Shaking up farming in rural Nepal

Climate extremes are causing layers of socio-economic problems in rural Nepal, but new technologies are helping farmers—mostly women—brace their crops for the weather.

Farmers in rural Nepal are plagued by extreme poverty resulting from recurring disasters like droughts, floods and earthquakes. How can they build resilience to climate extremes, and take advantage of economic opportunities?

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