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Knowledge is power for Nepal's hill people

Slow progress
  • Farming nation
  • Slow progress
  • Sharing information
  • 'Collective' action
  • It's good to talk
  • Forest people
  • Protect and prosper
  • Knowledge is power

Slow progress

Movement of people and goods, particularly in the hills, is difficult. Dirt roads snake along valleys and ridges, but transport is hampered by poorly maintained vehicles, lack of fuel and landslides during the monsoon, as well as frequent strikes.

picture credit: RIU/Georgina Smith



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