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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

vast amount of data about the Koshi River Basin is now at your fingertips, even in the field from a mobile phone. It has long been a challenge for users working on transboundary issues to find reliable data that doesn’t stop at borders, which

specific research and data gaps by mapping existing knowledge related to climate change in the Indus basin, and by supporting evidence based development in communities across the

specific research and data gaps by mapping existing knowledge related to climate change in the Indus basin, and by supporting evidence based development in communities across 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.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) identifies drought as one of the major Climate risks in south Asia. The report projects that Climate change will affect food security by the middle of the 21st

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

by processing and analysing data which can be re-used

data is scarce in high-elevation environments, and detailed imagery and repeat digital elevation models of debris-covered glaciers have not been made publically available until now. The Cryosphere Initiative at the International

data. Small data. Spatial data. Socio-economic data. Time-series data. data in the cloud. data on the ground. No matter what data you collect or what field you work in, if you have data it will require analysis. This four-day training will

people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely increase

“Himalayan 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

The adverse impacts of environmental shocks and stressors will be disproportionately high in developing countries, especially among the poor and vulnerable populations. People will respond to these impacts with a combination of in-situ and ex-situ

Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment, and Impacts on Livelihood was organized in Kathmandu from 10-12 January 2017. The three-day event brought together 300 national and 100 international scientists, policy makers, and

Climate 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

(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

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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

This training aims to train relevant professionals from ICIMOD and selected partner institutions and SERVIR-hubs on sentinel satellite data analysis for various applications.

Managing Nepal’s growing air pollution crisis requires continuous monitoring of air quality at many locations. This information is needed for public decision making to reduce exposure to hazardous air pollution, to identify the most cost-effective