Presentation on theme: "RUBBER PLANTATION IN NEPAL BY DR UDAYA SHARMA. Nepal’s Climatic diversity is hospitable to Rubber 1970 marks the genesis of rubber by an Entrepreneur."— Presentation transcript:
RUBBER PLANTATION IN NEPAL BY DR UDAYA SHARMA
Nepal’s Climatic diversity is hospitable to Rubber 1970 marks the genesis of rubber by an Entrepreneur JP Dhakal But has not expanded Growth and expansion is marred by political, social and economic barriers Situation of Rubber plantation in Nepal Rubber plantation is of very recent history Rubber plantation has not expanded even though there are incentives due to barriers
Area under cultivation and yield Total area under cultivation is 150 hectares Yield per hectare 1796 kilograms
80 percent of holding by small. Average land holding is 0.5 acre.
Resources, processing, products, utilization Only 10 percent of the national demand is met by local production Import of rubber from Korea, India and other countries
The area under cultivation hasnot expanded due to barriers Lack of incentives from the Government Lack of Dissemination of market and price information Under developed road and drainage infrastructures Lack of Education and training Youths are motivated to migrate to the overseas due to higher incentives rubber’s susceptibility to insect and fungal attacks Lack of networking among small owners
Methods of information collection Retrieving data from secondary sources and field visit