Water Scarcity disturbs age old Social Harmony in Peri Urban Kathmandu-I

Part 1– Change in weather and raining pattern (as experienced by locals of Peri Urban Areas in and near Kathmandu) has affected the traditional ways of farming and also their livestyles.The changes in raining pattern have resulted in the water scarcity which has ignited communal conflicts in the society. New varieties of weeds and pests have emerged challenging the traditional knowhow in the field. Nepal Engineering College has collected many such examples during its research on “Impact of Climate Change on water scarcity in Peri Urban Areas”. Research Associate Anushiya Joshi talks about it.