Year 2020, Volume 4 , Issue 2, Pages 274 - 280 2020-12-30

Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal

Sunil JOSHİ [1] , Shiv DHAKAL [2] , Aashtha DAHAL [3]


A research was conducted in Jalpadevi, Gajra and Payal wards of Achham district to assess the determinants and socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households. All together 180 households comprising 90 migrating and 90 non-migrating households were sampled and interviewed. The average land holding size, irrigated land holding size, livestock holding were found higher in non-migrating households. Migrating households experienced decline in livestock holding after migration. Family size of the household, migration status of the he-parent of household head positively and significantly affected the decision of household for migration whereas the variables education status of household head, association with farmer's group and distance from the market center were found to have significant negative role in the household migration decision. The quantity of production as well as productivity of rice and wheat were found to be higher for the non-migrating households as compared to that of migrating households. The annual agricultural income was significantly lower for migrating household than the non-migrating household and agricultural income reduced in the migrant household after migration. While majority of the migrants perceived improvement in education and health status of their household members, childcare and agricultural production suffered as a result of out-migration. Share of remittance used by the migrant households for agricultural purpose was found very low and larger proportion was spent on food clothing and luxurious items.
Out-migration, Determinants, Livestock holding, Farmer's group, Remittance
  • Dr. Bishweshwar Prasad Khanal, Livestock Development Officer, Department of Livestock Services, Lalitpur, Nepal
Primary Language en
Subjects Agriculture
Journal Section Original Papers
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-6473-3305
Author: Sunil JOSHİ (Primary Author)
Institution: Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Kathmandu, Nepal
Country: Nepal


Orcid: 0000-0002-2801-8937
Author: Shiv DHAKAL
Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University, Chitwan, Nepal
Country: Nepal


Orcid: 0000-0002-2945-3586
Author: Aashtha DAHAL
Institution: Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, Bagmati, Province, Nepal
Country: Nepal


Supporting Institution National Agriculture Research and Development Fund, Nepal
Thanks Agriculture and Forestry University, Chitwan, Nepal
Dates

Application Date : August 19, 2020
Acceptance Date : December 19, 2020
Publication Date : December 30, 2020

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APA Joshi, S , Dhakal, S , Dahal, A . (2020). Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal . International Journal of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences , 4 (2) , 274-280 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijafls/issue/57325/782422
MLA Joshi, S , Dhakal, S , Dahal, A . "Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal" . International Journal of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences 4 (2020 ): 274-280 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijafls/issue/57325/782422>
Chicago Joshi, S , Dhakal, S , Dahal, A . "Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal". International Journal of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences 4 (2020 ): 274-280
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ISNAD Joshi, Sunil , Dhakal, Shiv , Dahal, Aashtha . "Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal". International Journal of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences 4 / 2 (December 2020): 274-280 .
AMA Joshi S , Dhakal S , Dahal A . Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal. Int J Agric For Life Sci. 2020; 4(2): 274-280.
Vancouver Joshi S , Dhakal S , Dahal A . Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal. International Journal of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences. 2020; 4(2): 274-280.
IEEE S. Joshi , S. Dhakal and A. Dahal , "Socio-economic impact of labour out-migration among farming households in Achham, Nepal", International Journal of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 274-280, Dec. 2021