On 1 July 2017, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) integrated the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) into its roster of research and knowledge generation services.
ICIMOD DG inaugurates Nepal GIS Society office building
The Nepal GIS Society reconstructed the office space with generous support from ICIMOD and well-wishers. Advisors, members, and senior geo information (GI) professionals, and scientists, students, and representatives from government organizations attended the half-day event.
South-South Cooperation Key for Regional Mountain Issues
On 3 and 4 July 2017 the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) organized the International Symposium on Funding Science and People Cooperation for a Prosperous Belt and Road in Beijing. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and 30 other international organizations and national funding agencies were invited and participated in this important event.
Sri Lanka hosts meeting of minds on the Indus Basin
Colombo, Sri Lanka (July 6, 2017) – Sri Lanka has hosted a ground-breaking meeting to strengthen knowledge and support collective efforts on tackling climate change adaptation and other water-related challenges in the Indus Basin, home to more than 300 million people.
International Conference on Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia
Climate change and other drivers of change in the HKH have already begun to impact ecosystems and communities and often manifest in communities through an increasing vulnerability and exposure to natural disasters such as floods, droughts, and landslides. There is a need to strengthen approaches for building resilience in the mountains, as resilience is required for achieving many of the SDGs, and neglecting mountain resilience will inevitably lead to sustainability challenges in the plains.
Dr David James Molden joined ICIMOD as Director General with effect from December 2011 ...
Deputy Director General
Basanta Raj Shrestha
Director Strategic Cooperation
Director Administration and Finance
Mr Shekhar Ghimire is a Nepalese national, born and raised in Kathmandu. After completing a university degree in Business Administration in Nepal, he studied Chartered Accountancy in New Delhi, India ...
Laurie Ann Vasily
Head Knowledge Management and Communication/Senior KM Specialist
Dr Laurie Ann Vasily joined ICIMOD as Head of Knowledge Management and Communication in January 2017 ...
Prior to joining ICIMOD, Dr Aditi was a Senior Researcher at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), based at Colombo, Sri Lanka and then at New Delhi, India ...
Dr Wu Ning, a Chinese national, joined ICIMOD in October 2011 ...
Regional Programme Manager
Mats Eriksson joined ICIMOD in December 2016 as the Regional Programme Manager for the Regional Programme on Cryosphere and Atmosphere ...
Dr Dhrupad Choudhury, an Indian national, joined ICIMOD in March 2006 as Programme Coordinator of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Technical Assistance Grant Programme ...
Dr Golam Rasul, Theme Leader, Livelihoods, is a development economist. He is a national of Bangladesh ...