Our new Expert Group will draw on and contribute to ongoing policy processes in Nepal to strengthen collaboration, and raise awareness, surrounding the critical links between small-scale farmers, agricultural biodiversity and achieving the 2030 Agenda.
In search for higher income men leave to cities or abroad. This type of migration is not only transforming rural economies, but also changes gender relations.
For generations, upland communities of Vietnam, Thailand and Nepal relied on fruits, nuts, mushrooms and berries when harvests were low, and used shifting agriculture, allowing soil to rebound.
Forests have, historically, had a very important role in food security in upland areas of South and Southeast Asia – both as sources of wild food and as sites for grazing, planting food trees...