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High Altitude Wetlands

High altitude wetlands

Policy makers, experts, and practitioners from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) converged at a symposium held on the side lines of the 10th INTECOL International Wetland Conference in Changshu, China, from 19–24 September 2016.

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

CAS-ICIMOD Collaboration Project on Carbon Assessment and Ecosystem Management of High Altitude Peatlands Launched

Launch of Study to Assess Greenhouse Gas Emissions from High Altitude Peatlands

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

Ice and Water

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2016 Koshi Basin research highlighted in India’s largest selling daily 02 Sep 2016 KSLCDI partners come together to evaluate activities at annual review and planning workshop 01 Sep 2016 ICIMOD highlights Transboundary River Management

Agriculture ecosystem

Koshi Basin Programme News

ICIMOD Participates in the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Pastoralism and agro-pastoralism

Integrated Water and Hazard Management

- 22 Jan 2016 Training on high altitude mountain medicine 15 Jan 2016 - 16 Jan 2016 Introduction to Data Analysis with R 12 Jan 2016 - 15 Jan 2016 Mainstreaming gender and social inclusion in value chain development 15 Dec 2015 - 17 Dec

Within a short span the project results showed the vast potential for saving fuel and greenhouse gas emissions, reducing indoor air pollution, and freeing up time spent in collecting fuel, especially by women, for productive activities.

Expert Consultation on High-Altitude Rangelands and Their Interfaces