Local Crop Project

Integrating Traditional Crop Genetic Diversity for Mountain Food Security

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Mandate Crops

The Local Crop Project focuses its research and promotion work on neglected and underutilized species specifically adapted to high mountain cold environments

Concepts & Tools

The project is utilizing and innovating on a variety of participatory tools and approaches for sustainable management of agrobiodiversity in the mountain environments

Project Sites

The project works in Humla, Jumla, Lamjung and Dolakha, four districts representing the different rainfed regimes of the mountain areas of Nepal spanning from the east to the western Himalayas

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