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Agrarian Future(s) of Rural Nepal: Revitalizing peasant agriculture?

Sunam, Ramesh; Goutam, Keshab


Discourses on peasant agriculture have heightened in the context of recurrent food crisis and persistent poverty in Nepal as in many parts of the global South. Although an industrialized model of agriculture has been promoted as a pathway to a food-secure future, it has been heavily criticized for being environmentally destructive and socially unbearable. In this broader context, we examine peasant farming to explore enabling factors and barriers for its revitalization in Nepal, where the vast...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Himalaya: The Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies.
Access Rights: Open Access


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