In Afghanistan, SERVIR provides technical assistance to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) by improving the use of technology in water resources, agriculture water use, and irrigation management and decision making. Additionally, the project seeks to:
Training and capacity building are integral parts of the SERVIR-HKH initiative. The initiative organizes trainings in the development and use of science applications for partner institutions and end users to maximize the benefit of Earth observation information and geospatial technology in the region. The initiative provides technical support and conducts customized trainings and shares opportunities according to the need of its regional partners.READ MORE
11 Sep 2017
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has been awarded the Asia Geospatial Leadership Award for Sustainable Community Development in acknowledgement of its long-standing contributions to promoting and using geospatial technologies in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.
Within the framework of the global SERVIR program, the overall objective of SERVIR-HKH is to increase sustainable use of Earth observation information and geospatial technology in development decision-making in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), together with the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI), the US SilvaCarbon and SERVIR programme, is organizing the second GFOI Capacity Building Summit from 18–21 September 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) and the Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA), in partnership with the United States Embassy in Nepal and the International Centre for Mountain Development (ICIMOD), are jointly organizing the Miss Tech 2017 programme.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in partnership with the Institute of Remote Sensing, Jahangirnagar University (IRS-JU), will conduct a five-day training workshop on the Google Earth Engine (GEE) platform at the university campus in Dhaka, Bangladesh, under its SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIR-HKH) Initiative.