Archive | March, 2014
Lhakpa and his son

Viewpoint From a Nepali Herder

  Lhakpa Gurung and his son near materials for predator proofing corrals (photo: SLC/NTNC)   Lhakpa Gurung, a local herder from a remote Samdzong village in  Mustang, owns 400 sheep and goats, 4 horses and 5 cows. “Snow lepard makes us poor people even poorer,” he complains.  “It  massacres our sheep and goats when it more »