CCAFS in Nepal: Finding the future of Beora – PART ONE

13 June, 2012 by (comments)

I knew not to expect “guide book” Nepal: majestic, snowy peaks; multicoloured prayer flags fluttering against clear blue skies. But nothing quite prepared me for the Terai. Around 120 km west of the capital Kathmandu, this is a hazy, sweltering, lowland plain, where daytime temperatures hover around 45 degrees Celsius, with little respite after dark. With the sweat pouringRead More …

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Gamers boot up to beat climate change

28 June, 2011 by (comments)

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a world leader trying to save the world from climate change? If you’ve got USD9.99 to spare, you can put yourself in the hotseat. Fate of the World is an innovative video game challenging players to avert catastrophic climate change using whatever strategies available—renewable energies, geo-engineering, wildlife adaptation, population control. The game’s scenarios are basedRead More …

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