Rice-duck farming is an integrated type of farming technology. It is especially suitable for resource poor farmers to produce low cost organic rice. Rice -duck farming on a small scale is a common practice especially among the Tharu communities in the Terai regions of Nepal.
The pilot research carried out by Practical Action from April – November 2013 proved this technology to be beneficial in terms of providing social, economic and environmental benefits, The integration of ducks in rice field creates a symbiotic relationship between rice and ducks yielding mutual benefits to both entities. Read More