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Poverty and vulnerability assessment

Poverty and Vulnerability Analysis (PVA)

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

Discussing solutions around water security and water-induced disasters in the Koshi basin, specialists from the Koshi region gathered in Patna, Bihar on 4 February 2016 for a two-day forum. After years of devastating floods in southern Nepal and

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

The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is prone to natural hazards. Climate change and its impacts exacerbate this susceptibility. Floods and flash floods are major natural hazards in the HKH and are catastrophic to downstream communities. Many rivers and

Workshop on constructing a mountain-specific Livelihood Vulnerability Index

Methodology of Poverty and Vulnerability Analysis

Partners in Poverty and Vulnerability Analysis

HI-AWARE Researchers Learn about Climate Vulnerability Issues in the Nepal Part of the Gandak Basin

International conference on Addressing Poverty and Vulnerability in the HKH

Local Stakeholder Consultation on the Action Research to Build the Adaptive Capacity of the Migrant Sending Households in the Flood Affected Rural Communities

Workshop on the Action Research Design to Build the Adaptive Capacity of the Migrant Sending Households in the Flood Affected Rural Communities

A 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

The experiences and lessons learned from this project have been encapsulated in three publications, including policy guidelines, a training manual, project learning, and in a documentary film which hopes to help policy makers and rural development


To encourage growth that is green, people-friendly and sustainable, ICIMOD collaborated with the Government of Myanmar to craft an Ecotourism Policy and Management Strategy for Protected Areas, which lays out a strategy for promoting tourism and

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The increased participation of women in economic activities is perceived to be a sign of empowerment. Development targets such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the current Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasise on the

20. PVAT
of mountain poverty and vulnerability, the Poverty and vulnerability Assessment Tool (PVAT) was developed to capture the micro-level perspective of mountain peoples’ experiences with poverty and