Yubak Dhoj GC

GC is a senior agriculture officer at the Food and Agriculture Organisation, Regional Office, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Animal farm

Two-thirds of Nepalis are engaged in agriculture, but the farm sector accounts for only one-third of the country’s economy, pointing to a huge scope for improvement. Rice has the largest contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) followed by livestock and poultry.

Super zones

Less than 20 percent of Nepal’s land area is cultivable, but 33 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 50 percent of the exports depend on the agriculture sector; it is a major source of food, income and employment for most of the people.

Feeding the millions

Problem of food insecurity in Nepal can be minimised by adopting various scientific and indigenous techniques

Beyond rice

There are ways to ensure food security in the context of the ongoing blockade

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