Cow Dung And Fruit Trees: Traditional Wisdom Helps Assam Cope With Climate Change

Faced with more floods each monsoon season, farmers in Assam turn to indigenous technical knowledge from their forefathers to protect their livelihoods Subhadra Kumari had to wait a nervous few weeks before the flood waters abated from her paddy field and she could start planting rice saplings. “We are behind the ideal time for planting…

Climate Smart Agriculture In Nepal

Nepal is a predominantly rural society with agriculture accounting for more than a third of its gross domestic product. Recent temperature rises and reduction in winter rainfall have been affecting productivity and the livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations. A CDKN-supported project on Economic Impact Assessments of Climate Change in Nepal identified agriculture as highly vulnerable to the…