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Colombo, Sri Lanka (July 6, 2017) – Sri Lanka has hosted a ground-breaking meeting to strengthen knowledge and support collective efforts on tackling climate change adaptation and other water-related challenges in the Indus Basin, home to more
The Upper Indus Basin Network and Indus Forum Collaboration Meeting was held at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 22 to 25 May 2017. A majority of the workshop participants
The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) Steering Group met at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 13 March 2017 to discuss HUC
A day-long long national level campaign to promote tourism in Bahundangi was held 13 April 2016 in Bahundangi, Jhapa. The campaign was organized by the Mini Mountain Picnic Spot and Tourism Development Committee.
Bhutan has achieved very good results in the REDD+ Himalaya programme. This mission will validate them and see the results first hand. The country is mature in terms of programme implementation and has moved swiftly to use its budget.
Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), there is a requirement for countries prior to seeking result-based financing to show how all the social and environmental safeguards presented in the Cancun Safeguards are
The main objective of this course is to familiarize facilitators with the rigorous steps and procedures that will need to be followed while developing a DRAP for Ilam.
he Indus Basin is a key resource shared by Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan. Rising in the Tibetan Plateau in China and fed by tributaries from the Hindu Kush, Karakoram, and Himalayan ranges, some 300 million people live within the basin
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan, the World Bank and Water and Environment Forum (WEF), organised a three days national conference on
Actively involved in Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) development since Conference of the Parties 13 (COP 13), Nepal is the recipient of international assistance to prepare for the implementation of REDD+,
The theme this year is ‘Water for Development’. Based on this theme, ICIMOD will be co-convening two sessions on 25 August. The first, ‘Water: A Domestic Goddess’, from 11:00-12:30, will explore the challenges and innovation in water supply
Eye on Asia: More Players, Smarter Rules, Better Outcomes- 2013 World Water Week
World Environment Day 2014
Partnership Secretariat, the World Bank, UNEP, and others on the sideline of UNFCCC COP17 in Durban, South Africa on Sunday, 4 December 2011. Attended by more than 100 participants from all the mountains of the globe – among them policy
ICIMOD highlights water dynamics, cooperation, and sustainable agriculture and hydropower development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas at 2013 World Water Week
Private sector entities play a key role in helping realize the potential for sustainable economic growth and resilience when they are in line with national sustainable development and climate resilient objectives. To rigorously enhance successful
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.
In the floodplain Bakdhuwa village development committee of Saptari district, eastern Nepal, local communities often face challenges related to water and disaster management. Most of the communities there depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.
An event to inaugurate the Ratna Park Air Quality Monitoring (AQM) Station and the US Embassy AQM System was held on 14 March 2017, organized jointly by the Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE), the International Centre for Integrated
The 2015 Gorkha earthquake and its repeated aftershocks not only triggered thousands of landslides, but also weakened the soil and destabilized Nepal’s steep slopes. The 2015 monsoon was anticipated to further weaken the slopes and trigger