Activities in an integrated agricultural system are by their nature cross-cutting and often interactive and interdependent. The activities at the ICIMOD Knowledge Park at Godavari are linked within a holistic approach that covers a broad range of the possibilities for livelihood – and quality of life – improvement of mountain farmers, especially those in the mid-hill areas of the HKH region. For purposes of description, the activities are classified broadly under the following headings, but many have multiple functions, and/or are directly interlinked with each other. The major areas of activities are