The author acknowledges and appreciates the valuable advice and
suggestions given by Dr. P.N. Sharma. Regional Coordinator and Chief Technical
Advisor, FAO/UNDP, RAS/93/063, WMTUH/FARM Program. Special thanks are to Mr.
Mohan P. Wagley for his encouragement and support throughout the duration of
study and in preparing this report. Sincere gratitude is also expressed to Mr.
Bhawani P. Kharel former Project Manager of BTRT Project for his assistance and
valuable contribution and to the CARE, Nepal, which funded the BTRT project.
Finally, the author wishes to thank the BTRT watershed area farmers and BTRT
Project staff without whose help this study would have never been