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The action research explores how remittances can be used by households to improve their ability to prepare and respond to disasters and reduce vulnerability.

Migration and Remittances

As a result of ICIMOD’s work on migration with the University of Sussex in the UK, the UK Foresight Committee contacted University of Sussex and ICIMOD to jointly prepare a policy discussion paper for the European Commission on ‘Migration as an

Migration and Remittances

Workshop on Climate Change, Remittances, and Adaptation in Upper Assam

The Indian butter tree is a superb multitasker. It controls erosion, grows in poor soil, its seeds are made into butter, its flowers make a tasty honey – and it can help farmers out of poverty. That’s why it’s earned a role in value chain

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) on 14 July at ICIMOD’s headquarters in Nepal. Judith Karl,

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Migration and Adaptation

Dec 2016, Published in The Financial Express Govt to fully implement CHT peace accord: Gowher 04 Dec 2016, Published in boishakhinews.net बनेपामा सुरुभयो जलवायुमैत्री

Roundtable explores links between migration and adaptation

Women learn to invest in flood preparedness

Jul 2016, Published in The Financial Express NASA, USAID Open Environmental Monitoring Hub in West Africa 16 Jul 2016, Published in Imperial Valley News Connecting space to village in West Africa 15 Jul 2016, Published in phys.org NASA,

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Capacity building

Around 15 per cent of the world’s estimated 105 million labour migrants come from Himalayan countries, where their earnings contribute so strongly to the economy that in Nepal alone remittances make up a quarter of GDP.

The impact of ICIMOD’s work in 2015 is visible in its ability to work with its member countries to respond to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the

18. HICAP
HICAP is a pioneering collaboration among three organizations – CICERO, ICIMOD, and GRID-Arendal – aimed at contributing to enhanced resilience of mountain communities, particularly women, through improved understanding of vulnerabilities,

The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.

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