New collaboration on the application of geospatial technologies between the Asian Institute of Technology and Management (AITM)
and ICIMOD will help efforts to tackle development and environmental challenges in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Prof. Sriram B Mathema, Chairperson of AITM, and Dr David Molden
, Director General of ICIMOD signed a letter of agreement on 13 November 2013 that outlines the new partnership. The main objective is to share knowledge and strengthen the capacity of AITM in building relevant tools and applications for the National Geospatial Platform through a one-year project. As a part of the project, ICIMOD and AITM will also jointly organize youth training events and workshop.