"Buckwheat harvesting is a shared responsibility between all people in the village. We help our neighbors, and in return they help us."
"Buckwheat harvesting is a shared responsibility between all people in the village. We help our neighbors, and in return they help us."
beekeeper
beekeeper
"The Yartung festival has changed a lot in recent years. There is more Western influence now and less traditional activities."
"The Yartung festival has changed a lot in recent years. There is more Western influence now and less traditional activities."
"The annual Yartung festival is an opportunity for social gathering, exhibit of local culture, and a good time for tourists to visit."
"The annual Yartung festival is an opportunity for social gathering, exhibit of local culture, and a good time for tourists to visit."
"We grow a variety of vegetables to eat during the winter months. The weather in Mustang is very harsh and in the past we were unable to grow much, so modern food security techniques are important."
"We grow a variety of vegetables to eat during the winter months. The weather in Mustang is very harsh and in the past we were unable to grow much, so modern food security techniques are important."
"This workshop was organized for children to learn about climate change, empower them with practical knowledge, and improve presentation skills."
"This workshop was organized for children to learn about climate change, empower them with practical knowledge, and improve presentation skills."
"There was a construction site accident here during road building, which has caused many to believe it was due to a disturbance of the religious site."
"There was a construction site accident here during road building, which has caused many to believe it was due to a disturbance of the religious site."
"The Yartung festival is celebrated after harvesting season to welcome winter."
"The Yartung festival is celebrated after harvesting season to welcome winter."
"Buckwheat if our main food crop in Mustang. It is harvested during mid-October and handpicked for a real taste. There is less production in recent years which has lead to higher cost."
"Buckwheat if our main food crop in Mustang. It is harvested during mid-October and handpicked for a real taste. There is less production in recent years which has lead to higher cost."
"This meeting was to discuss the restructuring of district boundaries. Many different people attended. Gurungs, Thakaris, Dalits, VDC and Mukhiya. But women were not present."
"This meeting was to discuss the restructuring of district boundaries. Many different people attended. Gurungs, Thakaris, Dalits, VDC and Mukhiya. But women were not present."
"This chart was made during a climate change meeting to discuss future building construction and current issues related to climate change."
"This chart was made during a climate change meeting to discuss future building construction and current issues related to climate change."
"This incinerator is used for waste management, and is managed by the local women's group. Before we had this, everyone threw their waste in the Kali Gandaki river."
"This incinerator is used for waste management, and is managed by the local women's group. Before we had this, everyone threw their waste in the Kali Gandaki river."
"This machine was installed in 2015 to make cement blocks for building houses. It saves time and reduces man power, but destroys the natural beauty of the area."
"This machine was installed in 2015 to make cement blocks for building houses. It saves time and reduces man power, but destroys the natural beauty of the area."
"We are adapting solar energy as an alternative energy source. Solar panels are used in homes and hotels, and some villages have support from INGOs."
"We are adapting solar energy as an alternative energy source. Solar panels are used in homes and hotels, and some villages have support from INGOs."
"Unpredictable weather patterns have lead to fertile land being destroyed by flooding, scarcity of drinking water, water borne diseases, and more insects and pests."
"Unpredictable weather patterns have lead to fertile land being destroyed by flooding, scarcity of drinking water, water borne diseases, and more insects and pests."
"During the Yartung festival, we perform cultural songs and traditional dance."
"During the Yartung festival, we perform cultural songs and traditional dance."
"This pictures was taken at a climate change workshop for children, which helps improve collaboration".
"This pictures was taken at a climate change workshop for children, which helps improve collaboration".
"This site is important to us because it enhances Buddhism in the region, and is a child friendly playground."
"This site is important to us because it enhances Buddhism in the region, and is a child friendly playground."
"Involvement from all groups of people, using a bottom up approach. Program organized by government for equal representation of all groups of people within development."
"Involvement from all groups of people, using a bottom up approach. Program organized by government for equal representation of all groups of people within development."
"Greenhouses have been used as a modern food security technique, which has lead to a rise in income due to improved transportation."
"Greenhouses have been used as a modern food security technique, which has lead to a rise in income due to improved transportation."
"This image was taken after the construction of the dam near the Kali Gandaki river and was funded by the Indian Government. We see many more projects now funded by the Indian government."
"This image was taken after the construction of the dam near the Kali Gandaki river and was funded by the Indian Government. We see many more projects now funded by the Indian government."
"Organized through workshop in VDC level, and participation of VDC secretary, political parties, womens group, etc. This mapping is done to assess which areas of the VDC need more development".
"Organized through workshop in VDC level, and participation of VDC secretary, political parties, womens group, etc. This mapping is done to assess which areas of the VDC need more development".
"Discussion of climate change issues occurring in region. Many different groups of people came together to talk about issues and preventative measures."
"Discussion of climate change issues occurring in region. Many different groups of people came together to talk about issues and preventative measures."
"This is the traditional grinding machine used for wheat. It is still used by many people because it gives a fresh taste and is easy to maintain."
"This is the traditional grinding machine used for wheat. It is still used by many people because it gives a fresh taste and is easy to maintain."
"This is the modern wheat grinding machine. It needs water to function and electricity, which means it is sometimes not useful. Many people still do not use it because it is hard to repair."
"This is the modern wheat grinding machine. It needs water to function and electricity, which means it is sometimes not useful. Many people still do not use it because it is hard to repair."
Focus Group Discussion
Focus Group Discussion
People's Participation & Development
People's Participation & Development
"Buckwheat harvesting is a shared responsibility between all people in the village. We help our neighbors, and in return they help us."
"Buckwheat harvesting is a shared responsibility between all people in the village. We help our neighbors, and in return they help us."
beekeeper
beekeeper
"The Yartung festival has changed a lot in recent years. There is more Western influence now and less traditional activities."
"The Yartung festival has changed a lot in recent years. There is more Western influence now and less traditional activities."
"The annual Yartung festival is an opportunity for social gathering, exhibit of local culture, and a good time for tourists to visit."
"The annual Yartung festival is an opportunity for social gathering, exhibit of local culture, and a good time for tourists to visit.""The annual festival is an opportunity for social gathering, exhibit of local culture, and a good time for tourists to visit."
"We grow a variety of vegetables to eat during the winter months. The weather in Mustang is very harsh and in the past we were unable to grow much, so modern food security techniques are important."
"We grow a variety of vegetables to eat during the winter months. The weather in Mustang is very harsh and in the past we were unable to grow much, so modern food security techniques are important.""We grow a variety of vegetables to eat during the winter months. The weather in Mustang is very harsh and in the past we were unable to grow much, so modern food security techniques are important."
"This workshop was organized for children to learn about climate change, empower them with practical knowledge, and improve presentation skills."
"This workshop was organized for children to learn about climate change, empower them with practical knowledge, and improve presentation skills.""This workshop was organized for children to learn about climate change, empower them with practical knowledge, and improve presentation skills."
"There was a construction site accident here during road building, which has caused many to believe it was due to a disturbance of the religious site."
"There was a construction site accident here during road building, which has caused many to believe it was due to a disturbance of the religious site.""There was a construction site accident here during road building, which has caused many to believe it was due to a disturbance of the religious site."
"The Yartung festival is celebrated after harvesting season to welcome winter."
"The Yartung festival is celebrated after harvesting season to welcome winter."Celebrated after harvesting season to welcome winter. 
"Buckwheat if our main food crop in Mustang. It is harvested during mid-October and handpicked for a real taste. There is less production in recent years which has lead to higher cost."
"Buckwheat if our main food crop in Mustang. It is harvested during mid-October and handpicked for a real taste. There is less production in recent years which has lead to higher cost.""Buckwheat if our main food crop in Mustang. It is harvesting during mid-October and handpicked for a real taste. There is less production in recent years which has lead to higher cost."
"This meeting was to discuss the restructuring of district boundaries. Many different people attended. Gurungs, Thakaris, Dalits, VDC and Mukhiya. But women were not present."
"This meeting was to discuss the restructuring of district boundaries. Many different people attended. Gurungs, Thakaris, Dalits, VDC and Mukhiya. But women were not present.""This meeting was to discuss the restructuring of district boundaries. Many different people attended. Gurungs, Thakaris, Dalits, VDC and Mukhiya. Women were not present."
"This chart was made during a climate change meeting to discuss future building construction and current issues related to climate change."
"This chart was made during a climate change meeting to discuss future building construction and current issues related to climate change.""This chart was made during a climate change meeting to discuss future building construction and current issues related to climate change."
"This incinerator is used for waste management, and is managed by the local women's group. Before we had this, everyone threw their waste in the Kali Gandaki river."
"This incinerator is used for waste management, and is managed by the local women's group. Before we had this, everyone threw their waste in the Kali Gandaki river.""This incinerator is used for waste management, and is managed by the local women's group. Before we had this, everyone threw their waste in the Kali Gandaki river."
"This machine was installed in 2015 to make cement blocks for building houses. It saves time and reduces man power, but destroys the natural beauty of the area."
"This machine was installed in 2015 to make cement blocks for building houses. It saves time and reduces man power, but destroys the natural beauty of the area.""This machine was installed in 2015 to make cement blocks for building houses. It save time and reduces man power, but destroys the natural beauty of the area."
"We are adapting solar energy as an alternative energy source. Solar panels are used in homes and hotels, and some villages have support from INGOs."
"We are adapting solar energy as an alternative energy source. Solar panels are used in homes and hotels, and some villages have support from INGOs.""We are adapting solar energy as alternative energy source. Solar panels are used in homes and hotels, and some villages have support from INGOs."
"Unpredictable weather patterns have lead to fertile land being destroyed by flooding, scarcity of drinking water, water borne diseases, and more insects and pests."
"Unpredictable weather patterns have lead to fertile land being destroyed by flooding, scarcity of drinking water, water borne diseases, and more insects and pests.""Unpredictable weather patterns have lead to fertile land being destroyed by flooding, scarcity of drinking water, water borne diseases, and more insects and pests."
"During the Yartung festival, we perform cultural songs and traditional dance."
"During the Yartung festival, we perform cultural songs and traditional dance." "During the festival, we perform cultural songs and traditional dance." 
"This pictures was taken at a climate change workshop for children, which helps improve collaboration".
"This pictures was taken at a climate change workshop for children, which helps improve collaboration"."This pictures was taken at a climate change workshop for children, which helps improve collaboration".
"This site is important to us because it enhances Buddhism in the region, and is a child friendly playground."
"This site is important to us because it enhances Buddhism in the region, and is a child friendly playground.""This site is important to us because it enhances Buddhism in the region, and is a child friendly playground."
"Involvement from all groups of people, using a bottom up approach. Program organized by government for equal representation of all groups of people within development."
"Involvement from all groups of people, using a bottom up approach. Program organized by government for equal representation of all groups of people within development.""Involvement from all groups of people, using a bottom up approach. Program organized by government for equal representation of all groups of people within development."
"Greenhouses have been used as a modern food security technique, which has lead to a rise in income due to improved transportation."
"Greenhouses have been used as a modern food security technique, which has lead to a rise in income due to improved transportation.""Greenhouses have been used as a modern food security technique, which has lead to a rise in income due to improved transportation."
"This image was taken after the construction of the dam near the Kali Gandaki river and was funded by the Indian Government. We see many more projects now funded by the Indian government."
"This image was taken after the construction of the dam near the Kali Gandaki river and was funded by the Indian Government. We see many more projects now funded by the Indian government.""This image was taken after the construction of the dam near the Kali Gandaki river and was funded by the Indian Government. We see many more projects now funded by the Indian government."
"Organized through workshop in VDC level, and participation of VDC secretary, political parties, womens group, etc. This mapping is done to assess which areas of the VDC need more development".
"Organized through workshop in VDC level, and participation of VDC secretary, political parties, womens group, etc. This mapping is done to assess which areas of the VDC need more development"."Organized through workshop in VDC level, and participation of VDC secretary, political parties, womens group, etc. This mapping is done to assess which areas of the VDC need more development".
"Discussion of climate change issues occurring in region. Many different groups of people came together to talk about issues and preventative measures."
"Discussion of climate change issues occurring in region. Many different groups of people came together to talk about issues and preventative measures.""Discussion of climate change issues occurring in region. Many different groups of people came together to talk about issues and preventative measures."
"This is the traditional grinding machine used for wheat. It is still used by many people because it gives a fresh taste and is easy to maintain."
"This is the traditional grinding machine used for wheat. It is still used by many people because it gives a fresh taste and is easy to maintain."
"This is the modern wheat grinding machine. It needs water to function and electricity, which means it is sometimes not useful. Many people still do not use it because it is hard to repair."
"This is the modern wheat grinding machine. It needs water to function and electricity, which means it is sometimes not useful. Many people still do not use it because it is hard to repair."
Focus Group Discussion
Focus Group Discussion
People's Participation & Development
People's Participation & Development
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