Scaling-Up Climate Smart Agriculture in Nepal: VILLAGE BASELINE REPORT
Authors: Kiran Prasad Bhatta, Keshab Thapa, Surendra Gautam, Arun Khatri-Chhetri, Pashupati Chaudhary, Ram Bahadur Rana, Bishnu Dhakal, Karma Dolma Gurung, Bhawana Bhattarai
This document is a situation analysis report (part of the baseline report) for the project entitled “Scaling-up Climate Smart Agriculture in Nepal,” CSA project in short, funded by CDKN and implemented by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) with technical support from CGIAR”s Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS). The project is implemented in the three agroecological zones: terai, mid hills, and high hills. The project covers the period from March 2015 to February 2017. The project aims to (i) identify, test, and screen CSA technologies and practices suitable for different agro-ecological and socioeconomic contexts of Nepal; (ii) develop scaling-up pathways and implementation plans of champion or highly promising CSA technologies and practices in the country, and (iii) enhance public awareness and capacity of government and
other key stakeholders to effectively implement and scale-up CSA technologies and practices in the country in the longer run.