Roles and contributions of community seed banks in climate adaptation in Nepal

@article{Maharjan2018RolesAC,
  title={Roles and contributions of community seed banks in climate adaptation in Nepal},
  author={Shree Kumar Maharjan and Keshav Lall Maharjan},
  journal={Development in Practice},
  year={2018},
  volume={28},
  pages={292 - 302}
}
ABSTRACT Community seed banks are an effective local institution to conserve quality seeds, to strengthen farmers’ accessibility to social seed networks, and improve agrobiodiversity and food security. This article analyses the prospects and challenges of community seed banks in climate change contexts. It finds that community seed banks serve as sources of climate-resilient seeds to withstand in local climates and improve community resilience. Community seed banks provide landraces for… 
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