The Himalayas and Nepalese agriculture

Shree R. Ghimire
2007 Journal of Agriculture and Environment  
Two third of Nepal's area is hills and mountains which is a source of perennial rivers with Himalayas origin having massive hydroelectricity potential to domestic needs and growing demand of neighboring countries. Accelerated Ice melting both globally and within the country creates unusual events from the mountainous rivers if unmanaged causes colossal loss. Natural resource and biodiversity conservation being the prime concern of developmental activities needs effective implementation of
more » ... ementation of existing legal provisions. Nepal can enjoy domestic and global open market by adopting the farming of niche products by utilizing its unique climate to harness comparative advantage.
doi:10.3126/aej.v8i0.738 fatcat:yu53lstktbgillw4rfcma7bnly