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and consequently, a lot of water resources projects are being planned and constructed. Unfortunately, the country still takes the conventional project-by-project approach to development, which has
prepared as part of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP)
Nepal attempt to transform water management through water use master plans Villages in the Koshi River basin have to contend with a myriad issues around water management, including how it is distributed, how much is distributed, and
A high-level delegation visited ICIMOD and CEAPRED’s pilot implementation on climate smart villages (CSV) in Patlekhet and Kalchebesi in Kavrepalanchok district.
SWFG operates in Kalchebesi, a small village of about 25 households situated in Patlekhet, a village development committee in Kavre District. The village is located 46 kilometres east of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Most of the people here
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is one of the most dynamic, diverse, and complex mountain systems in the world, providing fresh water resources to more than 210 million people in the mountains and 1.3 billion people downstream.
Koshi Basin Programme hosts a National Consultation workshop in China and revisits its impact pathway to ensure common understanding and plan for knowledge management strategies and research uptake
solutions around water security and water-induced disasters in the Koshi basin, specialists from the Koshi region gathered in Patna, Bihar on 4 February 2016 for a two-day forum. After years of devastating floods in southern Nepal and
and Jobs – Empowering Young Professional’ was the theme for the 2016 World Water Day celebration program, highlighted the relationship between Water and the employability agenda in the quest for mountain development and sustainable
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is organizing a three-day training workshop entitle, “Application of LEAP – IBC (Long-range Energy Alternatives
The ICIMOD ‘Springshed approach’ is an initiative to understand the hydrogeological perspective of springs, the current demand and supply pattern, and existing local management practices, if any, at a landscape scale to use that science and
The Indus River Basin is shared by four countries Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, with the largest portions of the basin lying in Pakistan (52%) and India (33%). The main river originates at Lake Ngangla Rinco on the Tibetan Plateau in the
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
National REDD+ Strategy is being formulated to meet the requirements prescribed by the UNFCCC. The strategy will also outline the process for developing three remaining prerequisites of REDD+: the National forest reference level, National
With warming in the HKH being higher than the global average (ICIMOD, 2007), climate induced natural hazards are likely to be exacerbated, including severe glacial melting and the formation of glacial lakes and, GLOFs.
was launched during the 13th National Handicraft Exhibitionat Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 5th May 2016. Dignitaries and guests from the Ministry of Commerce,
Countries in the Himalayan and downstream areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayas need to strengthen their collaboration to address food, water and energy issues. Unless this happens, the region’s agricultural development could be at risk.