Indigenous Knowledge

Anyone, who has been to the hills of South-asia during the damp monsoon walking on the unbroken contours of the rice terraces must have thought that there is a low cost and sustainable reality to the urban chaos. In many parts of Nepal, most people do their farming in Phant (foothills) and the terraces because they are generally fertile, humid and have enough supply of water. In the evenings the farmers walk up hills as they are coolers, safer from mosquitoes and floods read more