Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Himalayan Review, Volume 7, Number 7, p.33-42 (1975)

Keywords:

forerstry, land use, land use mangement

Abstract:

<p>Uplands are the predominant land form of Nepal and forestry the major land use. Total amount of arable land is only 2,326,000 ha. or 16% of total land. Crucial problems of land use are: (1) excessive population pressure; (2) limited availability of arable land; (3) inadequate data; (4) poor land management; and (5) conflicts between forestry and agriculture and rural urbanization.</p>

 

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