1. Policy: Encouraging Watershed Protection Measures to reduce soil erosion and downstream sedimentation.
a. Reassess the efficiency and effectiveness of structural techniques of watershed protection, particularly, river training schemes.
b. Promotion of low-cost vegetative and cultural techniques for watershed protection based on farmer’s participation.
c. Integration of programmes of soil fertility and forest management with water protection measures.
2. Policy: Ensure major watersheds are protected adequately
Action: Developing the management plans of Nepal’s Key Watersheds.
The following are important sectors for water resources use in Nepal.
2. Hydro power
4. Drinking water
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