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Living in high mountain regions like the Andes and the Himalayan region is a daily challenge as the remoteness combined with the harsh environment and limited infrastructure
hampers mountain peoples’ economic development (IIED,
2009; Leduc, 2009). Mountain peoples’ livelihoods are largely based on agriculture, livestock raising, exploitation of natural resources, small scale trade and migration (Leduc, 2008).