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19 Feb Water for food

Guaranteeing agricultural productivity for self-sustainability and trade to 360 farmers in Kavrepalanchok, Sindhuli and Sindhupalchok Districts; creating water collection systems and highly efficient irrigation systems....

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18 Jun Crisis of the nomadic shepherds in Mongolia

In the last ten years, Mongolia has witnessed a strong economic growth, with its annual GDP growing by 17%. However, the following crisis has affected a group of people – the nomadic shepherds – who were already facing many problems. Harsh winters and the sequence in...

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06 Jun Nepal. Restart from Sustainable Agriculture

80% of the population lives off agriculture, and the organic products niche market is growing in Nepal. This opportunity needs to be taken advantage of today, to help producers get free of the impoverishment cycle that currently finds them obliged to use hybrid seeds and...

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18 Jan Myanmar, a sustainable management of natural resources

[gallery ids="3437,3438,3439,3440"] Since 2010, after fifty years of military dictatorship and a rigid economic and political isolation, Myanmar has started a process of democratization and political and economic reforms, accompanied by a policy of international openness. This project aims to improve food-security and promote rural development and...

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18 Jan Vets on the field in Qinghai

The population of the Qinghai plateau reveals high poverty rates and people are strongly affected by this impoverishment. Big changes such as a steady increase of the population in contrast with the cattle available, depletion of meadows (reduced water availability, erosion, desertification, etc.), snowfalls and frosts,...

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04 Jan The fruits of the garden

From being the largest rice exporter, Nepal suffers today a chronic food shortage: 80% of Nepalese people live on subsistence farming in very small properties, often located on steep terrain and with difficult access to water. In suburban areas home farming is traditionally practiced since...

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