The Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) is a collaborative and policy-relevant applied research programme, contributing to enhanced resilience to climate change... 



    • To reduce uncertainty through the development of  scenarios for climate and for water availability and demand, customized and downscaled for parts of the Brahmaputra, Ganges, and Indus river basins
    • To develop knowledge on the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of and responses to climate change at local, national, and regional levels, and to enhance capacities to assess, monitor, and communicate them
    • To make concrete and actionable proposals for strategies and policies for adaptation, considering vulnerabilities, opportunities, and potentials, with particular reference to strengthening the role of women and local communities

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