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the vital goods and services mountains provide are essential for sustainable development across the globe. Further, major global events in 2015 – the Third UN World Conference on Disaster

ICIMOD is a regional learning and knowledge sharing centre of the Hindu Kush Himalayas searving Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – based in Kathmandu.

The 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

ICIMOD is a regional learning and knowledge sharing centre of the Hindu Kush Himalayas searving Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – based in Kathmandu.

ICIMOD is a regional learning and knowledge sharing centre of the Hindu Kush Himalayas searving Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – based in Kathmandu.

On 9 December, ICIMOD observed International Mountain Day 2016 at its headquarters, focusing on the need to retain and employ cultural knowledge in Mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.

Policy workshop sets ground for a regional assessment of adaptation responses for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

The main objective of the country consultations is to integrate key national priorities and regional concerns into the formulation of the MTAP-IV (2018-22). The MTAP-IV document thus generated through regional member country consultations will

Mini-workshop: Enhancing resilience of mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayas - Meet ICIMOD and its Norwegian Partners

The proposed centre will promote the uptake of markets, industries and innovation for adapted sustainable energy mountain solutions through regional exchange and methodologies.

The study shows that the HKH remains energy-poor, with more than 80% of rural households still reliant on traditional solid biomass fuel for cooking and heating. This is causing enormous damage to the environment, triggering widespread harm to human

The centre will be part of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers (GN-SEC) which is coordinated by UNIDO in partnership with regional organizations. The network is currently supported by more than 89 energy ministers and/or heads

The international conference brings together scholars from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) and beyond to present state-of-the-art research on the theme of water and livelihood from mountain perspectives.

Winter 2014 was a particularly mild one in the Hindu Kush Mountains, raising optimism in farmers along the Sai River in District Gilgit, Pakistan, for an early spring and a long growing season with rich harvests.

The International Conference on Understanding Climate Change and Enabling Climate Action in Kathmandu, Nepal, saw the launch of two knowledge products developed under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP). These products

Santosh Nepal, a water and climate specialist at ICIMOD, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Young Science and Technology Award’ by the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). The award was handed over by the Nepali prime minister Pushpa

Promoting tourism in parts of the HKH has emerged as a promising avenue for development, but one that requires careful attention to the landscapes in which communities hope to attract increasing numbers of travelers. While the increased tourist

is especially acute in the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains, which are home to 210 million people and provide water to over 1.3 billion

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Experts come together to find climate change adaptation solutions beyond boundaries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas