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in Koshi Basin has further increased flood damage. This new finding was based on a research by ICIMOD Koshi Basin Programme partner AN Sinha Institute of Social Science (ANSISS) Patna, India. The research was highlighted in India’s
The Expert Consultation Workshop on Improving Flood Risk Management in Bihar was organised by the Water Resources Department (WRD) of Bihar 18-19 February in Patna with support from the World Bank. International experts on flood forecasting, senior
Koshi Basin Programme News
Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal
1.4 km upstream from the Sun Koshi Hydropower project’s intake site. In an instant, a 1.9 km long slope of land perched 1,350 m above the river bed collapsed, burying
Discussions on the preliminary findings of a recent socio-economic survey conducted on 1,600 households in 11 districts around the Koshi embankments were held at a workshop in Patna, Bihar on 26 September...
By the mid-monsoon, flash floods of Bhote Koshi had already swept away more than 65 houses and placed 200 more at risk. With rains becoming heavier, further damage was expected.
A field team was soon on its way, an example of the quick response to the needs of its regional member countries that ICIMOD is poised to provide. The scientific team, put together by the SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative and Cryosphere Monitoring
A study finds that while environmental conditions in the Koshi basin are changing, constraints are keeping communities from fully adopting adaptation strategies
Koshi basin communities can now access up-to-date information on floods
Community-based flood early warning systems will help communities in the Koshi basin better prepare for a flood
A HI-AWARE team, together with local partners, undertook field visits to the Teesta and Gandaki basins in Nepal and India in the first quarter of 2015 to identify potential study sites as well as the major issues playing out in those sites.
Too Much or Too Little Water in the Himalayas
District, Pakistan; the Koshi basin, Nepal; Bihar, India; Assam, India; and Yunnan province, China) to document adaptation strategies at local or community level to
Two eyes on Asia - Living with too much and too little water in the Himalayan region
READ MORE Translating Koshi Basin Programme research into actionable policies 11 Oct 2015 Discussions on the preliminary findings of a recent socio-economic survey conducted on 1,600 households in 11 districts around the Koshi
18-22 July 2016. READ MORE Koshi Basin research highlighted in India’s largest selling daily 02 Sep 2016 Embankment in Koshi Basin has further increased flood damage. This new finding was based on a research by ICIMOD Koshi Basin Programme