LARGE CARDAMOM PRODUCTION AND MARKETING IN NEPAL: A REVIEW
Anup Paudel, Shraddha Malla
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This article review was carried to identify existing situation of large cardamom production and marketing in Nepal from local to global context. Different data and article review was carried out obtain from several published and unpublished literatures, Department of Agriculture (DOA), Ministry of Agriculture Development (MoAD) etc. The study revealed that majority of eastern hill people were encourage towards the large cardamom production. Despite the increase in global market demand and planting of large cardamom in Nepal, its production has not increased at an expected rate. After the adoption of commercial farming technique farmer were aware about different quality and price variation. Marketing channel of large cardamom was limited in certain collection center of eastern region. About 90-95 percent of total large cardamom produced in the country were exported. Main buyer of cardamom was India. Major problem encountered during production and marketing were lack of technology and fluctuate in price.