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The western Tarai is urbanising rapidly and all at the expense of agricultural land

The rapid expansion of urban areas into arable land can have serious consequences for food security and environmental sustainability, concludes a new study.The western Tarai is urbanising rapidly and all at the expense of agricultural land
Extensive areas of agricultural land have been converted into urban areas. Post File Photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : February 20, 2020
Updated at : February 20, 2020 07:18
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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