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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 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 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

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

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

HI-AWARE – 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

potential, but the changing climate and likely changes in the hydrological regime may pose a risk to future hydropower development. The changing probabilities and magnitudes of extreme events can place an additional risk

A field team was soon on its way, an example of the quick response to the needs of its regional member countries that ICIMOD is poised to provide. The scientific team, put together by the SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative and Cryosphere Monitoring

On 3 and 4 July 2017 the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) organized the International Symposium on Funding Science and People Cooperation for a Prosperous Belt and Road in Beijing. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain

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

International Expert Consultation on Mountains and Climate Change

Challenges of Climate Change in the Mountains Highlighted in Cancun

HICAP Conference on Climate Change Adaptation: Priorities for Research, Policy, and Practices in Northeast India

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) organized a day-long consultation and user engagement

Radio Interview: Climate Change and Adaptation in Nepal

The conference, held from 16 to 19 February, brought together more than 80 researchers, policy makers, journalists, and practitioners from the four countries sharing the Indus basin, as well as international experts and representatives of

a certificate programme on climate change, which is part of Chitwan district’s 2073-2074 (2016-2017) annual programme, took place in Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal from 15-16 March 2016. The programme was organized by the Chitwan District

The Nansen Initiative is a state-led, bottom-up consultative process intended to build consensus on the development of a protection agenda that addresses the needs of people displaced across international borders in the context of drought, flooding

ICIMOD hosts session on Building Climate Change Resilience at the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit

Food security