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Our country is an agro-based country. The economy of Nepal is dependent upon agriculture. It is the main source of income of Nepalese people. About 80% of Nepalese people are engaged in agriculture.
Agriculture is known as the backbone of the economy of Nepal.
Agriculture is the base for human survival on earth. Agriculture has been the highest priority because the economic growth is dependent on both increasing the productivity of existing crops and diversifying the agriculture base for use as industrial inputs. Some of the importances of agriculture is given below:
The problem of agriculture can be solved if the Government of Nepal focuses on it. Some of the measures to solve these problems are as follows:
The main problems faced by the farmers are given below:
There should be the good market for the products and goods. The farmers should get easy access to the market so that they would get a good price for their products. The middleman or brokers should be controlled by the government.
The list of cash crops and food crops grown in Nepal are as follows:
Cash Crops: Wheat, Millet, Barley, Tea, Sugarcane, Tobacco, Coffee, Jute etc.
Food Crops: Rice, Maize, Wheat, Millet etc.
People of Nepal are going abroad because of these reasons:
Irrigation is the system of supplying direct water from the river to the agricultural field to provide nutrients directly to the root zone of the plants.
_______ is the first source of income of Nepalese people.
How many percent of total people are farmers in Nepal?