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Too warm for Choogahs

By : Sultan Ishaq

13 Oct 2017: The mountains of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan are facing drastic climate changes and their effects can already be felt by the people residing in the region. This blog recounts people's perception of these changes.
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Rainwater Harvesting: an adaptation practice in Manungkot, Damauli, Nepal

By : Menaka Hamal

13 Oct 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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Still Carrying Loads and Thrashing Barley

By : Menaka Hamal

25 Aug 2017: In the district of Rasuwa, the Gatlang village stands with an uncommon social trend in place-village elders are forced to do hard labor to be able to look after themselves.
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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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