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Knowledge is power for Nepal's hill people

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

Knowledge is power

From a low caste, Surbana Ale Magar has fought long and hard for her rights, though her struggle has often been in vain. But information about rights, policy and forest management has given her knowledge of how to sustain the forest and the confidence to speak out.

picture credit: RIU/Georgina Smith



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