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community-based flood early warning system (CB-FEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies. It’s managed by the communities themselves and, if properly designed and implemented, can make the

Spring management

Winter 2014 was a particularly mild one in the Hindu Kush Mountains, raising optimism in farmers along the Sai River in District Gilgit, Pakistan, for an early spring and a long growing season with rich harvests.

ICIMOD along with key government organizations in the water supply sector was invited by the President of Nepal, Right Honorable Bidhya Devi Bhandari to a consultation meeting regarding the deteriorating water scarcity situation in many parts of

The Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) on Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) takes a research for development approach to address challenges in four major regions: the Ganges; the Nile-East Africa; the Volta-Niger; and

Much of the water originates around the highest mountains on earth, a region often called “the third pole” because of its immense concentration of snow and ice, the largest outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Relying on a complex interplay of

Snow

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

Eighty-plus policy maker and journalist participants from Afghanistan China, India and Pakistan, were present as Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan, Hafeez-ur-Rahman opened the International Conference on Climate and Environmental Change Impacts on

Koshi Basin Programme News

in East Asia Forum How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts 02 Feb 2017, Published in The Sangai Express How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts 02 Feb 2017, Published in Blogarama

in East Asia Forum How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts 02 Feb 2017, Published in The Sangai Express How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts 02 Feb 2017, Published in Blogarama

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Resilient mountain village

This component aspires to generate “cutting edge and integrated knowledge products” for addressing food, water, energy, and climate change issues for upstream and downstream basin populations

30 Jul 2015 Deepening spring hydrogeology knowledge 30 Jul 2015 ICIMOD’s REDD+ Himalaya initiative kicks off in Nepal 30 Jul 2015 Emission study to close data gaps 30 Jul 2015 springshed development in the Himalayas discussed 29 Jul

17. News
News

Upstream and downstream are connected. So are natural resources and human livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development

19. Blog
Blog

in Sindupalchok district, nearly 40 kms south of the Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, still remain visible as constant reminder of the devastating landslide on 2 August 2014. The disaster killed 145 people including