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Collaboration for Conservation and Development along the Northern Section of the China-Myanmar
Created in 1948, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), an international organisation dedicated to finding ‘pragmatic solutions to the most pressing environment and development challenges’.
The Kangchenjunga Landscape (KL) spreads over an area of 25,085.8 sq.km that is home to 7.2 million people. Nepal covers 21% of total KL area and is home to 11% of the total landscape population.
The innovative process, named Landscape Journey, offers a multidisciplinary team to connect with nature, culture, society, build a shared sustainable vision, and develop integrated and collective actions. The trip is a tool based on the simple
Nature camp is a long-term strategy to provide nature-based experiences to all school going children at least once during their schooling.
A half-day workshop to explore how nature camp and environmental issues could be better incorporated within the National Education System in Nepal took place 4 July 2016.
To encourage growth that is green, people-friendly and sustainable, ICIMOD collaborated with the Government of Myanmar to craft an Ecotourism Policy and Management Strategy for Protected Areas, which lays out a strategy for promoting tourism and
together with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), celebrated the International Biodiversity Day in Kabul on 23 May 2016, with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and
The WED 2016 campaign aims to raise awareness of the far-reaching nature of wildlife crime. The slogan for this year’s WED is ‘Go Wild for Life’. It seeks to encourage people to change their habits to reduce the demand for illegal wildlife
A team of scientists recently visited the landslide dam in Chin State, Myanmar to assess the risk associated with the dam and to develop a comprehensive management plan. Conditions of the lake, landslide dam features, dam materials, the river course
Every year, the people who make ICIMOD’s programmes happen in each country – from development partners to policy makers to researchers – come together to showcase their work, engage in dialogue, explore potential partnerships, and build
Several technologies like solar photovoltaic home sets, solar lights, solar cookers and improved cook stoves are popular among the people in these project areas. The study recommends upscaling and replication of the successes of the project to other
together with the Wildlife Conservation Society, United Nations Environment Programme, and UK Department for International Development, supported the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA Afghanistan) to celebrate the World Environment
On a mid-February visit to Thimpu and the Gyelyong Tshokhang (National Assembly of Bhutan), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s (ICIMOD) Dr Eklabya Sharma, Director Programme Operations and Dr Golam Rasul, Theme Leader,
ICIMOD’s new publication launched on National Conservation Day
China, India and Nepal Strengthen Cooperation to Conserve the Kailash Sacred Landscape
China, India and Nepal draft Regional Cooperation Framework for Conservation in the Kailash Sacred Landscape
It has been agreed upon that a Community Information Resource Centre (CIRC) will be established in Wa San Dum, a village in Myanmar’s Putao district. The centre has been envisioned as a government-led, community-managed institution that hosts four
Events of Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative