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It's not just about the money-a story from Rasuwa, Nepal

By : Bikram Manandhar and Amina Maharjan

03 Aug 2017: As more Nepalese youth look abroad for employment opportunities, Nepal's migrant force continues to earn remittances for its families back home. However, remittances are not just monetary in nature and there are valuable skill sets that migrants pick up as is shown in this story from Rasuwa,in the Gandaki River Basin.
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Connecting Pixels to People: A case study of the Gandaki River Basin

By : Ishaan Kochhar

25 Jul 2017: The nexus between GIS and livelihoods and migration is explored in this blog, detailing the present 'Land Use and Land Cover' change study being conducted in three study sites within the Gandaki basin: Lamjung, Nuwakot and Chitwan.
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Springs-the hidden sources of mountain water security in Pakistan

By : Salar Saeed

07 Jun 2017: Springs in Murree Kahuta and Kotli Satian are the main sources of water for a large number of communities. The PARC tema conducted studies to determine the status and hydrogeology of springs in both locations.
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Irrigation schemes get a breath of fresh air in Pakistan

By : Zeeshan Tahir Virk

25 May 2017: In Pakistan, HI-AWARE seeks to revive abandoned irrigation schemes provided by the government, by introducing low cost solar-powered pumps.
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Preserving tradition by adapting to the modern in Pakistan

By : Ali Kamran

15 May 2017: Through evaluation of the changing climate within the Soan River Basin, researchers assess the state of dug wells in the region and suggest alternatives to small farmers.
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Giving dugwells a new lease of life with solar powered pumps in the Soan Basin, Pakistan

By : Muhammad Khalid Jamil

15 May 2017: This blog recounts the steps that led to the successful implementation of solar powered pumps at the HI-AWARE PARC site in Chakri.
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Developing Community-based Fruit Nursery in High-altitude Areas of Pakistan

By : Sultan Ishaq

07 May 2017: The communities of Upper Hunza, reside in a challenging terrain with harsh climatic conditions. In such conditions, viable forms of livelihoods are necessary. Sultan Ishaq writes about PARC's one such intervention of a livelihood means at its study site in Gircha.
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Waist-high in Wastewater

By : Nuvodita Singh

22 Mar 2017: On World Water Day 2017, Nuvodita Singh writes on a novel solution where waste is kept out of the water with the introduction of eco-san toilets in West Champaran, Bihar.
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Women’s vulnerabilities to extreme climate events in Pakistan

By : Amir Fahim

20 Mar 2017: In this article written on the eve of International Women's Day, the challenges that women are facing in Pakistan with respect to climate change. Bringing women to the forefront in issues of health and well-being and educating them about climate impacts remains a challenge for the region.
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Reviving the dying tradition of dug wells in Potohar

By : Ali Kamran

23 Jan 2017: Younger Pakistani farmers prefer using electrical or diesel pumping systems compared to the traditional Persian-wheel system. But when they face electricity shortage, what are the possible solutions?
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