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Food security: Growing gold in Nepal

A short case study of how a women's group established a vegetable nursery to make money

2008 Available in English

Mina Tamang, who lives in Baluwapati, Nepal with her family, was dependent on agriculture as her only source of income, but the poor productivity of traditional crops meant they could not make enough money.

This short case study explains how Mina's involvement of a local women's group established by Tearfund partner Share and Care meant that she could receiving training about growing vegetables, which she was then able to sell commercially to make a regular income.

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