Achham District is located in Seti Zone of the Far-Western Development Region of Nepal. It borders with Kalikot and Dailekh districts to the East, Doti district to the West, Bajura and Bajhang districts to the North and Surkhet of Bheri Zone to the South.
According to the National Census 2011, the total population of the district is 257,477 comprising 137,469 female (53%) and 120,008 male (47%) residing in 48,351 households. Achham district has an average population density of around 152 people per square km. The average family size is 5.3. Life expectancy of the people is 58 years. The average literacy rate is approximately 53.18% (37.18% female and 71.54% male are literate).
Year One Results
- 213,100 kg of vegetable and cereal seed produced (DAFACOS, total production from downstream chain across Achham, Bajura, Dadeldhura & Doti)
- 194,885 kg of fresh vegetables produced (SKKGS in Achham)
- 50 Hamri Didis activated
- NPR 10,000 of co-financing from third parties to RAP3 CONNECT (cash & in-kind)
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