International Day for Biological Diversity: Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism
Promoting tourism in parts of the HKH has emerged as a promising avenue for development, but one that requires careful attention to the landscapes in which communities hope to attract increasing numbers of travelers. While the increased tourist visits will raise income levels and economic opportunity, communities will be challenged to accommodate that visitors sustainably, which is to say, with minimal impact on the resources and environment, including biological diversity.
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 ...
Regional Programme Manager
Mats Eriksson joined ICIMOD in December 2016 as the Regional Programme Manager for the Regional Programme on Cryosphere and Atmosphere ...
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. Dr ...
Dr Wu Ning, a Chinese national, joined ICIMOD in October 2011 ...
Head Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Farid Ahmad is Head of ICIMOD’s Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit ...