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agriculture

  • No water for a clean Ganga

    March 12, 2019

    The numerous dams limiting the flow of the Ganga and its tributaries, as well as the massive extraction of water from the river, makes the aspiration of a free flowing river a distant dream

  • A woman farmer shows the way

    March 08, 2019

    As the only woman working as a trainer of farmers in Vehari district in Pakistan’s Punjab province, Almas Perween is breaking many barriers in a traditionally male dominated agricultural society

  • Photo-essay: the disappearing apples of Mustang

    January 15, 2019

    As climate change comes to Mustang, one of Nepal’s remotest district, the apples of the region, famous throughout the country, are slowly disappearing, moving to the north

  • Ignoring climate change in the Himalayas

    January 09, 2019

    Climate change has already made the mountain communities in the Tibetan Plateau and the Nepali villages in the west that border it very vulnerable, and new infrastructure adds to the risk

  • Water theft drains Indus canals dry

    January 04, 2019

    Rampant theft from Pakistan’s irrigation canals, in collusion with influential politicians and the military, means farmers downstream can no longer grow crops

  • Best of 2018: Nepal’s forgotten wetlands

    December 25, 2018

    Undervalued and ignored, wetlands are disappearing and drying up in Nepal – leaving the communities and wildlife that depend on them exposed in a changing climate