO ,   (1995 )
Type / Script:
Annual Report in English
Keywords:
AGRICULTURAL LAND, CLIMATE, SOILS, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, SUBSISTENCE FARMING, PLANT RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, FARM MANAGEMENT, SOIL FERTILITY, ROCKS, MINERAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, ECONOMIC CONDITIONS, INDUSTRIAL SECTOR, GENETIC RESOURCES, NATURAL RESOURCES, LAND, PLANT AND SOIL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT,HUMAN ENVIRONMENT
Thematic Group:
 FAO : Food and Agriculture Organization
Thesaurus:
04.01.01  -  Agricultural Economics And Policy; Rural Sociology
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