The LOKTA paper popularly known as rice paper; is handmade traditionally from time immemorial in Nepal from the bark of Daphne Papyracea called LOKTA. These plants are found in the forest of Nepal between the altitudes of 6500ft to 9500ft. Nepali has 110,000 metric ton of green lokta raw material available. The total production capacity till now is apx 15,000 mt. Nepalese farmers allow sufficient time for the plants to grow and develop.Lokta production does not affect the fragile forest ecology of Nepal.