This is the report of the village baseline study of Madhuri Village in the CCAFS benchmark site of Rupandehi, Nepal conducted from June 5-9, 2011 to complement an earlier household baseline survey done in the same village. Madhuri is located in the fertile area of the Indo-Gangetic Plain in Nepal yet faces challenges due to increasing populations, encroachment on forests, decreasing soil fertility, limited agriculture and animal productivity, lack of opportunities, and variable climatic conditions. Its circumstances present manageable opportunities to prevent an increase in food insecurity and further degradation natural resources. Madhuri has yet to incur any food or environmental crises.
Shrestha, K.; Acharya, G.; Khadka, L.; Neupane, P.; Gharti, I.; Chaudhary, N.; Chaudhary, P.; Förch, W.(Editor); Cramer, L.(Editor); Schuren, T.(Editor). Village Baseline Study: Site Analysis Report for Rupandehi, Madhuri Village, Nepal. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Copenhagen, Denmark (2014) 30 pp.