Climate change researcher conducted interviews with over thirty farmers in Ghusel
On February 22-26, climate change researcher Evan Strong conducted interviews with over thirty farmers in Ghusel as part of RICOD's Climate Change Perception and Adaptation (CCPA) research. The researcher focusing about perceptions of the changing weather, impact on crops and livestock, and adaptation practices within local communities of the Bagmati rural municipality. In Ghusel, researcher partnered with Keshav Gautam (RICOD Community Facilitator) and Lalitman Waiba (Peer Educator) for interview translation and logistics. The research will lead to future RICOD project development in rural communities, focused on building climate resiliency and adaptive capacity. Evan plans to conduct similar interviews in Ikudol and Pyutar in the coming months.