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institutes work regularly at high altitudes (between 4,000 to 6,000 meters) to collect data on glacier mass balance, snow, weather and
training on high altitude mountain medicine to prevent and treat altitude related sicknesses was organised by the Cryosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated mountain Development (ICIMOD) 15 January 2016 in ICIMOD
power and farmyard manure. High altitude meadows characterized as rangelands have been traditionally used by both wild and domestic
According to Buddhist belief, religion and the environment are intertwined. Bud-dhists believe religion is inextricable from the environment itself. Rites and rituals practiced in monasteries are believed to be influenced by the environment and vice
The way up to Rikha Samba is steep. Occasionally we encounter snow showers crossing over windy high passes, but always in high spirit.
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
Himalayas and adjacent mountain ranges are an important source of water for more than 25% of the global population. However, it is unknown how much snow and rain falls in those vast mountain ranges, because of the lack of observations and the
Though we at ICIMOD were pleased to co-host and organize this week’s IPCC gathering in Kathmandu, the message about climate change was rather grim. Unless we take action now, global temperature averages could rise above the 2 degree level set
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) on kiwi fruit cultivation and nursery propagation. In Islamabad, training was held to establish a
Mountain Environment Regional Information System
The proposed centre will promote the uptake of markets, industries and innovation for adapted sustainable energy mountain solutions through regional exchange and methodologies.
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) activities in Pakistan through exposure of policy makers was made to pilot projects in Upper Indus Basin (UIB), Gilgit Baltistan 20-22
News - Cryosphere Initiative
sector for sustainable mountain development 05 May 2017 Promoting the yak
International Conference on Mountain Waters and Livelihood, in conjunction with the Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) Annual Meeting 30 Oct 2017 - 01