Nepal: Rebuilding Village Culture

Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche shares that in the villages of Nepal, Gumbas are their spiritual center, their cultural center, and their social center. Gumbas are their temples, where people go at birth, at death, at marriage, where they go when they are sick or during difficult times–and where they go to celebrate the new year and other important festivals.

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Women’s Adaptation to Climate Change in Nepal


14 August 2014: The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has published a report, titled ‘Women’s Empowerment at the Frontline of Adaptation: Emerging Issues, Adaptive Practices, and Priorities in Nepal.’ The publication outlines the vulnerabilities of women in Nepal, especially as climate change threatens rural livelihoods, and examines women’s roles in adapting to a changing climate and natural resource base.

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