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Woman working in field, Nepal

Enhancing adaptive capacity and reducing the negative impacts of climate change and other drivers will decrease the vulnerability of mountain communities, including women. The resilience of communities can be built and adaptation fostered by using the indigenous and local knowledge of communities in tandem with current scientific knowledge; and by promoting conducive and gender-sensitive policy and institutional environments.

Year: 2012

From album: Glacial melt in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas

Photographer: Lawrence Hislop

Tags: Nepal people

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