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Stove, Nepal

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).

Year: 2012

From album: Glacial melt in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas

Photographer: Lawrence Hislop

Tags: Nepal

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