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  • This book on Nepalese home gardens brings together new research finding and perspectives to show us how home gardens contribute to the development, nutrition and well being of rural household. The extensive literature on home gardens has addressed the various aspects of food security, nutrition, income, gender, biodiversity and ecosystem services that simply enumerating the attributes of home gardens; they have shown how gardens can be supported and mobilized as a development intervention that contributes to empowering rural households by generating income and improved nutrition in ways that are embedded in local cultures and traditions

publication date

  • 2006