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

Mountains in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are ‘water towers’, which provide water and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy to 1.3 billion people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely

mountains and downstream. Adaptation

and Climate Change adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) Initiative is financed by the European Union and aims to support poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in mitigating and adapting


Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) Research on Glacier and Snowpack Dependent River Basins for Improving Livelihoods” is a five year study that ICIMOD is leading with its partners in four river basins namely Indus, Upper

and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) successfully organized an exposure visit to Bhutan from 23–28 July 2017 for

and climate change adaptation, Himalica supported the implementing partner organizations – the Environment Conservation and Development Forum in

The national expert symposium on ‘Ecosystem based adaptation: practices, challenges and opportunities in Pakistan’ will gather researchers, practitioners and managers to discuss existing best practices on Ecosystem...

Adaptation to Change

The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are crucially important region for the world. These mountains serve as the ‘Water Towers of Asia’, providing water to over 1.3 billion people, and a number of other services, including food, biodiversity, and

Adaptation knowledge gaps have been identified, repeatedly, as a barrier to widespread and successful Adaptation actions. The Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI) recognises this challenge. Initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention

– a research programme on adaptation, water, and resilience in glacier and snowpack dependent river basins of the region – brought together policy makers and practitioners from Nepal for a two-day workshop to share initial results of

to climate change and adaptation in the Indus River basin participated in dynamic discussions at the

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in China with Focus on Yunnan. More than 30 representatives from

Action for Adaptation: Bringing climate change science to policy makers

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

Experts working across the Indus River Basin came together during a three-day policy conference 23–25 July 2014 in Islamabad to discuss the impacts of climate change on mountain people, and the challenges and opportunities for policy and action to

Climate Change in Downstream Areas of the Indus River Basin: Local Perceptions and Adaptation Measures

South Asia media workshop calls for better understanding and increased attention on adaptation to climate change