New data added to the Chitwan Valley Family Study: Labor Outmigration, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security, Nepal, 2015-2017

altThe Chitwan Valley Family Study: Labor Outmigration, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security, Nepal 2015-2017 (ICPSR 36755) has been updated with 21 new public-use datasets and two restricted-use datasets representing additional waves, measures of crop yields, and demographic event registries. 

The data, first collected in 2015, come from a three year project with the aim to investigate the consequences of labor outmigration on agricultural productivity in a poor agricultural country persistently facing food security problems. This project's data collection is comprised of:

The Household Agriculture and Migration Survey which includes information on household agricultural practices and remittances received by the household. Topics of the survey cover crop production and farm technology use, wealth, assets, income, consumption, food security, and information about each household member currently away from home.

The Women's Time Use Survey which includes information on changes in women’s time and involvement in agriculture and other activities.

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Dec 4, 2019

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