United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Bio-Engineering Practices To Control Erosion Of River Embankments In Nepal
PDF File Size: 25 KB | Download   
Heavy rainfall and landslides in the up-streams of the Churia range cause sedimentation of river beds, leading to erosion of river embankments by fast flows of water. This heavily affects the livelihoods of farmers downstream, causing loss of infrastructure, crops and livestock. In addition, the continuous erosion of agricultural lands has led to floods and gradual deposition of sand, silt and boulders in agricultural land. Cultivation of fast-growing live barriers and building of gabion wires are some of the bio-engineering practices promoted in the Terai region of Nepal to control erosion of river embankments by fast flows of water. These activities to control erosion of productive land along the river bank increase agriculture productivity and sustainability, while providing additional income for farmers. These practices are technically sound, as well as economically feasible and socially accepted.
Publisher:
TECA/FAO ,   (2016 )
Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
SOIL EROSION CONTROL, RIVER BANK PROTECTION, SEDIMENTATION, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY, AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT, AGRICULTURAL LAND, CLIMATE RISK MANAGEMENT, SOIL EROSION, CROP PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, RIVERBANK PROTECTION, DROUGHT CONTROL
Thematic Group:
 FAO : Food and Agriculture Organization
Thesaurus:
13.02.00  -  Disaster Prevention, Preparedness And Relief
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
479  times viewed
9  times downloaded.
Feeder: PRAGYA POKHAREL@GMAIL COM , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Pineapple As Alternate Cropping To Control Soil Erosion In Nepal
Slope Agriculture Land Technology (SALT) in the Mid-hills of Nepal
Ecosystem based adaptation - A case from Panchase [YouTube]
Watershed Management Case Study: Nepal Review and Assessment of Watershed Management Strategies and Approaches
Lessons learned from appraising the impact of IFAD projects in Nepal on the GHG balance and stocks of natural resources - An analysis using the Ex-Ante Carbon balance Tool
Community Based Landslide Treatment In Nepal
Breaking New Ground Leasehold Forestry in Nepal (February 2004)
Water Conservation Ponds In Nepal
Building Food And Nutrition Security Through Sustainable Agricultural Development
Community Based Landslide Treatment in Nepal
60 Years 1951-2011: Nepal-FAO Cooperation for a World without Hunger
A Report On CRAFT Implementation For In-Season Wheat Yield Forecasting (Winter 2014/15) In Nepal
A Report on In-season Paddy Yield Forecasting (Summer 2015) using CRAFT in Nepal
Farmer Field Schools On Integrated Plant Nutrient Systems
Building Resilience to Landslides through Support for Community-Based Rehabilitation and Mitigation Actions and the Establishment of Early Warning Systems in Nepal (OSRO/NEP/602/USA)
Save And Grow Farming Systems Fact Sheet 2
NEPAL: Monsoon Update (as of 18 July 2019)
NEPAL: Monsoon Update (as of 17 July 2019)
Nepal: Monsoon Flooding
Country Pasture/Forage Resource Profiles
Zero/Minimum Tillage In Rice-Wheat System In Nepal
Country gender assessment of agriculture and the rural sector in Nepal
Crop Situation Update - Joint Assessment Mission of 2013 Summer Crops and Outlook of 2013/14 Winter Crops
Crop Situation Update A Joint Mission of 2012 Summer Crops and Outlook of 2012/13 Winter Crops
Cold Water Fisheries in the Trans-Himalayan Countries
Strengthening Cooperative Management Training And Education ILO/DANIDA/78/NEP/2 Nepal : Evaluation Report Made Jointly By: Representatives Of His Majesty's Government Of Nepal: Danish International EducationalDevelopment Agency ILO ( 17- 28 Feburary 1986)
Bagar Farming (Baluwa kheti) In River Banks Of Nepal
Agricultural development and agrarian structure in Nepal (Working Paper)
The Koshi River Basin: Reducing Flood Risk
बायोसेक्युरिटि सचेतना तालिम पुस्तिका (व्यवसायीक बाली उत्पादकहरुका लागि)
The Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) in Mountain Ecosystems in Nepal
Kisankalagi Unnat Biu-Bijan Karyakram (Improved Seeds for Farmers Programme)
Impact Assessment of National Integrated Pest Management (NIPM) Program in Nepal
Field Activities: Ginger project (23 March 2015, Jhapa)
Stories From The Field: Nepal’s ‘Poorest Of The Poor’ Reap The Benefits Of Innovative Leasehold Project
Multi-storied Agroforestry Cropping Systems for Micro-Climatic Modification and Erosion Control in Nepal
Regenerating Forests And Livelihoods In Nepal: A New Lease On Life
Regional Workshop on Pro-poor Leasehold Forestry
High Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP) IFAD
CONTRACT FARMING IN NEPAL (Introducing pay as you go water access)
Nepal and FAO- Building food and nutrition security through sustainable agricultural development
WASH Cluster- Nepal Contingency Plan on Flood and Landslide Scenario (Version 3 July 2011)
Agricultural Technology For Development ( Seventieth session )
Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity into Agricultural Production and Management in East Africa
Institutional Capacity On Forest Tenure In Nepal Status, Gaps And Way Forward FAO
Zero/Minimum Tillage in Rice-Wheat System in Nepal
Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Agriculture Priority Framework for Action 2011 – 2020
Multi-Agency Flood Impact Assessment Koshi River Flood – Nepal
Economic and Financial Decision Making in Disaster Risk Reduction
Success Story On The Adaptation Option Against Climate Change Impact
Family Farming: Meeting the Zero Hunger Challenge
Bagmati Action Plan (2009-2014)
Multi-storied Agroforestry Cropping Systems For Micro-Climatic Modification And Erosion Control In Nepal
Integrating Agriculture In National Adaptation Plans: Safeguarding Livelihoods And Promoting Resilience Through NAPs
CHAD: Country Office Food Security Update (August 2009)
Trends In Sustainable Development: Agriculture, Rural Development, Land, Desertification And Drought: (2008-2009)
Improved Pit Storage Method for Ginger Rhizomes in Nepal
Surveys and Demonstration for the Management and Development of the Trisuli Watershed
Nepal and FAO: Building food and nutrition security through sustainable agricultural development
Climate Risk Management (CRM)
Save And Grow In Practice Maize, Rice, Wheat: A Guide To Sustainable Cereal Production
Better Quality Farmyard Manure Through Improved Decomposition
Local Self-Governance Act, 2055: An Act Made To Provide For Local Self-Governance
Strengthening Of Community Seed Production Groups (CSPG) In Nepal
The Agriculture Sectors in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions: Analysis
Newsletter Simsar: News in Brief- Vol 3 (April 2009)
President’s Report: Proposed Grants To The Republic Of Nepal For Adaptation For Smallholders In Hilly Areas Project (ASHA)
Impacts of Leasehold Forestry on Livelihoods and Forest Management
Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity in Nepal: Opportunities to include agrobiodiversity maintenance to support Nepal’s National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA)
Agricultural Policy And Strategies For Poverty Alleviation And Food Security-NEPAL
Guidebook for Online Facilitators Sharing experiences from climate change and agriculture communities of practice
Nepal: Coping with Climate Change, Addressing Migration
BOOSTING FOOD SECURITY THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF CLIMATE-RESILIENT AGRICULTURE IN NEPAL
In The Know- UNDP Nepal Newsletter-Issue 66, June 2012
Building Dreams Together Integrated Shelter Assisment For 235 Landless Household Affected By The Koshi Flood
Far-Western Humanitarian Situation Report UN Field Coordination Office Dadeldhura, Nepal (June 2013)
Field Activities: Integrated Pesticide Management In Mustang (April 2015, Mustang)
Save And Grow In Practice: Maize · Rice · Wheat- A Guide To Sustainable Cereal Production
कौसी खेती तालिम निर्देशिका पुस्तिका
Managing climate risks and adapting to climate change in the agriculture sector in Nepal
Understanding Forest Degradation in Nepal
Technical Cooperation Programme - Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness and Climate Risk Management in the Agricultural Sector
TeleFood Projects
Tunnel Farming For Off-Season Vegetable Cultivation In Nepal
Participatory approaches: Client-oriented Breeding Of Rice For The Terai and Low Hills Of Nepal
The Future of Food Creating sustainable communities through climate adaptation, Issue No. 2 ( December 2009 )
Food Security Bulletin, Issue No.16 ( January 2007)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal (3 March, 2015)
Nepal and FAO : Building Food and Nutrition Security through Sustainable Agricultural Development
Support to National IPM Programme in Nepal - Consolidation, Up-Scaling and Institutionalization, Phase II (27 October 2008 – 31 January 2014)
Articulating and Mainstreaming Agricultural Trade Policy and Support Measures-Policy Brief 6 – Highlights of the country case study – Nepal
Expression of Interest for Study of Climate Change Impact Study in Major Rivers of Nepal (Kosi, Narayani & Karnali)
Nepal: Floods And Landslides Update
National Aquaculture Sector Overview Nepal
Post-2015 And SDGs: Nourishing People, Nurturing The Planet (May 2015)
UNJP/NEP/071/UNJ: Enhancing Capacities For Climate Change Adaptation And Disaster Risk Management For Sustainable Livelihoods In The Agriculture Sector
Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Nepal
Food Security Dimensions at the National Level
Draft Report of National Land Policy Consultation Workshop
Nepal: Addressing the Employment Challenge through the Sectoral Pattern of Growth
100 result(s) found.