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Groundwater for food security in Nepal

A recent study reveals that there is huge potential for using groundwater to irrigate the 600,000 ha of presently rainfed land in Nepal’s Tarai. If agricultural land in the Tarai plains—known popularly as the granary of Nepal—is optimally utilized, the country’s agricultural production can increase manifold to offset the current trade deficit.

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