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Legal, political and social change - The case of sexual and gender minorities in Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
This thesis examines the recent legal, political and social changes for sexual and gender minorities in Nepal. The empirical data were produced during field work in Nepal in 2010. In a short period of time the sexual and ...
Feminization of Agriculture in Melamchi, Nepal? Addressing gender in agricultural production and household decisions.
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
This thesis is based on two months of fieldwork in Melamchi, Nepal in 2014. The objective of this study is to examine whether a feminization of agriculture" has occurred in the study area by investigating the local farming ...
Farming Flexibility in Mustang, Nepal. Potentialities and constraints under conditions of climate change
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05)
Climate change is projected to involve rising average temperatures and more rapid melting of ice and snow in the Himalaya. Increased seasonality in river discharge and substantial reductions in regional food production ...
Rural livelihood diversification and household well-being: Insights from Humla, Nepal
Diversification of livelihoods is a commonly applied strategy for coping with economic and environmental shocks and instrumental in poverty reduction. In this paper, we have assessed the role of livelihood diversification ...