Annual Report 2015: Regional and Global Outreach

ICIMOD Joins India’s National Mission on Himalayan Studies 

The Government of India has enlisted the expertise of ICIMOD as part of its newly launched effort to protect the complex and fragile Himalayan ecosystem. 

The national Mission on Himalayan Studies, an initiative of India’s Ministry of environment, Forests and Climate Change, will address sustainable development by building scientific knowledge, expanding expertise, and finding workable and replicable solutions to issues impacting the Indian Himalayas. 

ICIMOD will sit on the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, where it will help to provide scientific and technical advice, make recommendations to the project steering committee, and advise the management team of the national Mission on Himalayan Studies on engagement and capacity development.