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Title:
PARTICIPATION OF FEMALE IN VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN FAR WESTERN PART OF NEPAL (A Case Study Of Kanchanpur District)

Authors:
Kabindra Bahadur Chand, Dr. Usha Pant (Joshi), Prof. Dr. R.S. Jalal, Dr. C.S. Joshi


Volume - 2 Issue - 4, Pages - 3200-3212

Abstract:
Agriculture is back-bone of the Nepalese economy. A major part of the GDP comprises of that income which is generated by the agriculture and agro-base activities. Women are back- bone of the household economy and play a very significant role in agro-base activities in rural areas. This study consist of almost half of the population i.e. women- participation in agriculture. Women in rural areas performe all agriculture activities specially like land preparation, terrace keeping, preparing and applying organic fertilizer, applying chemical fertilizer, weeding, Harvesting and post harvesting, planting, irrigation, crop protection etc. In consequences, women provide more labour force to agriculture production than men. In this regard, male supplied only 119 labour days or 31% labour force in agriculture production where as female supplied 269 labour days or 69% labour force in total agriculture production. It is clearly seen that female spend 150 labour days more than male.

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[Chand, 1Kabindra Bahadur, Usha Pant (Joshi), Dr., R.S. Jalal, Prof.Dr., and C.S. Joshi, Dr. "PARTICIPATION OF FEMALE IN VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN FAR WESTERN PART OF NEPAL." International Journal of Social Science & Economic Research 2.4 (2017): 3200-212.]

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