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majestic Himalaya draws its name from snow. “Himalaya” is descriptive term in Sanskrit which translates to “abode of snow”. However, snow cover area is decreasing in Himalaya as it is the world over. Global warming is further
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Safeguards are procedures and approaches that ensure implementation of REDD+ activities by countries do no harm to people and the environment, and simultaneously enhance
REDD+ Himalaya Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) was formally launched during a kick-off and planning meeting on ‘REDD+ Himalayas: Developing and using experience in implementing REDD+ in the
According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the ‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon
Two transboundary initiatives in the eastern Himalayas moved ahead in 2015 with milestones that included pilot projects and the endorsement and implementation of regional cooperation frameworks (RCFs).
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge centre, engaged Nepali communities in carbon forestry in 2003 and later on implemented the REDD+ project 2009-2013.
A joint development initiative of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), SERVIR works in partnership with leading regional organisations worldwide to help developing
Policy workshop sets ground for a regional assessment of adaptation responses for the Hindu Kush Himalaya
Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition now in Germany
Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition on show in Berne, Switzerland
Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition draws the world’s attention to the impacts of climate change in the Himalayas
‘Connecting from Space to Village’ – enhancing understanding of climate change in the Himalayas
Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition draws attention to the impacts of climate change in the Himalayan region
Indigenous Honeybees and Honey Hunters of Himalayas: A case of Apis laboriosa in Kaski District of Nepal
The Himalayas: Upstream but Downwind
Sustainable Management of Beekeeping in Nepal: An Effort of ICIMOD
Scientists predict warmer and wetter Himalayas
The experiences and lessons learned from this project have been encapsulated in three publications, including policy guidelines, a training manual, project learning, and in a documentary film which hopes to help policy makers and rural development
Putting research in the heart of the Himalayas
Today, Dr Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), visited the ICIMOD to discuss the role of science and technology in development and to experience firsthand the dynamic tools.