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World Fertilizer Trends and Outlook to 2019 The World fertilizer trends and outlook to 2019 is the latest in a series of annual reports that result from meetings of FAO Plant Production and Protection (AGP) and Statistics (ESS) Divisions, and the Fertilizer Organization Working Group, in which...
FAO, (2016)
Nepal Earthquake WASH Response Dashboard: Summary of Bhaktapur District : 24/06/2015 Summary indicators: 1. 25 of 25VDCs have a Focal Point Agency and WASH programs ongoing. 2. 64090people have benefi.ed of Hygiene related product. 3. 1042291 People have received water treatment products (includes PoU treatment and bulk chlorinat...
GoN, WC/UN, (2015)
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General Mr. Koirala’s death is a huge loss for Nepal and its ongoing peace process. As a friend of the United Nations and a staunch believer in its ideals and principles, Mr. Koirala will be remember ed as a strong voice of multilateralism and global coopera...
UNMIN, (2010)
2-Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief-NEPAL An estimated 3.5 million people are reported to be between moderate and severe food insecure with major concerns for the far and mid-west regions at the base of the Himalayan mountains. According to different agencies, the food security situation in ...
EU, FAO, (2010)
Public Expenditure Tracking Survey: COOPERATIVE FARMING, SMALL IRRIGATION AND TRANSPORTATION OF SEEDS & FERTILIZERS PROGRAMME The Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives, in collaboration with Freedom Forum and with technical support from UNDP, conducted a Public Expenditure Tracking Survey of the government-funded ‘Cooperative Farming, Small Irrigation an...
MoALMC-UNDP, (2018)
Training Manual for Combating Citrus Decline Problem in Nepal (July 2011) Although, Citrus is grown in 53 mid- hill districts of Nepal, it is now being extended to terai (for instance, kagati, kinnow) area too. The total area is 33898 ha, out of which only 22903 ha is productive. The total production is 2, 59,191 MT; howev...
FAO, (2011)
Value Chain Designing Of Chiraito Of Panchase Protected Forest Area Chiraito[Botanical name- Swerita chirayita(Roxb, ex Fleming) Karsten; English-Chireeta; Family- Gentianaceae], also known as Tite/ Pothi Chiraito/ Tikta is parennial herb of temperate regions of Nepal. Chiraito is one of the highest export revenue ea...
UNDP, UNEP, IUCN, (2014)
New Victim-Activated Explosions Nepal – 2005 This report collected and published by UNICEF is report focusing on providing an ongoing snapshot of the Explosive Device (ED) problem in Nepal; Establishing priorities for Mine Action activities: Mine Risk Education (MRE), Advocacy and Victim Assis...
UNICEF, (2006)
Basis Concepts of Conflict Sensitivity Conflicts do not only vary in kind or form but also in stages.Conflicts, when not dealt with constructively or if not managed carefully, could escalate, sometimes violently. On the other hand, when an adequate measure to mitigate conflict applied, co...
NASC/UNDP, (2013)
Sani News: Vol. 2 Issue 2 (April-June 2013) Chris Williams, Executive Director (ED) of Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and Mark Willis, Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) Program Manager (PM) visited Sindhupalchowk on May 15 2013 to observe the sanitation movement and...
UNHABITAT, (2013)
United Nations Day 2016 - Common Goals - Valeria Julliand, UN RC for Nepal (Op-ed) Today marks the United Nations Day. Across the world, and here in Nepal, the United Nations is working to build unity and cooperation, the UN's founding principle. In our 71st year, the UN and its member states are in the early stages of achieving th...
Republica, (2016)
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY 2016 OP-ED On World Humanitarian Day the UN, with the partners, takes the opportunity to reflect on the dedication, sacrifice and hard-work of not only these actors and organizations but the individuals who have made a contribution to ending human suffering in ...
UN, (2016)
Joined Op-ed: Time is now #Press for Progress Nepal has ingrained traditions and seats of power that are occupied by the same sectors of society. But the shift following the promulgation of the constitution to historic elections is showing that society is rethinking and redefining what it means ...
UNRCO, (2018)
Struvite Recovery from Urine at Community Scale in Nepal: Final Project Report Phase I (March 2009) The concept of ecological sanitation (further referred to as EcoSan) and its worldwide promotion to ameliorate the sanitary situation of people and communities in developing countries has been a success story in many aspects. For the people who could...
UNHABITAT, Eawag, SANDEC, ING, (2009)
Biogas Technology: A Training Manual for Extension Bio gas has proved to be a viable technology in the physical and sociology-economic conditions of Nepal. The hydro power generating potential of Nepal is calculated as one of the highest in the world but only about 12 percent of the population is con...
FAO, CMS, (1996)
Executive Brief Nepal Earthquakes (June 2015) Hightlights: 1.FAO is supporting Government-led efforts to address food security and livelihood needs in six districts most severely affected by the earthquakes: Nuwakot, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk. 2. The Nepal Food Securi...
FAO, (2015)
Nepal Earthquakes - Executive Brief 4 June 2015 FAO is supporting Government-led efforts to address food security and livelihood needs in six districts most severely affected by the earthquakes: Nuwakot, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk. The Nepal Food Security Cluster (FSC) rec...
FAO, (2015)
Agricultural Policy And Strategies For Poverty Alleviation And Food Security-NEPAL As part of the study on Policy and Strategy for Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Household Food Security in Nepal (SPDD), a Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) was carried out in a Village Development Committee (VDC) in each of the districts – na...
FAO, UNDP, (2001)
Executive Brief Nepal Earthquakes (April 2015) Highlights: 1. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April with dire humanitarian consequences: millions of people are affected in 39 districts of Western and Central Regions, out of 75 districts countrywide. 2. Although agricultural damage...
FAO, (2015)
Final Assessment Of Key Effects- Monitoring Survey Records of Dhaulagiri Irrigation Development Project The Dhaulagiri Irrigation Development Project (DIDP) funded by Danish Development Cooperation (DANIDA) was a technical cooperation project of His Majesty's Government of Nepal (HM/N) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The Project was im...
ILO, (1999)
Key Findings From The Agricultural Livelihoods Impact Appraisal (June 2015) In May, the Nepal Food Security Cluster carried out a detailed assessment of the impact of the earthquakes on food production and agricultural livelihoods. The Agricultural Livelihoods Impact Appraisal – led by the Food and Agriculture Organization o...
FAO, (2015)
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Wetlands in Nepal The project will build capacity and legal and policy frameworks for an ecosystem approach to wetland conservation and sustainable use. The project will ensure that national policies and planning frameworks identity and protect wetlands of global biod...
UNDP, (2011)
Impact Assessment of National Integrated Pest Management (NIPM) Program in Nepal The Integrated Pest Management program was initiated with the prime objective of training of trainers and conducting farmer field schools which later on extended to be a preliminary process for sustainable management of agricultural and ecological r...
NDRI, FAO, (2014)
Nepal Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) Within a broader organisational effort to better understand vulnerability to food insecurity at the country level, the World Food Programme in Nepal (WFP-Nepal), with the technical assistance of the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) branch of ...
WFP, (2005)
Public Sector Support for Inclusive Agribusiness Development - An appraisal of institutional models in Nepal This study describes the organizational mode for agribusiness development applied by the Government of Nepal, and the services provided by different public agencies with responsibilities for agribusiness promotion. The organizational setting for mee...
FAO, (2014)
Crop Situation Update A Joint Mission of 2012 Summer Crops and Outlook of 2012/13 Winter Crops Highlights: 1. The 2012/13 summer cereal crop output is estimated at 6.8 million metric tons (mt) with 4.5 million mt of paddy, 2.0 million mt of maize and 0.3 million mt of millet. This represents a reduction of 10.0 percent overall, with 11.0, 8.0...
GoN, FAO, WFP, (2013)
Crop Situation Update: A joint assessment of 2014/15 Winter Crops Highlights: 1. The Crop Situation Update is published twice a year by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It is one component of the Nepal food security mo...
GoN, FAO, WFP , EU, (2014)
Food Wastage Footprint & Climate Change Highlights: 1. The 2011 FAO assessment of global food losses and waste (1) estimated that each year, one-third of all food produced in the world for human consumption never reached the consumer’s table. This not only means a missed opportunity for t...
FAO, (2015)
Preliminary Findings From Agricultural Needs Assessment Data collected from 12 to 19 May 2015 in six districts: Gorkha, Sindhupalchok, Nuwakot, Dhading, Rasuwa and Dolakha, through secondary data collection at district level (DADO and DLSO) and primary data collection through Focus Group Discussions in th...
FAO, (2015)
Better Quality Farmyard Manure Through Improved Decomposition Farmyard manure ? a varying mixture of animal manure, urine, bedding material, fodder residues, and other components ? is the most common form of organic manure applied in the midhills of Nepal. Farmyard manure has a high proportion of organic materi...
TECA/FAO, (2016)
Save And Grow In Practice Maize, Rice, Wheat: A Guide To Sustainable Cereal Production This new book looks at the application of ‘Save and Grow’ practices and technologies to the production of the world’s key food security crops – maize, rice and wheat. With examples drawn from developing countries around the world, it shows how eco-fr...
FAO, (2015)
Tunnel Farming For Off-Season Vegetable Cultivation In Nepal Nepal ranks among the most vulnerable countries to extreme climate events. In general, rural areas where the population heavily depends on agriculture are the most vulnerable. High temperature during summer months and foggy weather combined with prol...
FAO, (2016)
Zero/Minimum Tillage In Rice-Wheat System In Nepal Growing of rice and wheat in sequence in Nepal is common, it constitutes the major cropping system in the Terai region of Nepal. The average yields of rice rarely exceed 3 t ha-1 and wheat yields invariably remain within 1?2 t ha-1. These yields are ...
FAO, (2016)
Ecosystem Based Adaptation The impacts of climate change on human and natural systems are already being felt on a global scale and are predicted to intensify in the future. Increased climate variability such as occurrence of more frequent droughts, storms and more erratic or i...
GoN, IUCN, UNEP, UNDP, (2013)
First Advance Estimate of 2015/16 Wheat Production in Nepal Using the CCAFS Regional Agricultural Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT) The significant drop in production is attributed to an estimated five percent decrease in wheat grown area nationwide as compared to the 2014/15 season. Wheat grown area decreased because of two main reasons: a severe shortage of fuel for irrigation...
GoN, WFP, (2016)
पारिस्थितिकिय प्रणालिमा आधारित अनुकुलन जलवायु परिवर्तन ले मानिसको जिवन र प्राकृतिक प्रणालिमा विश्वोब्यापी प्रभाव पारेको छ र आगमी दिन हरुमा यो क्रम अझ च्रको हुँदै जाने भबिश्यवाणी गरिदै छ । जलवायु परिवर्तन सगै जोडिएर बारम्ब्बार आउने खडेरी र आधिबेरी तथा हुने अनियमित र उग्र बर्षाले प्राकृतिक...
UNDP, (2013)
Building Agribusiness Capacity of Smallholder Farmers to Market Safe Produce of Good Quality (TCP\NEP\3503) Building Agribusiness Capacity of Smallholders Farmers to Market Safe Produce of Good Quality is a 2-year project under the technical and financial support of FAO. The project aims to contribute to enhanced market-oriented production, improved income...
FAO, (2016)
Development Amidst Disturbances In the span of six-months, Nepal has been hit by two major shocks. The first one was the April/May 2015 earthquakes that have caused a huge loss of life and assets. The second shock has come in the form of a near complete disruption of external trade...
WB, (2016)
Save And Grow Farming Systems Fact Sheet 2 Traditionally rice has been cultivated in most of Asia as follows: fields are first flooded then ploughed to create soft muddy soil often overlying a dense, compacted layer that restricts downward loss of water. Rice seedlings 20 to 60 days old are t...
FAO, (2015)
Nepal Earthquake | Magnitude 7.8 (April 2015)- Version 0, 26 April 2015 Resilience: Households in the rural areas - especially in hills and mountains - are among the least resilient, due to high poverty rates, and limited access to roads and markets. Urban areas are more resilient given higher connectivity and market acc...
WFP, (2015)
Food Security - Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief (June 2015) An estimated 1.4 million people need food assistance in 11 priority districts. Food security has deteriorated in all affected areas particularly in remote mountain communities where close to 70 per cent of households has poor or borderline food consu...
UNOCHA, (2015)
Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood (RERL) Despite a sharp increase over the past two decades in the number of households with access to electricity, 30 Percent of Nepali households, almost exclusively in remote rural areas, do not have access to electricity. In rural Nepal, about 92 Percent ...
UNDP, GoN, (2014)
FAO Nepal Flash Appeal - 19 June 2015 Some $20 million is urgently needed to support farmers in earthquake-hit Nepal resume agricultural activities and stave off the threat of prolonged food insecurity facing an estimated one million people, FAO warned today. To date, only 13 percent has...
FAO, (2015)
Assignment Report on the Proposed Establishment of a Medical College in Nepal Reference: Professor Arnott W.M., (1964). Assignment Report on the Proposed Establishment of a Medical College in Nepal, Nepal (WHO Project: NEPAL 15), WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ There are no reliable vital statistics apart from the census fi...
WHO, (1964)
The People Living with HIV Stigma Index Nepal 2011 This report is a collaborative study by FPAN, UNAIDS and NAP+N. We congratulate all those involved in the study and commend their contribution in compiling this report and generating the evidences that will strengthen the national response to HIV/AID...
FPAN, NAP+N, UNAIDS, (2011)
Nepal Initiative on Soaring Food Prices There are strong indications that the volatility in global food prices will remain for the foreseeable future coupled with an upward shift to higher (real) prices in the medium term. This is attributed to a number of supply and demand side factors, m...
GoN, FAO, WFP, IFAD, ADB, WB, (2008)
Crop Situation Update - Joint Assessment Mission of 2013 Summer Crops and Outlook of 2013/14 Winter Crops Growing condition for summer crops were favorable in 2013: average rainfall July- September was the largest in the last five years and supply of fertilizer by Agricultural Inputs Company Limited (AICL) improved dramatically compared to last year. Hen...
GoN, FAO, WFP, (2013)
Community perception survey- Bhaktapur: Round 2 (September 2015) This Community Perception Survey is conducted in Bhaktapur, round 2 which have 100 of survey questionnaires. Among total people surveyed, 76% of people (saying not at all, very little and staying neutral) in Bhaktapur responded that their main proble...
CFP-UNRCO, (2015)
NEPAL DEVELOPMENT UPDATE.Investing in People to Close the Human Capital Gap The Nepal Development Update is produced twice yearly with two main aims: to report on key economic developments over the preceding months, placing them in a longer term and global perspective; and to examine (in the Special Focus section) topics of ...
World Bank, (2019)
Nepal: Addressing the Employment Challenge through the Sectoral Pattern of Growth The economy of Nepal attained reasonable, though modest, growth during the period of mid-1980s to mid-1990s. The decline in growth started thereafter and continued during the 2000s. While the decline in growth was sharp for industries, agriculture ...
ILO, (2014)
CROP SITUATION UPDATE - Joint Assessment Mission of 2013 Summer Crops and Outlook of 2013/14 Winter Crops. Highlights: 1. The 2013 summer crop (paddy, maize, millet, and buckwheat) output was estimated at 7.67 million metric tons (mt), an increase of 12.10 percent compared to last year and 11.90 percent compared to the five-year average or ‘normal’ level...
GoN, FAO, WFP, (2013)
Investigating the Structure, Magnitude and Trends of Capital Formation in and for Agriculture: Country Case Study of Nepal Nepal with per capita income of US$ 400 is among the poorest countries. Two-thirds of the labour force engages in agriculture that contributes 32 percent in the gross domestic product (GDP). Nearly 31 percent of the population lives below the nationa...
PARTC, FAO, (2010)
Agricultural Policy and Strategies for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security Nepal is one of the world’s least developed nations, with low per capita income (US$249), and generally low socio-economic indicators. Infant mortality, at 64 per 1000 live births, is the highest such figure in South Asia. Indicators of life expectan...
FAO, UNDP, (2003)
Support for Development of National Biogas Programme (FAO/TCP/NEP/4451-T) - Biogas Technology: - A Training Manual for Extention-1 Biogas has proved to be a viable technology in the physical and socio-economic conditions of Nepal. The hydro power generating potential of Nepal is calculated as one of the highest in the world but only about 12 percent of the population is connecte...
CMS, FAO, (1996)
Nepal Food Security Bulletin Issue 34, February 2012 This issue mostly covers the period of October-December 2011, the harvesting season of the main summer crops of paddy, maize and millet. The overall food security situation is reportedly good across the country, considered to be one of the best seaso...
WFP, GoN, (2012)
Tunnel Farming for Off-Season Vegetable Cultivation in Nepal Nepal ranks among the most vulnerable countries to extreme climate events. In general, rural areas where the population heavily depends on agriculture are the most vulnerable. High temperature during summer months and foggy weather combined with prol...
FAO, (2013)
Zero/Minimum Tillage in Rice-Wheat System in Nepal Growing of rice and wheat in sequence in Nepal is common, it constitutes the major cropping system in the terai region of Nepal. The average yields of rice rarely exceed 3 t ha-1 and wheat yields invariably remain within 1?2 t ha-1. These yields are ...
FAO, (2013)
UN Newsletter - Vol. 23 (May 2010) UN Newsletter is the 23rd volume of UN Newsletter Nepal, May 2010. This newsletter consists of the following headlines: UN Celebrates International Observance of the Day of Vesak, Urine Bank in Siddhipur: Supplying Urine for Agriculture, Road Safety ...
UNIC, (2010)
Biosecurity Status of Food and Agriculture in Nepal Nepal has been making efforts to improve food safety and quality, control diseases and pests, chemical pesticides, quality of medicines (including veterinary medicines), strengthen quarantine capacity and manage genetically modified organisms. About ...
FAO, (2014)
Crop Situation Update Highlights: 1. The production of wheat and barley is estimated at 1.9 million mt, and 37 thousand mt respectively. This is an increase in production of 2 percent and 6 percent respectively compared to 2011/12 winter season. The Central Development ...
GoN, FAO, WFP, (2013)
Market and Price Impact Assessment Nepal United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI) Nepal is high on the list of countries where rising food and commodity prices could have a huge impact on population. This is because Nepal relies heavily on food and oil imports and has a high level of chronic food insecurity (41% is undernourishe...
NDRI/WFP, (2008)
Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief - Food Security Information for Decision Making This issue of "Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief - Food Security Information for Decision Making" by FAO includes the following key points: 1)Food prices have stabilized but remain high, limiting access to food of poor people.2)The politic...
FAO, (2010)
National Planning Commission Central Bureau of Statistics Nepal Thematic Report on Food Security and Nutrition 2013 In collaboraƟon with: World Food Program World Bank AusAID UNICEF This Report describes the long-term trends of food security and nutrition outcomes in Nepal over the past fifteen years and analyzes various factors affecting the outcomes, offering comprehensive descriptions about the complex and imminent issu...
UNICEF, AusAID, (2013)
Food and Agriculture: The future of sustainability Our population trajectory means that from now to 2030, the world will need to build the equivalent of a city of one million people in developing countries, every five days! There is widespread consensus that, going forward, farmers must produce more ...
UN, (2012)
Public-Private Partnerships for Agribusines Development High levels of investments are required to unleash the potential of agriculture for sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing countries, but low public budgetary allocations to the sector have slowed growth. To address this problem,...
FAO, (2016)
Empowering Women One Community At A Time: Recycling Of The Municipal Waste Through Biogas Production And Composting In 1990, a group of sixteen women from Lalitpur, Nepal started collecting waste from the neighboring 50 households. This initiative lead to the establishment of the organization called Women Environment Protection Committee (WEPCO). By 2004, waste co...
UNDP, (2010)
Investing In The Rural Poor: IFAD's Rural Sector Performance Assessment (RSP) Highlights: 1. Harvesting of the 2011 winter crops, mainly wheat is completed in the low lying area and will continue until the end of June in the hilly areas. 2. The early estimates point to a record wheat harvest at 1.74 million tonnes, some 12%...
RSP/IFAD, (2012)