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Policy workshop sets ground for a regional assessment of adaptation responses for the Hindu Kush Himalaya
Supporting Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Action in the HKH region: Strengthening Communication Approaches for Science-Policy-Practice Interfacing
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
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
district is home to 422 community forestry user groups (CFUGs) and a majority of its forested area is comprised of community forests. From 2009 to 2013, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) implemented its
Workshop on the Action Research Design to Build the Adaptive Capacity of the Migrant Sending Households in the Flood Affected Rural Communities
Mountains in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are ‘water towers’, which provide water and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy to 1.3 billion people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely
Local Stakeholder Consultation on the Action Research to Build the Adaptive Capacity of the Migrant Sending Households in the Flood Affected Rural Communities
and climate change adaptation, Himalica supported the implementing partner organizations – the Environment Conservation and Development Forum in
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.
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,
ICIMOD and Green Governance Nepal have been supporting Dhankuta municipality to assess upstream-downstream linkages, possible payment and benefit sharing mechanisms, and also understanding value of ecosystem services, particularly water in the
An ICIMOD delegation participated in the Mountain Futures Conference: 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 aim of the workshop is to build better understanding of on-going interventions related to climate change adaptation and livelihoods in Himalica pilot sites.
The training was both theoretical and practical, as participants went out into the community of Udayapur to practice their skills.
A two-day workshop on ‘Empowering 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
and Climate Change Adaptation Programme in Myanmar since last two years. The programme aims to support vulnerable
Clean Energy Access for Mountain People