Basant Pant

15 Dec 2020 Nepal
Who holds the power in the yartsa gunbu trade in Nepal’s high mountains?

The collection and trade of yartsa gunbu has become an important livelihood strategy for mountain communities in Nepal and contributes ...

28 Nov 2018 News
Nepal hosts second transboundary yak festival in the Kangchenjunga Landscape

Yak farming is common across the Kangchenjunga landscape – in Bhutan, India, and Nepal. However, this traditional practice has been ...

28 Nov 2018 News
Festival Provides Platform to Discuss Future of Yak Herding in the Kangchenjunga Landscape

Kipchu, a yak herder from Haa, Bhutan, said that traditional products such as hard cheese from yak milk have limited ...