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particularly 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
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
entitled, Gender Analysis of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in China with Focus on Yunnan. More than 30 representatives from
Rural 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
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 Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), a global asset, is rich in cultural and biological diversity, and natural resources. It is also home to inaccessible, remote, and fragile regions where local populations live in poverty. Managing ecosystems in the
Change continued its roll across the Himalayas in 2015 with its arrival in New Delhi, launching the Indian segment of the open-ended initiative that combines an evolving exhibition with outreach, documentation, creative expression, and
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
journalists on reporting climate change adaptation was organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nyaung Shwe, Shan State, in collaboration with the Myanmar Institute for
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.
its mandate in developing an effective, sustainable network of universities in the HKH, in collaboration with academic, research and knowledge generating and exchange institutions both within and
+ Change - Indian Himalayan Region: Our Mountains, Our Future” initiative is an innovative, open-ended initiative to foster Climate Smart Communities throughout the Indian Himalayan region. Becoming Climate Smart requires increased
(four women and 20 men). Climate change effects were analyzed from the perspective of sustainable cardamom production and productivity. The implementation of Climate-resilient practices along the cardamom
changes happening in Himalayan Rivers has been widely discussed in last decades which ranges from single catchment to large river basins. These river basins are dependent on snow and glacier melt which has been largely used for agriculture,
International conference discusses effects of climate change
Conference on Understanding Climate Change and Enabling Climate Action in Kathmandu, Nepal, saw the launch of two knowledge products developed under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP). These products demonstrated
New Reports Identify Impacts of Climate Change on World’s Highest Mountains
Nurturing Seeds for Change in the Anthropocene, held in Kunming, China from 1–4 March 2016. The conference, co-organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain
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.