An Overview Of Organic Farming In Nepal

Ashok Acharya, Prabin Ghimire, Aayushma Wagle

Doi: 10.26480/sfna.02.2020.109.112

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Excessive use of agro-chemicals has led to negative impacts on the environment, animal and human health hazards, and ultimate economic losses. A country with high biodiversity, diversified ecosystem, forest, flora, fauna, and traditional based knowledge gives opportunities to organize organic moment in Nepal at the same time it creates rural employment and alleviate poverty. Organic farming emphasis the sustainability of the ecosystem as a whole. Lack of certification process, awareness among the producers, unavailability of organic manures, diseases, and pest infestation. Contradictory government laws, budgets, and policies are the challenges for organic farming in Nepal. This review paper attempts to present the status of organic farming and underscore scope, prospects, constraints of organic farming in the context of Nepal.

Pages 109-112
Year 2020
Issue 2
Volume 1