Programme Management Unit


1. Climate change scenarios
2. Water availability and demand scenario
3. Ecosystem services

4. Food security

5. Vulnerability and adaptation
6. Gender and adaptation
7. Communications and outreach

Regional and Cross Component Research and Action 
    * Names have been listed in alphabetical order by surname

    Partners and their roles 

    Partner organization Key role
    Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) Water availability and demand scenarios
    Asia International Rivers
    Center (AIRC)/Yunnan
    Climate scenarios,
    water demand scenario, food security and adaptation
    Chengdu Institute of Biology
    Ecosystem services
    Ecological Environment Protection Research Center, Yunnan Institute of Environmental Science Action Research on ecosystems,  vulnerability and adaptation in Dali area
    Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) Climate scenario, water demand scenario, food security
    Kunming Institute of Botany
    – including Centre for
    Mountain Ecosystem Studies
    Programme management, Support research on ecosystem services, food security, adaptation, gender
    Social Development Institute, Sichuan University Vulnerability and adaptation in Lhasa
    Women and Development Research Centre (WAD), Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) Labour migration, remittance, adaptation and gender
    Aaranyak, India Labour migration, remittance, adaptation, VACA survey and pilot studies
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi Water availability and demand scenarios
    Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Bangalore Vegetation modeling
    Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED) Climate Smart Villages implementation
    Koshi Victim Society (KVS), Nepal VACA survey
    South Asian Network of Environmental Economists (SANDEE) Ecosystem assessments
    Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI) Data collection and analysis, VACA survey
    World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Support HICAP in the Koshi basin, particularly for ecosystem services
    Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and NRM (WOCAN) Inputs on gender issues
    Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) VACA survey and other studies
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Water availability and demand scenarios
    Pakistan Agriculture Research Council  (PARC) Ecosystem services and assessments
    World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Ecosystem services and assessments
    Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR), Norway Development of climate scenarios
    FutureWater, the Netherlands Development of climate scenarios, hydrological projections
    International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands Institutional and policy analysis
    University of Sussex, United Kingdom Labour migration, remittance and adaptation


    中文信息 (Information in Chinese) 

    HICAP Promoter's Committee

    * The Promoter's Committee provides strategic direction and supervision for HICAP