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With stirring images and stories from before and after the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake, director Pradip Pokhrel conveys a powerful story of loss, hope, and redemption in his hour-long documentary, “A Song for Barpak,” which has earned the
The success of efforts to protect transboundary ecosystems relies in part on building bridges of friendship and cooperation between neighbouring countries and people. Building those connections within the Karakoram-Pamir Landscape was the goal of a
ICIMOD and others marked International Mountain Day 2016 in Pokhara at the third annual Mountain Festival. The Nepal Mountaineering Association organized the two-day event on 11-12 at the International Mountain Museum.
Mountain Festival in Pakistan to Celebrate International Mountain Day
Domesticated yaks play an important role in the lives of mountain people living in high altitude regions in India and Nepal. These animals have historically been used to transport goods across mountain passes, and for their milk, meat and hide.
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.
Second National Women at Work Festival organized in Pakistan to Celebrate IWD 2013
theme for this year’s International Mountain Day is ‘Mountain Farming’. This is an opportunity to raise awareness about how mountain agriculture, which is predominantly family farming, has been a model for sustainable development for
International Mountain Day 2015 provides an occasion to highlight how mountain communities are protecting biodiversity by producing a large variety of typical products and providing crucial goods and services to all of us.
International Mountain Day 2014 Celebrations in ICIMOD’s Member Countries
Celebrating International Mountain Day 2013 – 11 December
Haa Valley, the Haa Summer Festival is a two-day celebration of local culture. Also known as the Monsoon Festival, the event takes place in the month of July each year. It
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) every year on 22 May. This year, along with the rest of the world, it is doing so under the theme “Biodiversity
in the Asian Rural Tourism Festival (ARTF), a week-long Festival organized to promote rural tourism activities across the India-Nepal border from 3-9 March 2017.