Blogs

By: Ishani Sachdeva - 06 Nov 2017

Mountain based agriculture is under going change due to several factors such as climate change and changing social realities of mountain communities. This has also had implications for the type, quality and method in which food is being produced in mountain states across the Himalayas.

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By: Menaka Hamal - 03 Nov 2017

During a water management and adaptation study in the Gandaki basin in Nepal Menaka Hamal had an opportunity to explore people's relationship to water in the Vyas municipality.

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By: Sultan Ishaq - 02 Nov 2017

Livelihoods based on a agro-pastoral stand the most at risk in the changing climate of the HunzaHuman beings have been adapting to environmental changes for centuries. Now climate change is triggering bigger and faster changes than ever anticipated by societies.

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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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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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By: Salar Saeed - 08 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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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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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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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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By: Sultan Ishaq - 08 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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