From La Paz to Turco: Going back to the roots to start a new lifeGuadalupe Moller lives in Turco, a small community in rural western Bolivia. She’d spent most of her life in La Paz, Bolivia’s capital, but four years ago she moved back to Turco, where her family’s roots are.
Never let a good crisis go to wasteSmall-scale farmers face multiple challenges in Cambodia. They often don’t have access to affordable credit to enhance production or to invest in on-farm equipment or infrastructure and they are increasingly vulnerable to climate change.
Research and data
Research Series Issue 62: The spillover effects of seed producer groups on non-member farmers in mid-hill communities of NepalRice farmers in the mid-hills region of Nepal are vulnerable to drought, which can drastically reduce yields. Stress-tolerant rice varieties can mitigate this vulnerability, as can having a high seed replacement rate and using best management practices in rice cultivation.
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