Nepal History

Conservation Agriculture, being considered as a suitable technique, was introduced in Nepal in around 1996/97 for controlling soil erosion and enhancing productivity. Under this, NARC (Nepal Agriculture Research Council) and DOA (Department of Agriculture) are working at national, regional and district levels through different programs.

World History

The concept of CA came up in USA in 1930’s when devastating dustbowl was produced by tillage in fallow lands. As a result of dust bowl, US Soil Conservation Act 1985 was passed and the Soil Conservation Service was created.

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