TitleA review of land use pattern in Nepal
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1975
AuthorsShrestha, SH
JournalHimalayan Review
Keywordsforerstry, land use, land use mangement

<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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