Women Working in Rice Field - Transplanting Rice (Nepal)

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Women Working in Rice Field - Transplanting Rice (Nepal)

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Nepali women transplanting rice (Nepal)

Rice seedlings are grown first in nursery fields, then manually transplanted into puddled fields where the seeding are spaced out. Transplanting is very labor intensive, but requires less seeds.

For more information about Terrace Farming, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrace_(agriculture)

Date & location
Photo taken on March 14, 2013
Khatrithanti-Satrasaya Marga, Sundar Bazar 33600, Nepal
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