Cost-benefit analysis of bamboo cultivation: Case study of Dimapur and Mokokchung districts, Nagaland
Walosangla Ao, B Kilangla Jamir
A cost benefit analysis of Bamboo cultivation for Nagaland state has been undertaken, with the data generated from the sample survey conducted in two districts, viz., Dimapur and Mokokchung, using personal interview and scheduled questionnaire. The results showed that bamboo cultivation is beneficial as the BCR is greater than 1 in both the districts. The Net Present Value was estimated at Rs 231604/ha/year in Dimapur and Rs 218773.70/ha/year in Mokokchung and an estimated average NPV of Bamboo plantation in Dimapur gives best rate of return (42%) as compared to Mokokchung district (36%), with an estimated average rate of return of 37% for Nagaland.