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Nepal’s agriculture is largely dominated by small and medium holder farmers practising a mixed farming system (MFS) which includes multiple cropping practices like growing vegetables and fruits and raising livestock. This system typically involves a strong integration of crop and livestock production, where livestock provides manure for crop production and crop residues provide feed for livestock. MFS is predominant in the mid-hill and mountain regions of Nepal where opportunities for mono-cropping and commercial farming are limited due to small land holding size and irrigation, transportation and market constraints.

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