1.    According to NLFS, 2008, 73.9% of labour force is engaged in agricultural sector.
2.    Agriculture sector is the primary sector of Nepalese economy.

3.    About 34% contributions in the GDP by agriculture sector.

4.    According to three year plan 2010/13, 69.48% of total irrigable land has irrigable facilities.

5.    According to NLFS, 2010/13, 25.16% of Nepalese are below the poverty line.

6.    The share of food crops is 49.5% cash crops are 28.1% and other crops 22.3%.