Battling Climate Change in the Himalayas, One Woman at a Time

The Indian state of Uttarakhand, in the lower Himalayas, holds the fifteenth rank in agriculture in the country. Almost 88% percent of the land holdings come under the small and marginal category, which is about 55% of the area under cultivation. In the past three years, Uttarakhand has received less-than-normal rainfall, which has affected crop production and adversely impacted the livelihood of the almost 78% of the State’s population dependent on agriculture.

https://buddhistglobalrelief.wordpress.com/2015/02/22/battling-climate-change-in-the-himalayas-one-woman-at-a-time/

By ILRI/Sapna Jarial (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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