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What do butterflies, rising rivers, unstable mountainsides, and the Sherpas of the Everest region have in common? All were the focus of new knowledge tools and applications honoured in 2015 with ICIMOD’s ICT for Mountain Development Award, which
Boru Douthwaite is a PhD in Agriculture (Technology Policy Analysis). He is an independent researcher and evaluator interested in understanding how research outputs and processes can be used to catalyse and bolster rural innovations.
forest fire information system complements the efforts of ICIMOD to provide timely information about forest fire incidents in Nepal to relevant officials in the forestry sector. ICIMOD’s current forest fire Information system uses
flood early warning system (CB-FEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies. It’s managed by the communities themselves and, if properly designed and implemented, can make the difference
ICIMOD and MoFSC launch near real-time forest fire alert system
A hazard is an agent that harms or damages life, health, property, or the environment. It can be either natural or attributable to an anthropogenic activity that results in imbalances in ecological cycles and ecosystems as a whole.
The aim of “research into use” at ICIMOD means generating knowledge and practices that develop capacity and drive innovation for addressing the challenges that face mountain people
Management (PRM) System Version 2.0 was launched coinciding with planning and review meeting of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICI-MOD) on 5 September by Board member Mr. Muhammad Abid Javed,
Evaluation of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) through participatory research and development
A vast amount of data about the Koshi River Basin is now at your fingertips, even in the field from a mobile phone. It has long been a challenge for users working on transboundary issues to find reliable data that doesn’t stop at borders, which
The Landscape Initiative for the Far-Eastern Himalayas (HI-LIFE) is a regional transboundary landscape conservation and development initiative jointly developed and implemented by partners from three countries - China, India, Myanmar, and the
and Young Innovations Pvt. Ltd. (YIPL) jointly organized a two-day event ‘International Space Apps Challenge’ (ISAC) in Kathmandu from 23 to 24 April 2016. This was the fourth time the two organizations collaboratively organized ISAC in
Tone Setting e-discussion: Regional Workshop on Strengthening Research Capacity of the HKH Universities and Research Institutions for Promoting Inclusive and Innovative Development in the HKH Region
The SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme has spurred innovative ways to help decision makers do everything, from expanding banana production to monitoring forest biomass from the sky.
The book will be the final volume in a planned trilogy presenting a comprehensive collection of scientific works on the practice of shifting cultivation, focusing on Asia and the Pacific. This final book will explore ways in which today’s shifting
More than 60 youth from diverse backgrounds came together in Kathmandu, Nepal, over the weekend to compete in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) International SpaceApps Challenge
The map uses L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar-2 (PALSAR-2) images from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Deteriorating air quality in Nepal and its adverse effects on health and daily activities of the public has drawn the attention of various stakeholders.