* Motorbikes make up nearly 80% of Nepal's registered
DANG, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the eight years that Basudev Pokharel has worked as a forest guard, he has rarely seen a fire as huge as the one that raged through his village in western Nepal in March.
DHAMPUS, Nepal(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over the 12 years that Baburam Giri has worked as a hotel cook in the village of Dhampus - a major tourist draw with its views of the towering Annapurna mountain range - winters have become less snowy.
PYUTHAN, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ram Bahadur Rayamajhi worked in a furniture shop in India for nearly 15 years but returned to his home village in western Nepal's Pyuthan district several years ago, after suffering from a nerve problem.
NARAINAPUR, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As an exceptionally wet monsoon season caused floods and landslides across much of Nepal, Buddhi Prasad Chaudhary, a farmer in the west of the country, was harvesting his rice early, after drought left it suitable only for animal feed.
ILAM, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation - In the 25 years he has grown tea in eastern Nepal, Yuvraj Gautam never had a yield this low.
KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Nepali farmer Ganga Bahadur Sahi would go to India for six months a year to work as a labourer, earning money to feed his family of five.
PYUTHAN, Nepal, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two
months ago, Krishna Prasad Jaisi lost his job as a chef in
neighbouring India when the coronavirus pandemic shut down the
hotel where he worked. With the business still closed, he's
unsure he'll ever get his job back.
KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Prabina Maharjan, it started with a headache, which then turned into fever and body pain.
TANSEN, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In south-central Nepal's Palpa district, which spans from the country's hillsides to its southern lowlands, farmers can grow a huge range of crops, from coffee to paddy rice, lychees to wheat.