Second Advance Estimate of 2016/17 Wheat Production in Nepal using the CCAFS Regional Agricultural Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT)

Report
from Government of Nepal, CGIAR, World Food Programme
Published on 08 May 2017 View Original

We are pleased to share the report, Second Advance Estimate of 2016/17 Wheat Production in Nepal using the CCAFS Regional Agricultural Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT). This is the final advance estimate of wheat production for the 2016/17 season. This is a joint product of the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD), World Food Programme (WFP), and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). The CCAFS Regional Agriculture Forecasting Toolbox (CRAFT) is being piloted as part of the Nepal Food Security Monitoring System (NeKSAP) and is a new initiative to incorporate crop yield forecasting in Nepal with technical support from CCAFS South Asia.

This report relies on information provided through different agencies, including the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), Nepal Agriculture Research Council (NARC), Department of Agriculture, MoAD, WFP, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), and International Research Institute for Climate and Society at Columbia University. All contributors are gratefully acknowledged for their support.