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Deteriorating air quality in Nepal and its adverse effects on health and daily activities of the public has drawn the attention of various stakeholders.

For many, mountains evoke powerful emotions with their breathtaking landscapes that inspire wonder. Mountains cover nearly 27% of the world’s land surface and directly support 22% of the world’s people. They serve as water towers to the world,

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of hill folk can reduce adverse climate impact’ 11 Dec 2016, Published in News Track India ‘Native wisdom of hill folk can reduce adverse climate impact’ 11 Dec 2016, Published in Business Standard ‘Native wisdom of hill folk can

of hill folk can reduce adverse climate impact’ 11 Dec 2016, Published in News Track India ‘Native wisdom of hill folk can reduce adverse climate impact’ 11 Dec 2016, Published in Business Standard ‘Native wisdom of hill folk can

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Wise use of wetlands

Air pollution has become part of life for people across large parts of Asia. Thick smog chokes cities and their inhabitants as black exhaust from diesel engines clogs the air on daily commutes.

Raising the voice of the mountains at UNFCCC COP 20

Something as basic as ensuring that there are no contaminants in the water we drink can drastically improve human health and well-being. Keeping this in mind, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Myanmar

Ice and Water

Studies show that using more efficient technologies, mainly during the firing of bricks, can reduce pollutant emissions by 10–50%, depending on the process, scale and fuel used. The Brick Production Initiative (BPI) of the Climate and Clean Air

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

ICIMOD participates in the roundtable meetings on DRR in New Delhi, India

World Environment Day 2014

The SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI), an apex body of private sector in South Asia, realises that climate change triggered water scarcity and natural disasters may pose serious threats for human life and livelihoods...

2013 Monsoon Floods in Nepal and India: What happened and what could have been done?

Floods are a major disaster in the Hindu Kush Himalaya during monsoon season. Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.

Panel discussion with International and Regional Experts on Climate Change and its Relevance to Us

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