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13 Jan 2020 | News
International forum spotlights need for collaborative, transdisciplinary cryosphere research in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

One hundred and twenty leading experts, practitioners, and stakeholders from the region and beyond attended the three-day forum. They discussed ...

13 Jan 2020 | News
Long-term cryosphere monitoring programme in Pakistan seeks to understand and protect glaciers

ICIMOD’s Cryosphere Initiative – supported by the Government of Norway and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation – has ...

10 Jan 2020 | News
Changing the way we think about and act on waste

The conference was organized to identify issues, bottlenecks, and areas requiring immediate attention in solid waste management and to explore ...

20 Dec 2019 | Press releases
In service of mountains and people

Breaker of taboos Didar Ali, one of the founding members of the Bulbulik Heritage Centre in Gulmit, Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan, has dedicated himself to ...

19 Dec 2019 | News
ICIMOD showcases its Regional Database System at the Open Data Expo

The expo also saw participation from open data initiatives/collectives – Clean Up Nepal, Open Knowledge Nepal, 

19 Dec 2019 | News
Promoting local food systems and food-based value chain in the Far-Eastern Himalayan Landscape

The workshop involved 30 participants (including 10 women) from government bodies, academia, I/NGOs, the private sector, and communities ...

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Scientists Rank World’s Most Important, Most Threatened Mountain Water Towers

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29 Nov 2019 | News
Draft FABKA roadmap highlights future as an independent legal entity

Also in October 2019, members conducted the 4th FABKA meeting in Pokhara where, following rigorous discussions, a roadmap was developed ...

29 Nov 2019 | News
Incubation centre established for R&D of the brick sector in Nepal

The incubation centre will strengthen FNBI’s Technical Resource Development Committee (TRDC), and enable R&D for the continuous refinement of brick ...

4 Oct 2019 | News
Building air quality monitoring skills within the HKH to ensure reliable data generation

ICIMOD’s Atmosphere Initiative together with government counterparts (the Department of Environment in Nepal and the National Environment Commission in Bhutan) ...

30 Sep 2019 | News
Himalayan large black cardamom: Geographical indication key to developing value chain in the Kangchenjunga Landscape

During the workshop, Kinlay Tshering, Director of the Department of Agriculture, Bhutan, emphasized the need to capitalize on the unmet ...

30 Sep 2019 News
Adopting a flagship species approach to conserve biodiversity and habitats in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

An international workshop on the conservation of flagship species and their habitats in the HKH region was held from 28 ...

27 Sep 2019 News
Experts from riparian countries discuss regional cooperation and strategic direction for the Upper Indus Basin Network

The transboundary Indus River basin serves as an important source of water for human consumption, agriculture, energy production, and industrial ...

24 Sep 2019 KDKH
Country Chapter for the Koshi Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Hub to be developed

A recent UNESCAP disaster risk-focused report has identified transboundary river basins in South Asia as disaster hotspots. One such area ...

13 Sep 2019 News
Towards data-driven hydropower development in Nepal

Countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region have been endowed with immense hydropower generation potential, but the changing climate and ...