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Success from Leasehold farming-a case study of Dalit women farmer group from Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality (RM), Siraha, Nepal

MOJ Ecology & Environmental Sciences
Sagar GC, Laxman Khatri, Pitambar Shrestha

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The case study reflects the impact of leasehold farming promoted on the livelihood of women group in Bhagwanpur RM. The data for the analysis of results of leasehold farming were collected through survey of the individual farmer involved and through key informant interview. The study revealed that people encouraged with the motivation from local government, supporting organizations and visitors of the site has brought measurable positive changes(food security, occupation, education, income, policy etc.) in the lives of the landless people and has set a good example among other local governments for its scaling.


leasehold farming, landless, food security, scaling