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“Nearly One-Quarter of the Population Lives on Less than USD 1 per Day” Nepal suffers from chronic food insecurity, severe and recurrent natural disasters, poor health and sanitation infrastructure, and water and energy scarcity. These factors combined with political instability and civil unrest result in a dire humanita...
FAO, (2010)
Arsenic Threat and Irrigation Management in Nepal - Preliminary Findings from the Narayani Irrigation Command Area Nepal requires the management of medium to large irrigation systems to be modernized. Low water use efficiency, low level of collection of irrigation service fees, deteriorating stage of basic infrastructure of many agency managed irrigation systems,...
FAO, (2004)
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)
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)
FAO Nepal News Bulletin Bi-monthly Number 02– March, 2015 (Prepress edited copy) Highlights: 1. Experts emphasize on strengthening forest tenure for sustaining livelihoods 2. Regional Workshop on Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management 3. Policy assistance for Biosecure food security 4. Avian Influenza status in Nepal 5. Di...
FAO, (2015)
FAO Nepal News Bulletin Number 01-January 2015 Highlights: 1. Zero Hunger Challenge Initiatives launched in Nepal 2. Nepal observes 34th World Food Day-2014 3. Building capacity of farmers to achieve food security and nutrition 4. Nepal identifies challenges and opportunities for improved Gov...
FAO, (2015)
FAO Nepal News Bulletin Number 03– May 2015 This monthly issue of May contents are: 1. Devastating earthquakes increase the threat of food insecurity in Nepal 2. Italy provides EUR 400 000 to help earthquake-affected farmers in Nepal 3. Houses collapsed and stores of grain are buried 4. Am...
FAO, (2015)
Nepal plants olive orchards to boost farm income Nepal is not a country that comes to mind when shopping for olives or olive oil. But, that may change because of an Italian-funded FAO project that has Nepali farmers growing olives to increase incomes and food security. The project established an in...
FAO, (2013)
Technical Cooperation Programme - Terminal Report of the Project: Combating Citrus Decline Problems in Nepal Citrus is one of the most economically important fruit crops of Nepal which contributes about 37 and 32 percent of total production and area of fruit in Nepal. The existing citrus orchards are predominantly of seedling origin and plants coexist with ...
FAO, (2012)
The Impact of Agriculture-Related WTO Agreements on The Domestic Legal Framework inThe Kingdom of Nepal Under the term of its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO),Nepal committed to review existing law and regulations to ensure compliance with several technical Agreements affecting trade in agriculture goods,including the General Agreement o...
FAO, (2006)
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)
FAO Publications 2015 Over the last 70 years, FAO has made an important contribution towards helping the millions of hungry people all over the world. Still, according to the most recent trends, around 800 million people go to bed hungry. If we adopt a “business as usual”...
FAO, (2015)
Mapping The Vulnerability Of Mountain Peoples To Food Insecurity Mountains cover 22 percent of the world’s land surface and are home to some 915 million people, representing 13 percent of global population. Mountains also provide between 60 and 80 percent of the earth’s fresh water. Yet, in spite of this global re...
FAO, (2015)
Country Report on The State of the Nepal’s Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Nepal is richly endowed with numerous agricultural crops and plants. The variation in temporal, altitudinal, topographical and aspects has made agricultural such biodiversity possible (Shrestha, 2007). Hence, Nepal is a safe heaven on earth for many ...
FAO, (2008)
Enhancing Capacities for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Livelihoods in Agriculture Sector - Project Findings and Recommendations The project is the follow-up of the previous FAO-UNDP joint project entitled UNJP/NEP/005/UNJ. Since the previous project was for short period (January 2010 to December 2011), it was realized that concrete recommendations...
FAO, (2013)
FAO Animal Production and Health - Livestock Country Reviews Development of Nepal's poultry production could be divided into three distinct periods since its commencement in 1965. The period from 1965 to 1980 was primarily engaged in subsistence production,from 1981 to 2002 the period of commercialization and ...
FAO, (2014)
FAO Statistical Yearbook 2013- World Food and Agriculture Good statistics are needed to monitor the progress of development. The better the data, the better policies can be designed to protect vulnerable populations. And, without good data, it is impossible to evaluate or determine the impact of policies. T...
FAO, (2013)
Livestock and dairy upgrades raise incomes and help Nepal’s food security Nepal’s small-scale dairy sector has improved the quality and safety of milk products all along the food chain, bolstering food security in the mountainous landlocked country. An FAO technical cooperation project trained Nepal’s dairy sector workers ...
FAO, (2013)
Nepal and FAO : Building Food and Nutrition Security through Sustainable Agricultural Development Nepal and FAO have enjoyed close cooperation since the country joined FAO in 1951. During more than 60 years of partnership, FAO has implemented over 200 projects, ranging from policy advice and capacity development to technical support and agricultu...
FAO, (2015)
Nutrition Handbook for Community Mobilisers This Handbook targets all professionals engaged in the improvement of the health and nutrition status of vulnerable households in Nepal; it is specifically tailored to Community Health Workers, Agricultural and Livestock Extensions Workers, Teachers ...
FAO, (2009)
Poverty, Livestock and Household Typologies in Nepal - ESA Working Paper No. 04-15 Agriculture and livestock are key components of the livelihoods of the poor. Livestock make a substantial contribution to household livelihoods’ and currently sustain the livelihoods of an estimated 700 million rural poor in developing countries. In ...
FAO, (2004)
Provision of technical Assistance to the Avian Influenza Control Project: UTF/NEP/061/NEP/B June 2008 – July 2011,Final Report With the arrival of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in South Asia in 2006, the threat to Nepal significantly increased, as the country shares a long and porous border with India. In early 2006, the Government of Nepal (GON) ...
FAO, (2008)
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)
Regional ECTAD News Edition 7: May/June 2009 This first HPAI outbreak response simulation exercise in Nepal was conducted in the high-risk district of Kaski to test and evaluate the ability of civil and technical authorities to respond effectively to an outbreak of HPAI. The event was preceded ...
FAO, (2009)
Technical Assistance for Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme Nepal is a small mountainous landlocked country situated between India and the People’s Republic of China. The total area of the country is 147,181 km. Physio-graphically, the country can be divided into five major regions: High Himal, High Mountains...
FAO, (2014)
Fact Sheet 2016 Immediate Technical Assistance to Strengthen Emergency Preparedness for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is funded by USAID under Emerging Pandemic Threat-2(EPT-2) programme and technically supported by FAO. The project activities are implemented th...
FAO, (2016)
Fact Sheet April 2016 Government of Nepal (GoN) is implementing Agriculture and Food Security Project (AFSP) in 19 mid-hill and mountain districts of the Mid-western and Far-western development regions of Nepal, funded jointly by Global Agriculture and Food Security Progr...
FAO, (2016)
Nepal Update July 2016 Rural women constitute 43 percent of the total 83 percent population living in the rural areas of Nepal. As in many developing countries, women have played an important and often unrecognized role in the agriculture sector in Nepal that sustains near...
FAO, (2016)
Institutional Capacity On Forest Tenure In Nepal Status, Gaps And Way Forward FAO As overall institutional capacity shows significant gaps, the capacity of key actors needs strengthening. In particular,programmes and government organizations need to address their capacity gaps more seriously. Government organizations can contribut...
FAO, (2016)
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)
Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture (GCP/NEP/070/LDF) Reducing vulnerability and increasing adaptive capacity to respond to impacts of climate change and variability for sustainable livelihoods in agriculture sector in Nepal is supported by GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY (GEF) under THE LEAST DEVELOPED COU...
FAO, (2016)
Guidelines for Institutional Arrangements, Training, Irrigation and Agriculture Production Improvements Under On-Farm Water Management Programme Agriculture plays a dominant role in the Nepalese economy and constitutes a major portion of the gross domestic product (GDP). During the eighties, Nepal was recognised as a net exporter of food grains. However, the country has been increasingly impo...
FAO, (2005)
Nepal’s Ginger Farmers to be the Winners in Plans to Expand International Trade In a major milestone for the project, a ginger washing and processing plant is expected to open in the next few months in Jhapa district, in eastern Nepal. The plant will add value to ginger exported from Nepal, particularly in the target districts o...
FAO, (2015)
Strengthening Pesticides Management in Agriculture to Reduce Risks to Health and Environment (TCP/NEP/3502) Strengthening pesticide management in agriculture to reduce risks to health and environment (TCP/NEP/3502) is a FAO-funded project in Nepal under the Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) which aims at reducing pesticide risks in agriculture ensuring...
FAO, (2016)
Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010: Country Report - Nepal Forestry is an extensive land use system in Nepal. The forest and trees provide a vast array of goods and services to human beings. Forest and tree resources provide the basic commodities such as fuel wood, timber and fodder to the people and serve a...
FAO, (2010)
ADG’s high level meeting with the ministers, diplomats and the development partners ADG’s high level meeting with the ministers, diplomats and the development partners [Duration]:3m:31s [Location]:Mister of Finance-Singadurbar,Kathmandu [Video Quality]: 720p HD #FAO #ZeroHunger #Nepal ...
FAO, (2019)
Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture The video reflects the activities of Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture (GCP/NEP/070/LDF) Reducing vulnerability and increasing adaptive capacity to respond to impacts of climate change and variability for sustainable livelihoods in agricultu...
FAO, (2019)
Helping farmers in India, Indonesia and Nepal thrive in a changing climate In Asia and the Pacific, FAO and partners are working with governments and research institutes to help equip farmers with the tools and knowledge they need to adapt to climate change. This short video examines a variety of techniques and hears from t...
FAO, (2019)
Livelihood supports in climate resilient building FAO in collaboration with the government agencies has put its efforts in improving awareness, knowledge and communication on climate impacts and adaptation. It will also prioritize and implement local investment by promoting Community Based Adaptatio...
FAO, (2019)
Videos of FAO’s Assistant Director-General for Asia and the Pacific region Ms Kundhavi to project sites in Pokara, Nepal from 20-21 April 2019 FAO’s Assistant Director-General for Asia and the Pacific region Ms Kundhavi Kadiresan visited FAO’s project sites in Pokara, Nepal from 20-21 April 2019. In Pokhra, she visited Rupa Lake Restoration and Fisheries Cooperative and Fisheries Research ...
FAO, (2019)
Videos of FAO’s Assistant Director-General for Asia and the pacific region Ms Kundhavi to project sites in Pokara, Nepal from 20-21 April 2019 FAO’s Assistant Director-General for Asia and the Pacific region Ms Kundhavi Kadiresan visited FAO’s project sites in Pokara, Nepal from 20-21 April 2019. In Pokhra, she visited Rupa Lake Restoration and Fisheries Cooperative and Fisheries Research ...
FAO, (2019)
Videos of FAO’s Assistant Director-General for Asia and the Pacific region Ms Kundhavi to project sites in Pokara, Nepal from 20-21 April 2019 FAO’s Assistant Director-General for Asia and the Pacific region Ms Kundhavi Kadiresan visited FAO’s project sites in Pokara, Nepal from 20-21 April 2019. In Pokhra, she visited Rupa Lake Restoration and Fisheries Cooperative and Fisheries Research ...
FAO, (2019)
Enabling Farmers To Face Climate Change: Second Cycle Of The Benefit Sharing Fund Projects Since the adoption of the Funding Strategy, the Governing Body has been constantly improving the execution of the project cycles of the Benefit-sharing Fund. At its Second Session, the Governing Body adopted the steps for the execution of the project...
FAO, (2014)
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)
Save And Grow In Practice: Maize · Rice · Wheat- A Guide To Sustainable Cereal Production By 2050, world annual demand for maize, rice and wheat is expected to reach some 3.3 billion tonnes, or 800 million tonnes more than 2014’s record combined harvest. Much of the increase in production will need to come from existing farmland. But one-...
FAO, (2016)
World Programme For The Census Of Agriculture 2020: VOLUME 1 Programme, Concepts And Definitions The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is the leading United Nations agency providing guidelines for the conduct of agricultural censuses worldwide. This publication provides updated guidelines to countries for the conduct ...
FAO, (2015)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal Ambassador of Thailand, FAO officials visit Sindhupalchok Highlights: 1. H.E. Mr. Vutti Vuttisant, Ambassador of Thailand to Nepal travelled by road on 15 May 2015 to visit Sindhupalchok district to take stock of the situation after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal on 25 April 2015...
FAO, (2015)
Participatory Varietal Selection: Short Duration legume Crops For Rainfed Rabi In India and Nepal Rice fallows offer a significant potential for legume cultivation in South Asia. A pilot study showed how a combination of short-duration crops, early sowing, minimal tillage and seed priming was effective in enabling farmers to grow a rainfed rabi c...
FAO, (2016)
Right to Food at Country Level : E-Newsletter 2013 The FAO Project “GCP/GLO/324/NOR - Integrating the Right to Adequate Food and Good Governance in National Policies, Legislation and Institutions” (in short, Right to Food at Country Level) is a continuation of Norway’s support to the right to food, a...
FAO, (2013)
Zero Hunger Challenge (2015) Nepal has committed to undertake Zero Hunger Challenge declared by the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development, held in Brazil in 2012 and reemphasized by ESCAP’s 69th Commission Session, held in April 2013. It entails ending hunger, food insecu...
FAO, (2015)
Regional Workshop Towards A Strategic Approach To Communication Against HPEDs Including HPAI In The SAARC Region The regional communication workshop was organized in Kathmandu in 2-3 August 2012 in which seventeen officials participated who were nominated by member states. In the two-day workshop, all the participants jointly recommended action points on commun...
FAO, (2012)
FAO in the Humanitarian Appeals 2015 Mid-Year Update Most recently, Nepal’s devastating earthquakes severely impacted farming families. The deepening food security and nutrition crisis in South Sudan is raising serious concerns and the number of severely food insecure people is expected to escalate fro...
FAO, (2015)
FAO Nepal Newsletter Observance Of 36th World Food Day-2016 The 36th World Food Day (WFD) was observed with various ceremonial functions in Nepal focusing on the theme “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” Major programmes and activities were officiated by high level officials and staff from ...
FAO, (2016)
First Regional Field Epidemiology Training Programee For Veterinarians (FETPV) For SAARC Countries Some shortcomings in the ability to rapidly detect, report and respond to Highly Pathogenic Emerging (and re-emerging) Diseases (HPEDs) in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region have been demonstrated as a challenge over ...
FAO, (2012)
Regional Workshop On “Strengthening Capacity to Respond to Disease” 26 –28 May 2014, Kathmandu, The Federal Democratic Republic Of Nepal The regional workshop on ‘Strengthening capacity to respond to disease emergencies’ was jointly organized by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Crisis Man...
FAO, (2014)
Second Regional Field Epidemiology Training Programme For Veterinarians (FETPV) For SAARC Countries SAARC and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) jointly established the Regional Support Unit (RSU) in Kathmandu, Nepal, financially supported by European Commission (EC) with an overall objective of strengthening and em...
FAO, (2013)
Second Regional Workshop On Progressive Control Of Peste Des Petits Ruminants (PC-PPR) For South Asian Countries The Regional Support Unit had initiated developing the Regional Road map for Progressive Control of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) in the SAARC region in 2011. As a follow up to the first regional roadmap workshop this second workshop was held from...
FAO, (2013)
Third SAARC Epidemiology Networking (SAARC EpiNet) Meeting Following the recommendations of the first consultative epidemiology and laboratory networking meeting held in July 2011 in Kathmandu, an epidemiology networking meeting was conducted in August 2013 in Paro, Bhutan entitled ‘Second SAARC Regional Epi...
FAO, (2016)
70 Years Of FAO (1945-2015) The origins of FAO are indelibly linked to one name: David Lubin, a successful Californian businessman who turned to farming in the 1880s. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the importance of agriculture in the global economy was d...
FAO, (2015)
Post-2015 And SDGs: Nourishing People, Nurturing The Planet (May 2015) Highlights: 1. Production systems and the policies and institutions that underpin global food security are increasingly inadequate. 2. Sustainable agriculture must nurture healthy ecosystems and support the sustainable management of land, water an...
FAO, (2015)
Joint Press Release of FAO Representation and WHO Country Office for Nepal ( 17 November 2014 ) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) are jointly organizing the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), an inclusive inter-governmental meeting on nutrition at FAO Headquarters, in Rome, from 19-21...
FAO, (2014)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal (16 October 2014) World Food Day (WFD) 2014 with the theme of Family Farming: “feeding the world and caring for the earth” was observed in Nepal with much enthusiasm carrying out various awareness raising programs in Kathmandu and throughout the country.A month-long 3...
FAO, (2014)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal (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)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal (28 April, 2015) An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale shook Nepal at 11.56am local time (06:11 GMT) on Saturday, 25 April 2015. Its effects were felt in across the country. It is reported that 700,000 houses were either fully or partially destroyed across...
FAO, (2015)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal (3 March, 2015) The Government of Nepal, Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) and the FAO jointly organized today the National Stakeholders consultation workshop on Good Agriculture Practice (GAP) scheme for Nepal. The objective of the workshop was focused on...
FAO, (2015)
Understanding Women's Participation in Forestry in Nepal Nepal is a signatory to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The government has cr...
FAO, (2015)
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)
A Rapid Situation Assessment on Agriculture and Migration in Nepal Nepal has experienced noticeable improvements in economic and human development fronts in the recent years. The incidence of poverty fell from 42 to 31% (CBS, 2006: i). Statistics show that the health and education outcomes mostly for the girls and p...
FAO, (2010)
Forest-reliant communities in Asia need policies to better protect their tenure, livelihoods and ensure their food security ( 12 February 2015 ) Highlights: 1. Kathmandu, Nepal – 12 February 2015 – A momentum is growing across Asia to better protect the tenure and livelihoods of millions of people who rely on access to forest lands with three countries stepping forward to further secure thes...
FAO, (2015)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal ( 4 December 2014 ) Highlights: 1. A 3-day workshop on The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the context of National Food Security (VGGT) was concluded in Kathmandu on 4 December, 2014. 2. Supports an...
FAO, (2014)
Nepal and FAO- Building food and nutrition security through sustainable agricultural development Nepal and FAO have enjoyed close cooperation since the country joined FAO IN 1951. During more than 65 years of partnership, FAO has implemented significant number of projects and programs, ranging from policy advice and capacity development to techn...
FAO, (2016)
International Year of Pulses Products In July 2016, OCCP of FAO Headquarters prepared a document at Rome to support anyone interested in enhancing visibility of the International Year of Pulses by promoting the book "Pulses Nutritious Seeds for a Sustainable Future". Highlights; 1...
FAO, (2016)
Crop Prospects And Food Situation Highlights: 1. FAO’s first forecast for global wheat production in 2016 points to a small decrease, with lower outputs expected in Europe and the United States of America. 2. COUNTRIES IN NEED OF EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE: FAO estimates that, globally, 3...
FAO, (2016)
FAO And The 17 Sustainable Development Goals FAO is a specialized UN agency with unique expertise in the three dimensions of sustainable development. FAO can support the implementation of a transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that will see people interact harmoniously with th...
FAO, (2015)
FAO In The 2015 Humanitarian Appeals: Enhancing Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods The idea of losing one’s assets to a flood or conflict, or enduring hunger day after day is an unlikely prospect for most readers of this document. In the event that a disaster strikes, there is a cupboard full of canned goods to tide us over and an ...
FAO, (2015)
Slope Agriculture Land Technology (SALT) in the Mid-hills of Nepal The Argha Khanchi District, located in the mid hill region in Nepal is an area characterized by natural slopes and ridges, prone to landslides and slope instability due to intensive cultivation and cropping without any terrace and bunds. This situati...
FAO, (2013)
Strengthening of Community Seed Production Groups (CSPG) in Nepal The seed replacement rate in Nepal is very low and this should be increased to at least 25-33% from the current level of 4.7% in the country. Farmers have been growing deteriorated seeds of crop varieties for many years without replacement. Farmers p...
FAO, (2013)
After the Earth Moved, Nepalese Planted Seeds Kathmandu, Nepal – After two major earthquakes and hundreds of aftershocks rocked Nepal in 2015, many remote farming communities were left completely devastated. In a country where four out of five people depend on agriculture for their livelihoods, ...
FAO, (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)
वन व्यवस्थापकहरुका लागि जलवायु परिवर्तन निर्देशिका जलवायु परिवर्तन तथा जलवायुमा परिवर्तनशिलताको असर वन पारिस्थितिकीय प्रणालीहरुमा परिरहेको कुरा विश्वभरनै प्रमाणित भैसकेकोछ र कम्तिमा पनि छोटो देखि मध्यम समयावधिमा अरु थप असरहरु पर्नेकुरा अवस्यंभावी छ । जलवायु परिवर्तनले ल्याएका चुनौतीलाई सम्बोधन गर्न व...
FAO, (2015)
Reducing Distress Migration Through Decent Rural Employment Highlights: 1. Migration affects the lives of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In the next decades, demographic trends, globalization,inequality, and climate change are likely to further increase migration pressures both within and across c...
FAO, (2015)
FAO Nepal Newsletter: Issue No.6, (January-March 2016) March 2016, KATHMANDU-The Director-General of FAO José Graziano da Silva paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari on 13 March 2016 in Kathmandu. The meeting was joined by High level officials of the Office of the President. During the me...
FAO, (2016)
Ambassador of Thailand-FAO Officials Visit Sindhupalchowk (May 2015) Highlights: 1. Soon after the first major earthquake in Nepal, Thailand’s Ambassador to Nepal, H.E. Vutti Vuttisant, and the FAO Representative to Nepal, Dr Somsak Pipoppinyo, travelled to Sindhupalchowk district to be briefed on the damage to agric...
FAO, (2015)
Agricultural Policy And Strategies For Poverty Alleviation And Food Security - Nepal This study intends to identify the issues surrounding gender and nutritional aspects of poverty and food security by examining their underlying causes, including policy and institutional constraints,reviewing the research literature and available sta...
FAO, (2001)
Situation Report: Nepal Earthquakes Two major earthquakes struck the Western and Central Regions of Nepal on 25 April and 12 May 2015 (7.8 and 7.3 magnitude, respectively). Millions of people were affected throughout the country – four out of five people in the worst affected districts...
FAO, (2016)
नेपालमा पर्याप्त खाद्य अधिकारसम्बन्धी कानुनी रूपरेखा र विधिशास्त्रको समीक्षा नेपालमा पर्याप्त खाद्य अधिकारसम्बन्धी कानुनी रूपरेखा र विधिशास्त्रीय समीक्षाले खाद्य अधिकारसम्बन्धी नेपालको संवैधानिक तथा कानुनी प्रावधानहरूको आलोचनात्मक समीक्षा गरेको छ । समीक्षाल सर्वाच्च अदालतका खाद्य अधिकारसम्बन्धी सान्दर्भिक फैसला र विधिशास्त्रक...
FAO, (2014)
Press Release of FAO Representation in Nepal ( 20 May 2015) Highlights: 1. 20 May 2015, Kathmandu- Thousands of farming families whose livelihoods were devastated by the recent earthquakes in Nepal will soon have access to time-critical agricultural inputs thanks to rapid funding from Italy. The EUR 400 000 ...
FAO, (2015)
Assessment of Food Security and Nutrition Situation in Nepal (An Input for the Preparation of NMTPF for FAO in Nepal) This study was carried out as a part of the National Medium-Term Priority Framework formulation exercise in Nepal. The findings of this study served as an input for the situation analysis and preparation NMTPF (2010/11 – 2014/15).FAO food security an...
FAO, (2010)
Community Based Landslide Treatment in Nepal Frequent landslides in mid-hill districts have caused damage to productive land at the lower basin and affected human settlements and agriculture activities both upstream and downstream. Extensive areas of productive land were left fallow because of ...
FAO, (2013)
Improved Pit Storage Method for Ginger Rhizomes in Nepal farmers in the Mahintada village, in the Surkhet District cultivate ginger as a major income generating cash crop to be used as food or medicine. Ginger rhizomes selected for seed purposes are stored in pits to be used in the next season. It has been...
FAO, (2013)
Multi-storied Agroforestry Cropping Systems for Micro-Climatic Modification and Erosion Control in Nepal Natural hazards such as floods, landslides and drought occur frequently in different parts of Nepal with varying dimensions and magnitude. These hazards constitute the major causes of land degradation and deterioration of natural ecosystems. The intr...
FAO, (2013)
Potato Production from True Potato Seed (TPS) for Cold-Tolerant and Late Blight Resistant in Nepal Potato is a major food crop in the mid-hills and mountains in Nepal. Traditionally, most farmers use small tubers as seed, to grow potato with the minimum input. Although seed tubers are easy to plant and plants grow quickly, they are expensive and m...
FAO, (2013)
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)
Technical Assistance to the Community Livestock Development Project The Community Livestock Development Project (CLDP) was prepared with the participation of the Government and key actors in 2003, taking into account lessons learned in earlier ADB-assisted livestock development projects. ADB approved a loan for the ...
FAO, (2012)
FAO’S Role in The 2009 Humanitarian Transition Appeal for Nepal January 2009 Following a decade of civil conflict (1996-2006), Nepal has undergone extensive political transition. The country was declared a Federal Democratic Republic on 28 May 2008, ending 240 years of monarchy. Against this change and hopes for lasting peace...
FAO, (2009)
Review of The Legislative Framework and Jurisprudence Concerning The Right to Adequate Food in Nepal The Review of the Legislative Framework and Jurisprudence Concerning the Right to Adequate Food in Nepal provides a critical assessment of constitutional as well as legislative provisions related to the right to food in Nepal. It also offers a thoro...
FAO, (2014)
Agricultural development and agrarian structure in Nepal (Working Paper) The number of households in Nepal, relying wholly or partly on income from agricultural production, will increase throughout the foreseeable future. This will increase population pressure on land resources, which is already very high in its Sub-Himal...
FAO, (1974)
Food Security Dimensions at the National Level Although the 2015 MDG hunger goal remains within reach, progress is not even and many countries are unlikely to meet the goal of halving the prevalence of undernourishment by 2015. Many of these countries face severe constraints. For example, countri...
FAO, (2013)
Forests for Food Security and Livelihood Sustainability: Policy Problems and Opportunities for Small Farmers in Nepal In Nepal, many rural households need access to public forest resources to complement private resources for food and livestock production. However, current forest policies are largely directed at Environmental protection. The first part of this study ...
FAO, (2011)
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