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Coping with climate change

Wednesday, 31 March 2010
As weather becomes more unpredictable, some farmers cope by switching to bananas, as Nepalese farmers have done. IRIN, the humanitarian news and analysis service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, recently reported on a Nepalese farmer who doubled his income after starting a banana farm. The Guardian has also reported a similar story of farmers diversifying into bananas.