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The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is one of the most dynamic, diverse, and complex mountain systems in the world, providing fresh water resources to more than 210 million people in the mountains and 1.3 billion people downstream.

As a young girl growing up in the hilly Dapcha Kashikhanda municipality, Sushila Adhikari remembers her local pond Daraune Pokhari. It used to be much larger than it is today.

ICIMOD Feature Story for World Water Day 2014: Water and Energy

Training on hydrogeology to enhance the capacity for springwater management in mid hills of the Hindu Kush Himalayas

A project in Nepal’s middle hills works to address problems of water scarcity

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The training touched on the importance of groundwater in the Himalayan region; understanding rocks, aquifers, and mountain springs; application of hydrogeology for understanding spring systems...

Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIP) provides an alternative technology that has been tested widely in the region and has been found to be a technically proven and workable solution and is suited for all categories of farms – large holder, small

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

How big earthquakes rattle spring dynamics

Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal

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In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and

Nepal is going through a phase of economic development, and consequently, a lot of water resources projects are being planned and constructed. Unfortunately, the country still takes the conventional project-by-project approach to development, which

Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions.

Surface Water Regimes and Groundwater Resources: Connecting the Dots 19 Dec 2016, Published in newsnature Himalayan Glaciers, Changing Surface Water Regimes and Groundwater Resources 19 Dec 2016, Published in e-NewsDesk Agroforestry model

Surface Water Regimes and Groundwater Resources: Connecting the Dots 19 Dec 2016, Published in newsnature Himalayan Glaciers, Changing Surface Water Regimes and Groundwater Resources 19 Dec 2016, Published in e-NewsDesk Agroforestry model

Surface Water Regimes and Groundwater Resources: Connecting the Dots 20 Dec 2016, Published in BRT Nepal EDITORIAL: Harvest rainwater 20 Dec 2016, Published in The Himalayan Times Himalayan Glaciers, Changing Surface Water Regimes and

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