Linked with our presentation of Kamala Sarup – Nepal.
By Kamala Sarup – The Nepali poverty is the result of reliance on an agriculture as a source of food by the poor, Maoists violence that prohibited keeping exportable wheat, the “cash crop”, in Nepal and prohibiting the import of agriculture surpluses to support the Nepali landowners.
Although the problem appeared throughout South Asia, the reliance of the Nepali poor exclusively on the rice, as a staple made it particularly susceptible to poverty. Agriculture product domesticated by Nepali farmers and provides more calories per acre than any other staple. Therefore, it is not surprising that it was and is cultivated throughout the world. The Nepal used and imported rice from other countries to obtain foreign currencies for international trade.However, since most of the Nepali land and the policy was to favor us over the peasants. Thus, the Nepali poverty occurred that brought millions to Nepali to seek a better life.Productive and prosperous transformation in the development process, can become viable only through permanent economic development. The essentiality of today, is to ensure the solidarity of national development, with economic re-strengthening. Is it going to guarantee sustainable peace? Will there be earnest effort in harnessing cooperation from all respective sectors?
An active economic reforms is always needed for leading the social movement because strong economy is the foundation of democratic development and creation of a equitable nation. In any time of conflict, it is the economy that plays the lead role in bringing about a tangible and lasting solution to the economic crisis facing the nation and the people. The economic refors in Nepal should rally for bigger social transformation and to bring about social reforms. (Read the rest of this long article on The Los Angeles Chronicle).