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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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Yak_Tibet

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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Dhulikhel_Nepal

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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