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Nepal: Country Report to the FAO International Technical Conference on Plant Genetic Resources 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' ...
NARC, FAO, (1995)
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)
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 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)
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)
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)
Prospects for Olive Growing in Nepal Olive is a tree with endless history. From some olive tree pieces and seeds discovered in Spain it was recognized that olives existed from the XII millennium B.C. In the book of Genesis (Old Testament) we read that it was an olive twig that Noah's do...
GoN, FAO, (1999)
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)
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 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)
Changing Climate, Changing life - a story of Laxmi Sunar Nepal has been hard hit by climate change and rural farmers are the worst affected. Many of them cope by reducing their food intake, borrowing money at high interest rates, and migrating. Laxmi’s husband migrated abroad four years ago in search of...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2017)
Changing Climate, Changing life - a story of Laxmi Sunar Nepal has been hard hit by climate change and rural farmers are the worst affected. Many of them cope by reducing their food intake, borrowing money at high interest rates, and migrating. Laxmi’s husband migrated abroad four years ago in search of...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2017)
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...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2018)
Nepal: Coping with Climate Change, Addressing Migration Nepal is one of the countries hardest hit by climate change. Farmers are the worst affected. Poverty and impacts of climate change are pushing people to migrate. In Southern Nepal, FAO supports some 3,000 farmers through 120 farmer field schools, so...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2017)
Nepal Agricultural Policy and Strategies for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security Nepal is one of the world’s least developed nations, with low per capital income(US$249), and generally low social-economic indicators. Infant mortality, at 64 per 1000 live Birth is the highest such figure in South Asia.Indicators of life expectanc...
UNDP/ FAO, (2003)
IOE Independent Office of Evaluation 2003-2013: Accountability and Learning for Better Rural Livelihoods (Number 24, May 2013) In 2012, the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD undertook the second country programme evaluation (CPE) in Nepal, assessing the IFAD-Nepal partnership over the period 1999-2012. During this period IFAD’s activities focused on: (i) rural poverty...
IFAD, (2013)
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)
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)
Market Watch 67 - July 2014 The July 2014 issue of Market Watch 67 consists of the following highlights:  In July 2014, retail prices of most food commodities monitored in 12 mark...
FNCCI/AEC, MoAD, CIPF, WFP, (2014)
Agriculture Digital Linkage Study What drives the Nepalese economy?’- A question that prompts a thousand answers. With its unparalleledgeographic landscape, the agricultural sector in Nepal presents an equal number of challenges and opportunities for farmers. Agriculture is the prima...
UNCDF , MM4P, (2017)
Market Watch 74, February 2015 In February 2015, retail prices of most food commodities monitored across the country showed marginal fluctuations. On a month-on-month basis, the retail price of coarse rice remained relatively stable, while that of wheat flour increased by 3.8 perc...
WFP, MoAD , FNCCI/AEC, CIPF, (2015)
Integrating Agriculture In National Adaptation Plans: Safeguarding Livelihoods And Promoting Resilience Through NAPs Climate change is one of the greatest challenges the world faces. A collective effort is needed to overcome the impacts. Nearly 75 per cent of the world’s food insecure and poor people rely on agriculture and natural resources for their livelihoods. ...
FAO/UNDP, (2015)
Crop And Food Security Assessment-2008/09 Winter Drought In Nepal Nepal, one of the least developed countries in the world, is only recently beginning to emerge from a decade-long civil war. The progress has been marked by Constituent Assembly (CA) elections in April 2008 and the subsequent formation of a parliamen...
GoN, FAO,WFP, (2009)
Market Watch - 10 This issue of Market Watch- 17 consists of the following highlights: ƒ 1)The two percent increase in the price of coarse rice this month signals the end of the seasonal downward trend in prices after the paddy harvest. The price of coarse rice rem...
MoAC, FNCCI, CIPF, WFP, (2009)
Market Watch - 8 This issue of Market Watch-8consists of the following highlights: 1Recent harvesting, particularly paddy and maize, has resulted in expected seasonal price decreases for many key commodities, including a 5.5 percent national average decrease in the p...
MoAC, FNCCI, CIPF, WFP, (2008)
Bagar Farming (Baluwa kheti) In River Banks Of Nepal Farmers located along the river banks in the Kapilvastu district in Nepal face frequent floods and subsequent land degradation that deeply affects their livelihoods, as the sand that deposits in this area makes cultivation of crops unfeasible. The in...
TECA/FAO, (2016)
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)
A Training Manual for Agricultural Officers and Planners The increasing incidents of climate change-related natural disasters in Nepal has severely affected the agriculture sector. The need for understanding and capacity-building among government officials in reducing climate vulnerability has never been g...
UNDP, (2020)
Roadmap for Adaption Planning in Nepal’s Agriculture Secotrs Nepal’s agriculture sector, which contributes majorly to the country’s GDP, is extremely climate vulnerable. Therefore, with an aim to reduce the country’s susceptibility to climate change, the Government of Nepal is formulating its National Adaptati...
UNDP, (2020)
स्थलगत बुलेटिन सुदुरपसिचमका मुक्त हलिया तथा जग्गा सम्बन्धि तिनका सरोकारहरू शान्ति सम्झोता । हलिया प्रथा खासगरी नेपालको सुदुर तथा मध्य पसीचमानचल क्षेत्रमा पचलनमा रहेको कृषि बधुवा मजदुरको सोसनकारी प्रथा हो । हलिया कृषि बढुवा मजधुक रुपमा जमिन्दारक लागि हलो, जोत्ने, जग्गा खनजोत् गर्ने गहाै श्रम गर्ने गरदछ। सामान्यता हलियाक...
UNRCHC, (2011)
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)
Micro-dynamics of Land Conflict and Land Conflict Resolution in Nepal Distribution of land has remained one of the most contentious issues in Nepalese society as a consequence of a historical feudal land tenure system that concentrated land ownership to the wealthy few and those who were close to the authorities. Land ...
UN, (2016)
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)
Improved Seeds for Farmers Programme: Supervision Report A mission from the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) visited Nepal from the March 17 to April 2nd, 2015 to undertake the supervision of the Kisankalagi Unnat Biu-Bijan Karyakram (KUBK) or the Improved Seeds for Farmers Programme (...
IFAD, (2015)
Market Watch - 13 This issue of Market Watch- 13 consists of the following highlights: 1)Supply constraints remained a serious concern for rural markets this month. Many rural markets are now experiencing critical food shortages for the second month in a row due to ...
MoAC, FNCCI, CIPF, WFP, (2009)
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)
Nepal: Country Programme Evaluation Nepal is a low-income country with a population of 30.49 million and a per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of US$642. The population is mainly concentrated in rural areas (about 83 per cent). Nepal‘s economy is dominated by agriculture, which acc...
IFAD, (2013)
Kisankalagi Unnat Biu-Bijan Karyakram (Improved Seeds for Farmers Programme) Kisankalagi Unnat Biu-Bijan Karyakram1 is an IFAD funded operation to support accelerated agricultural growth. It aims at developing the formal seed sector as well as improving smallholder livestock through improved partnership with the private secto...
GoN, IFAD, (2012)
Managing Risks and Designing Products for Agricultural Microfinance Globally, 1.2 billion people are extremely poor (surviving on less than USD a day), and three quarters live in rural areas. Poverty is predominantly a rural phenomenon. Extremely poor people spend more than half of their income to obtain (or produce)...
CGAP, IFAD, (2006)
STATEMENT OF MS LAXMI MENON, Head of IFAD's Corporate Service Department NATIONAL ROUNDTABLE WORKSHOP NEPAL COUNTRY PROGRAMME EVALUATION Kathmandu, 23 January 2013 This bulletin consists of statement of Ms Laxmi Menon, Head of IFAD's Corporate Service Department regarding the National Roundtable Workshop jointly organized by Government of Nepal and IFAD. The workshop is the culmination of the Nepal Country Prog...
IFAD, (2013)
Integrated Rural Accessibility Planning: Guidelines Integrated Rural Accessibility Planning (IRAP) is a local-level planning tool with a participatory and bottom-up approach. It provides an objective basis for local development planning and facilitates need-based project identification and prioritisat...
ILO, (2003)
Market Watch 42 June 2012 In the retail markets regularly monitored by MoAD and WFP,most prices showed slightly an upward trend over the past one month. The national average price of coarse rice increased by 1.9 percent to Rs. 34.2 per kilo, while the price of wheat flour sli...
WFP, MOAD, FNCCI/ AEC, CIPF, (2012)
Market Watch 45 September 2012 Prices of most commodities regularly monitored by MoAD and WFP showed an upward trend over the past one month.Retail prices of staple foods such as coarse rice and wheat flour increased by 3.6 percent to Rs. 37.0 and by 4.9 percent to Rs. 37.6 per ki...
WFP, MOAD, FNCCI/ AEC, CIPF, (2012)
Market Watch 47 November 2012 Food prices regularly monitored by MoAD and WFP in various retail markets across the country mostly remained stable over the past one month. The national average price of coarse rice marginally declined by 0.1 percent to Rs. 35.4 per kilo while tha...
WFP, MOAD, FNCCI/ AEC, CIPF, (2012)
Market Watch 73 January 2015 In January 2015, retail prices of most food commodities monitored across the country showed a mixed trend. On a month- on-month basis, the retail price of coarse rice declined by 1.1 percent, while that of wheat flour remained relatively stable. Pric...
WFP, MOAD, FNCCI/ AEC, CIPF, (2015)
President’s Report: Proposed Grants To The Republic Of Nepal For Adaptation For Smallholders In Hilly Areas Project (ASHA) Building on the successes of IFAD’s community development, agricultural production and environmental protection projects in Nepal, the Adaptation for Smallholders in Hilly Areas Project (ASHA) aims to strengthen the adaptive capacity of communities a...
IFAD, (2014)
Potential Development Interventions for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Nepal Fisheries have been practiced in Nepal for a long time and have a strong tradition in Nepal. Aquaculture is a relatively new activity and was started in early 1950’s. Over the past 20-25 years there have been a significant increase in the production ...
APFIC, FAO, (2008)
Market Watch 35 - November 2011 In the markets regularly monitored by MoAC and WFP, most food prices are relatively stable with normal fluctuations over the past one month. In November 2011, the national average price of coarse rice increased by 2.3 percent to Rs.35.3 per kilo, whi...
WFP, MOAC, FNCCI, CIPF, (2011)
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)
Nepal: Country Programming Framework ( 2013‐2017 ) Formerly called National Medium‐term Priority Framework (NMTPF), a Country Programming Framework (CPF) is the new tool used by FAO to define the medium‐term response to the assistance needs of member countries in pursuit of national development objec...
GoN, CPF/FAO, (2013)
Market Watch 38 February 2012 Food prices regularly monitored by MoAC and WFP remained relatively stable over the past one month. National average price of coarse rice slightly increased by 2.2 percent to Rs.33.5 per kilo, while that of wheat flour nominally declined by 0.7 perce...
WFP, MOAC, FNCCI/ AEC, CIPF, (2012)
Nepal Food Security Bulletin Issue 33, November 2011 This issue covers the period July-September 2011 and focuses on the food security updates of the Mid and the Far Western Hill and Mountain (MFWHM) districts. July – August is an agricultural lean period in Nepal and typically a season of increased fo...
WFP, MOAC, GoN, (2011)
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)
स्थलगत बुलेटिन महत्वपूर्ण परिवतन; कृषिमा परिवतन तथा तरिका गाउमा वर्ग र जातीय आयाममा यसको प्रभाव स्थलगत बुलेटिनमा महत्वपूर्ण परिवतन; कृषिमा परिवतन तथा तरिका गाउमा वर्ग र जातीय आयाममा यसको प्रभाव भारतीय सिमाना संगै रहेको सप्तरी जिल्लाको तिलाथी गाबिसको मुखयत बाह्मंमन बस्तिका क्रिन्कांत झा गत बर्सको बलिबरे सोधदा उदासिन देखिनछन । बिगत पाच वर्षम...
UNRCHC, (2011)
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)
Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Agriculture Priority Framework for Action 2011 – 2020 In response to the request from the Government of Nepal, FAO assisted the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) to “strengthen the capacities for climate risk management and disaster preparedness in the agricultural sector” through a Techni...
FAO, GoN, MOAC, (2011)
IFAD to Support Loan and Grant to Enhance Sustainable Agricultural Growth in Nepal The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will extend a loan and grant of US$39 million to the Government of Nepal to finance the Improved Seeds for Farmers Programme (Kisankalagi Unnat Biu-Bijan Karyakram in Nepali) with the goal o...
IFAD, (2012)
Managing climate risks and adapting to climate change in the agriculture sector in Nepal The agriculture sector plays a critical role in the Nepalese economy, contributing more than 33 percent to Nepal’s gross domestic product and engaging more than 65 percent of its population. The sector is highly exposed and vulnerable to extreme clim...
GoN, UNDP, FAO, (2014)
Market Watch 19 - October 2009 This issue of Market Watch- 19 consists of the following highlights: •High food prices have remained of significant concern for over 18 months. The recent year-on-year food price inflation figure provided by the Nepal Rastra Bank in October was 16.3 ...
WFP, MOAC, FNCCI/ AEC, CIPF., (2009)
Market Watch 20 - December 2009 High food prices remain a significant concern for Nepal. The most recent year-on-year food price inflation figure provided by the Nepal Rastra Bank in November was over 16 percent. The price of rice continued to be at the same or higher level even af...
WFP, MOAC, FNCCI/ AEC, CIPF, (2009)
Developing Policy Towards Agricultural Sector IOM promotes policy dialogues to support the Govt. of Nepal in mainstreaming both economic and social benefits of migration into national development policy and hence contribute on its efforts towards achieving the development targets set by the Agen...
IOM, (2016)
Developing Policy towards Agricultural Sector IOM promotes policy dialogues to support the Govt. of Nepal in mainstreaming both economic and social benefits of migration into national development policy and hence contribute on its efforts towards achieving the development targets set by the Agen...
IOM, (2016)
Developing Policy Towards Agricultural Sector IOM promotes policy dialogues to support the Govt. of Nepal in mainstreaming both economic and social benefits of migration into national development policy and hence contribute on its efforts towards achieving the development targets set by the Agen...
IOM, (2016)
Gender In Agriculture Sourcebook Agriculture is central to the livelihoods of the rural poor and in the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Agriculture can be the engine of growth and is necessary for reducing poverty and food insecurity, particularly in sub-Sahar...
IFAD, FAO, WB, (2009)
IFAD’s Engagement With Cooperatives: A Study In Relation To The United Nations International Year of Cooperatives- Evaluation Synthesis The Evaluation Committee of IFAD‘s Executive Board requested the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) to prepare an evaluation synthesis on the Fund‘s engagement with cooperatives, in the context of the International Year of Cooperatives, 2...
IFAD, (2013)
President's Report: Proposed Loan And Grant To The Government Of Nepal For The Kisankalagi Unnat Biu-Bijan Karyakram (Improved Seeds For Farmers Programme) Nepal is classified as a low-income food-deficit country. Agriculture is central to the national economy, with nearly 80 per cent of all households (3.4 million) an 66 per cent of the national labour force depending principally on the sector for thei...
IFAD, (2012)
Report Of The International Fund For Agricultural Development Since its inception in 1978, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has been supporting indigenous peoples living in remote rural areas through its loans and grants, as part of its mandate to reduce poverty. During the first decad...
UN, (2009)
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)
Trends In Sustainable Development: Agriculture, Rural Development, Land, Desertification And Drought: (2008-2009) Strong agricultural growth has been a consistent feature of countries that have successfully managed to reduce poverty. GDP growth generated in agriculture is, on average,four times more effective in benefiting the poorest half of the population than...
UN, (2008)
Support to Financial inclusion in Nepal - 2014 - 2018- Through the "Access to finance" (A2F) Agriculture is the largest economic sector in Nepal contributing to more then one third of GDP (32%-36%) and employment and livelihood opportunities to more than two third of its population (765). Given that many Nepalese depend on agriculture for th...
SFDIN/UNCDF, (2014)
Nepal Country Programme Evaluation - Alleviating Rural Poverty in a Fragile Environment Nepal,the poorest country in Asia, has a fragile natural resource environment and governance framework.The population of 30.49 million is ethnically and culturally diverse and mainly concentrated in rural areas. The economy is dominated by the agri...
IFAD, UNDP, WB, (2013)
Feasibility Study of Agriculture Products Export Production Villages (EPVs) in Selected Rural Districts in Nepal As one of the main elements of its technical co-operation with Nepal, UNDP and the HMG Nepal designed a Poverty Reduction Programme in 1997 aimed at strengthening planning and implementation of the poverty reduction programmes during the Ninth Plan p...
MEDEP/UNDP, (2003)
Impact brief: High-Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas Objective: The primary objective of HVAP was to reduce rural poverty and improve food security through enhanced value chains for high-value agricultural commodities in the hill and mountainous areas of Nepal. The project employed a unique approach br...
IFAD, (2018)
Key Results of High-Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP) Impact Assessment Project Objective: To reduce rural poverty and improve food security in the hill and mountainous areas of Nepal. Inputs and activities: 1. Development of inclusive value chains 2. Strengthening of service markets There were 107,860 total be...
IFAD, (2018)
नेपालका प्रमुख तरकारी तथा खाद्यान्न बाली खेती प्रविधि कृषक सहयोगी पुस्तिका कृषि क्षेत्रले नेपालको कूल गार्हस्थ उत्पादनको ३३ प्रतिशत ओगटेको छ र देशको दुइतिहाइ सक्रिय जनसंख्यालाई रोजगारी समेत प्रदान गरेको छ । करिब ३१ प्रतिशत नेपाली जनताहरु राष्ट्रिय गरिबीको रेखामुनि छन् र ती मध्ये बहुसंख्यक जनताहरु ग्रामीण क्षेत्रमा बसोबास गर...
GoN, FAO, ES, (2010)
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)
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)
Access To Finance (A2F) officially starting in Nepal The Government of Nepal’s Central Bank- the Nepal Rastra Bank signed a 5-year long project called Support to Financial Inclusion in Nepal through the Access To Finance (A2F) with UNCDF on 25 March 2014, for a total amount of over 8 million USD funde...
NRB, UNCDF, (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)
Climate Change Adaptation in Fisheries and Aquaculture - FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1088 This circular contains a selection of current and recent climate change adaptation activities and measures in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. These examples provide an overview of the types of adaptation activities and programmes rather than a ...
PaCFA, FAO, (2014)
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)
Articulating and Mainstreaming Agricultural Trade Policy and Support Measures-Policy Brief 6 – Highlights of the country case study – Nepal This brief presents key highlights of the Nepal case study under the FAO Project Articulating and Mainstreaming Agricultural Trade Policy and Support Measures. The objectives of the Project were to contribute to improving the process of: i) articulat...
FAO, (2011)
Draft Report of National Land Policy Consultation Workshop Protection of property rights is one of the fundamental rights provisioned by the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063. The constitution has provisioned that the government shall take the policy of adopting abolition of feudal ownership and implementi...
GoN, FAO, (2010)
Poverty, Livestock and Household Typologies in Nepal - PPLPI Working Paper No. 13 Even through the world has witnessed tremendous growth and significant improvement in living standard and overall welfare, poverty still remains dramatically present in today's society. In Nepal characteristics of poor are far too apparent, it is one...
FAO, (2004)
कौसी खेती तालिम निर्देशिका पुस्तिका आफ्नो घरको कौसी,बरन्दा,छ्त आदी स्थलमा आफुलाई दैनिक उपभोग गर्नुपर्ने बालिहरु जस्तै तरकारी,फलफुल​, मसलाबालि, आदिको खेति खेति गर्ने प्रविधिलाई क्औसि खेति भनिन्छ्​। विशेषगरी शहरी क्षेत्र जहाँ खेती गर्ने जग्गा हुदैन तथा जग्गाको अभवले घर मात्र अवस्थित हुन्...
UNHABITAT, ENPHO, (2014)
Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics - Nepal – Agriculture Census Agriculture plays an important role in meeting the basic needs of the majority of people in developing countries and Nepal is no exception. Agriculture sector has more than one third contribution to total Gross Domestic Production (GDP) of Nepal. Cen...
FAO, (2012)
Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity in Nepal: Opportunities to include agrobiodiversity maintenance to support Nepal’s National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) Climate change is becoming one of the major environmental issues in Nepal. There is evidence that climate change is already affecting the biodiversity and weakening the livelihood assets of poor and marginalised communities. Despite this climate chan...
FAO, PAR, (2010)
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)
Nepal and FAO Achievements and Success Stories Nepal is a landlocked country covering an area of 147 181 square km and with a population estimated to have reached 27.5 million in 2010. With a per capita income of US$480, Nepal is the 12th poorest country in the world. However, Nepal has made some...
FAO, (2011)
१९५१-२०११ वर्ष नेपाल एफएओ सहयोग भोक विहिन संसारका लागि नेपाल सन् १९५१ नोभेम्बर २१ मा संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघ खाद्य तथा कृषि संगठन (एफएओ) को सदस्य राष्ट्र बनेको हो ।तत्पश्चात् नेपाल र एफएओ बीच कृषि उत्पादन एवं ग्रामीण विकासमा सहकार्य हँदै आएको छ । एफएओ नेपालमा कृषि र जलस्रोत विकासलाई केन्द्रविन्दू बनाउँदै स्थल...
FAO, (2011)
60 Years 1951-2011: Nepal-FAO Cooperation for a World without Hunger Nepal became a member of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 21 November 1951. Since that time Nepal and FAO have been cooperating to progress agricultural output and rural development in the country. FAO was the ...
FAO, (2011)
Biosecurity Status of Food and Agriculture in Nepal Problems: 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 organ...
FAO, (2014)
Market Watch 20 This issue of Market Watch- 17 consists of the following highlights: •High food prices remain a significant concern for Nepal. The most recent year-on-year food price inflation figure provided by the Nepal Rastra Bank in November was over 16 perce...
MoAC, FNCCI, CIPF, WFP, (2009)
General Status of the System of Food and Agriculture Statistics in Nepal In the field of Nepalese agricultural statistics, both the Central Bureau of Statistics and the Ministry of Agriculture carry out surveys for the same commodities but through different methods and for different purposes. CBS in the main undertakes ma...
FAO, (2000)
High Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP) This report assesses the impact of the High Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP) of Nepal co-financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Government of Nepal (GoN), and the SNV Netherlands Develop...
IFAD, (2018)
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)
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