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Climate change in Nepal. Temperature and rainfall are increasing faster in Nepal than anywhere else in the world. Higher temperatures are melting the glaciers. This increases the risk of flooding and landslides. . Recent landslide in Nepal.

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Climate change in Nepal

Temperature and rainfall are increasing faster in Nepal than anywhere else in the world

Higher temperatures are melting the glaciers. This increases the risk of flooding and landslides.

Recent landslide in Nepal

Over 400 million people will be affected in this region.


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Villagers have noticed changes

Wild pigs in the forest now have their young earlier in the year.

The days are hotter and some trees now flower twice a year.

Some types of rice and cucumber will not grow where they used to.

Find out how Practical Action is working in Nepal to help communities cope with climate change


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Practical Action in Nepal

People in Nepal are learning how to grow new crops using terraces. They are trying to reduce deforestation which can lead to landslides.

Rice is the main crop in Nepal. If it rains too much, the rice seedlings get washed away.

Landslides can happen in the valleys.

Making these steps in the hillside, called terraces, help to stop landslides.

Davandrod Kardigardi, a farmer in the Chitwan valley used to grow rice. He was taught how to grow fruit and now grows bananas, which survive in the new climate


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Gravity ropeways in Nepal

Ropeways or pulley systems are built in remote areas. They transport goods to and from market quickly.

Villagers can put their produce in the basket. The ropeway carries goods up steep slopes and past landslides which have destroyed the paths.

The goods that arrive at market are fresher and not damaged.

Farmers get more money for their produce.


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