Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
However, those who have lived by rivers have an altogether different notion of floods. For example, farmers from the Mithila region of Bihar, one of the most flood-prone areas in India, have traditionally defined various stages of river behavior in their …
Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
A two day field visit to CCAFS-supported CSVs in the Terai region of Nepal (Nawalparasi) was included in the program. The main objectives of the workshop were to: Demonstrate the Climate-Smart Village approach for scaling out CSA in Nepal.
Posted on: Sunday, Oct 23, 2016
The origin of this art is shrouded in antiquity. According to some beliefs it was King Janaka who commissioned artists in Mithila to sketch the wedding scene of his daughter Sita. But the real credit of its discovery goes to an Englishman, William G.
Posted on: Monday, Sep 12, 2016
Every girl that I saw cycling kept my hope alive. And I saw many of them especially in Terai (plain lands) in Nepal and lately in countries where cycling is common for women. These women fascinated me, bringing me to a point that I took learning to cycle …
Posted on: Sunday, May 22, 2016
“The participants will be trained in the art of papier-mache, an ancient craft of Bihar that was used for the preparation of masks for different dance forms, Madhubani (Mithila) painting, terracotta (clay art), Sikki craft (articles made out of sikki grass …