Basic Technology of Sustainable Agriculture
"Digo krishika aadharbhut prabhidi", is a resource book published by ForestAction Nepal which highlights the issues on promotion and development of sustainable agriculture. High input agriculture practice is trend of today's world, in which Nepal is a part. Excessive insecticides and pesticides oriented agricultural practices have caused detrimental effects on human health, soil and environment. Therefore, farmers are looking for alternative to high input agriculture, i.e. sustainable agriculture production. This book covers almost all the techniques of sustainable agriculture, which should be adopted by farmers for the promotion of sustainable agriculture. Techniques listed in this book can be developed and practiced with the resources available at the local level.
This resource book is categorized in four different components viz i) nutrient management ii) pest and diseases management iii) techniques of sustainable agriculture and iv) methodologies of sustainable agriculture. This resource book is useful for all the farmers, students, trainers and all the personnel who are directly involved in sustainable agricultural practices. This resource book being featured with picture helps farmers to understand better. Moreover, it can serve as a source of motivation for farmers to transform themselves from high input agriculture practice to sustainable agriculture.