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2 Jan 2020 Blog
Experiences from the Third International REDD+ Training at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand

When I confirmed my participation at the third International REDD+ training at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand, ...

2 Aug 2019 Cryosphere
Keeping track of our melting glaciers

I have been part of expeditions to the Khumbu Glacier in the Everest region since 2016. It is quite a ...

17 Jun 2019 Blog
We are what we consume

Calling cigarettes “torches of freedom” does not seem like a good marketing ploy by any stretch of the imagination. But ...

12 Jun 2019 Blog
ICIMOD supports efforts to integrate the use of geoinformatics into biodiversity conservation in West Bengal, India

Wildlife monitoring and the management of protected areas can benefit tremendously from the use of geospatial tools. With this in ...

22 May 2019 Blog
International Day for Biological Diversity 2019 “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”

Freshwater fish and fishing communities of the Hindu Kush Himalaya: looking at an oft-neglected ecological and livelihood challenge It would not ...

19 May 2019 Blog
Stepping up to the plate: Rediscovering wild edible plants for food, nutrition, and resilience in Nepal

For the Chepang, a highly marginalized indigenous community that primarily inhabits the ridges of the Mahabharat mountain range in Nepal, ...

2 May 2019 Blog
Promoting SPIPs with a gendered focus paying dividends

Solar-powered irrigation pumps (SPIPs) are visibly helping balance gender inequalities in agricultural participation and access to finance and land ownership ...

24 Apr 2019 Blog
Breaking the glass ceiling in Pakistan

Some people argue that there are meaningful differences between women and men and that these are the source of gender ...

24 Apr 2019 Blog
Homestays in Bhutan: A gateway for women’s empowerment and gender equality

The homestay business in Haa dzongkhag (district), along Bhutan’s western border, has been transforming women’s roles in rural Bhutan. Seventy-year-old ...