The Feminization of Agriculture in Nepal

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The feminization of Nepal's remote villages is becoming increasingly visible. The very young and old remain while the youth, due to decreasing crop yields, demand for cash income and interest in more 'modern' lifestyles, seek opportunity elsewhere, often in Kathmandu or abroad. 

For more, check out an article by our research partners at Forest Action: Feminization of Agriculture and its Implications for Food Security in Rural Nepal