Geographies

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Nepal

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Women growing legumes
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A survey by the Southasian Institute of Advanced Studies revealed the personality traits, managerial skills, and business attributes of entrepreneurs who survived or fell victim to the Covid-19 pandemic. The survey, carried out among farmers in Arghakhanchi and Ramechhap districts, suggests larger farms with higher start-up capital are more likely to survive longer.
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Women undertaking inventory, credit FAN
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Rural women in Nawalparasi district of central Nepal have succeeded in producing bags, hats, and mats from Thakal, bio-cups and plates from Sal (Shorea robusta) leaves, and brooms from broom grass. They recently shared their successes and plans with government officials.
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Nepal farmer
Research report
This report for the GLOW programme reviews the evidence on women's economic empowerment in low-carbon transitions. It identifies the gaps in the evidence base; and recommends how GLOW and other research initiatives and funders may further enrich the evidence, and inform policy and practice.