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Impact of liberalization on agriculture and livelihood of farming communities in Nepal

Gopi Krishna Sedhain

Impact of liberalization on agriculture and livelihood of farming communities in Nepal

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by Gopi Krishna Sedhain

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Published by Farmers" Rights to Livelihood Program, Forum for Protection of Public Interest in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGopi Krishna Sedhain, Kul Prasad Aryal
ContributionsAryal, Kul Prasad, Forum for Protection of Public Interest (Kathmandu, Nepal), South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics, and Environment
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD2065.9.Z8 (H9)+
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24496404M
LC Control Number2010327073

The need and importance of liberalization in Nepal in post period was felt due to various reasons. The supporters of economic liberalization advocated that the existing government investment in most cases had proved unproductive and unfruitful to the people and the nation, consequently creating deficit budget every year. Research assessing the impacts of trade liberalization on poor rural populations can be divided into two categories: more quantitative research, assessing relationships between specific, measurable variables (such as changes in the macroeconomic environment and their impact on farmers’ income levels); and more qualitative research, which takes trade policy as a context and provides broad.

Sustainability of rural communities is threatened by a plethora of factors including climate change and disasters which interact in an intricate manner in making rural people vulnerable and poor. This book is the output of empirical research on communities and livelihood strategies in developing countries. agriculture sector which contributes over 50% to GDP and employs about 90% of the workforce. Manufacturing is in the early stage of development contributing less than 10% to GDP. 3 Liberalization also appears to have an impact on ownership structure, concentration ratio and the.

Socio-economic Impact of Commercial Agriculture on Rural Poor and other Vulnerable Groups By C Pinder & D Wood for DFID Zambia, Feb iv EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1 Aims of this Study were to: • Provide an analysis, through a review of relevant policies and programmes, of the potential. democracy and being integrated into the globalisation and liberalisation process. contribute to solving social conflict in Nepal. This book is the outcome of the collective efforts of several researchers, scholars Impact of community forestry on livelihoods.


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Nepal's main source of income is agriculture, with 76% of households involved in agricultural activities, and 84% of women involved in agricultural work [12,13]. The increase in labor migration among Nepal's men has led to a triple role for women, who are involved in reproduction, agricultural production.

Sustainable agricultural intensification for livelihood and food security in Nepal Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Globally, agricultural production has managed to meet the demands from a rapid growth in the proportion of the workforce not producing food and rapid changes in food demands towards more energy- and greenhouse gas emission-intensive food.

However, hundreds of millions of urban dwellers face under-nutrition today, Cited by: LIVELIHOODS Impacts on housing 24 Impacts on Agriculture 24 Impacts on Livestock 25 Impacts on Road and transport 25 Impacts on Health 26 Impacts on River channel migration 26 Impacts on River erosion 28 Impacts on local Society 29 Impact of flood on farming 30 Increased Expenses in Farming Downloadable.

The article analyses the impact of agricultural trade liberalisation on economic growth as well as on the welfare of rural livelihoods in developing countries through technological transformation in the agricultural sector. The article, based on existing literature, considers the background and reasons for the policy shift in developing economies away from agricultural Cited by: 2.

Excerpt from: Durano and Francisco, Gender Issues in International Trade in Asia Pacific: An Overview. Report submitted to UNIFEM () Under agricultural trade, especially the Agreement on Agriculture of the WTO, the key issue[1] raised by advocates but still inadequately covered by research has been food security at the household and community level and food sovereignty [ ].

In order to understand the impact of the earthquake and associated aftershocks on agriculture in the most severely affected districts, an Agricultural Livelihood Impact Appraisal (ALIA) was undertaken.

The ALIA was a Nepal Food Security Cluster exercise led by FAO. Madan Poudel is making a difference to food and farming in his country by getting an education in agriculture to better support his community members to adapt to climate change and leading the Agricultural Youth in Nepal network, gathering youths to jointly develop agriculture.

Agriculture, Trade Liberalization and Poverty in the ACP Countries: /ch This chapter looks specifically at the impact of the ACP agriculture trade agreements on issues of food production, food security and poverty and how theyAuthor: Theresa Ann Rajack-Talley.

The study analyses the effects of ACDEP extension programmes on farm productivity and income using a sample obtained from the farming communities in the Tolon and Kumbugu districts of the Northern region of Ghana. The two districts are predominantly rural communities with the majority being smallholder farm by: 2.

Using a broad livelihoods perspective, the impacts on rural livelihoods are explored as well as issues related to community level resilience, adaptability and adaptations. The volume is strengthened by gendered analyses of issues and discussions informed by. liberalization; and case studies of the Philippines and Ghana.

This book is a compilation of these four papers. The research, as elaborated by the four papers, found that the livelihoods and incomes of rural producers in developing countries have increasingly been.

This paper begins with introducing a conceptual framework for analysing livelihood impacts and then describes the livelihood patterns of forest users in the Middle hills. It goes on to detail the impact of community forestry on livelihoods, focusing on impacts on poor and marginalized groups.

The final. Rural Livelihoods. Increasingly, rural people do not depend on agriculture alone to survive, but have diversified livelihood strategies. Recognizing this, World Neighbors supports communities in carrying out holistic analysis of their forms of production, sources of income and expenses, and how they can mobilize their assets, natural resource base, individual knowledge and organizational.

Impact # 5. Agricultural Exports: Another important emerging trend of agriculture is the increasing volume of agricultural exports. Agricultural exports are playing an important role in expanding economic activities along with generating employment opportunities.

livelihoods on agriculture or other rural activities. In Africa alone, 11 million young people will enter the labour market every year for the next decade. Efforts must be geared towards a more productive agricultural sector and improved food MIGRATION, AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENTFile Size: KB.

Nepal is home to much of the Himalaya mountain range between Tibet (China) to the north and India to the south. Geological and fossil evidence indicates that the Kathmandu Valley was covered by a large lake between approximately million years ago.

This also happens in fertilizers and pesticide market and it effects agriculture in effects of trade liberalization on selected commodities namely rice, maize, rapeseed-mustard and chickpea at the national level and farm level.

commercial poultry farming, ornamental fisheries, and agro-processing in Kerala. Agricultural production activities with forward and backward linkages will provide an array of possible agribusiness activities for sustainable livelihood and rural prosperity.

Management tools for these enterprises need. The subsistence cage fish farming in Nepal depending on natural productivity of the water bodies is often cited as an environment friendly livelihood approach (Gurung and Bista ). Nepal has an agrarian economy with over 80% of the population in rural areas, the majority adopting subsistence agriculture as the mainstay of their livelihoods.

Subsistence farming is characterized by a mixed crop-livestock production system with rudimentary technology in small landholdings under continuous by:   1. Introduction. This study uses the sustainable livelihood approach to examine the extent to which the access to various capital influence a household's livelihood transition from farming to non-farm activities also called farm exit in a poor rural agricultural setting of by: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are recognized as important institutional actors in mobilizing community assets, motivating people and implementing social welfare programs effectively at the grassroots level.

This paper investigates the impact of NGOs on the community development strategy in Tangting, one of the underprivileged rural communities in the trans-Himalayan region of Nepal.