Consequences of Koshi flood 2008 in terms of sedimentation characteristics and agricultural practices

@inproceedings{Kafle2017ConsequencesOK,
  title={Consequences of Koshi flood 2008 in terms of sedimentation characteristics and agricultural practices},
  author={Kabindra Kafle and Sanjay Nath Khanal and Ramesh Kumar Dahal},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Koshi flood of August 2008 in eastern lowlands of Nepal affected around 2.64 million people in India and Nepal, including 65,000 people and 700 ha fertile land in Nepal. It was calculated that 25% of the affected cultivated land of Shreepur, Haripur and western Kushaha villages in Sunsari district are still barren and remain filled with flood sediment of sizes from clay to sand even after 8 years. The issues of land change from fertile to barren because of flooding and… CONTINUE READING