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– 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
downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely increase
Livelihoods 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
Action for Adaptation: Bringing climate change science to policy makers
as part of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP)
Gender Analysis of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in China with Focus on Yunnan. More than 30 representatives from
In Udayapur district of Nepal, women generally haven’t had the same access to information, extension services, or opportunities to participate in government programmes and markets as men. However, rising outmigration of men demands that women
Policy workshop sets ground for a regional assessment of adaptation responses for the Hindu Kush Himalaya
The Himalaya are crucially important for India. Its mountains are ‘water towers’ that provide water to millions of people , and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy. However, the warming trend is comparably higher in the mountains
vulnerable to climate change. The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest concentration of
Eastern Himalayan countries discuss roadmap for regional action on adaptation to climate change
Supporting Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Action in the HKH region: Strengthening Communication Approaches for Science-Policy-Practice Interfacing
The certification programme seeks to build knowledge and capacity in local leaders, with a particular focus to assist poor and marginalized communities in preparing for future disasters.
The main output of the action research was a long-term micro-plan developed by the two communities with clear strategies to help improve their adaptive capacity.
are a hot spot of climate change. There is already evidence of major changes affecting mountain areas, with potentially devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of people in the mountains and downstream. Adaptation
Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) Programme, in partnership with Environment Conservation and Development Forum (ECDF) organised the
Women as Agents of Change’ to contextualise gender inequality, to identify and strengthen the perceptions of key stakeholders in strengthening women’s roles in decision-making processes, and to recognise women as
on issues related to climate change and adaptation in the Indus River basin participated in dynamic discussions at the
Many records indicate that the trend of rising temperatures is more significant in mountain regions than adjacent lowlands. Climate models also suggest that the future will bring greater temperature increase and more erratic precipitation.