Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research

Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research
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Chhetri R

Chhetri R


  • Research Article
    No Longer Wild Food Utilization-Farm Based Agroforestry Production Alleviate Poverty: A Case Study of Ethnics of Raksirang Rural Municipality within Central Nepal
    Author(s): Chhetri R and Silwal UKChhetri R and Silwal UK

    Agroforestry is typically a sustainable land-use system that maintains or increase the total yield by combining food crops with tree crops and/ or livestock on the same unit of land. Farm-based agroforestry focus mainly on food production and associated with timber yield gives several benefits. This study examines that how farm-based agroforestry alleviate poverty among the marginalized ethnics of Kankada in Central Nepal. A total of 60 (9%) HHs of Chepang with farm practiced taken as purposive samples, primary data and various research methods have been applied to obtain the result. The result revealed that- prior to agroforestry, farmers do plantation in non-terraced land and produce maize (Zea mays) and millet (Pennisetum glaucum) which supported for 3-4 months. Rest of the month they cope through skipping meal, consuming wild Food-Cush Cush yam (Dio.. View More»

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