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ICIMOD’s work in India to develop the value chain for tulsi made notable strides this year as farmers moved beyond basic production and enhanced their capacities in product improvement and marketing, which meant more profit for rural women.
International Women’s Day 2014 Celebration at ICIMOD
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
Mountains offer ideal conditions for hydropower, but uneven distribution of benefits can lead to friction between communities and project developers. ICIMOD set out to learn what works and doesn’t work by undertaking the first comprehensive
ICIMOD’s Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI), in partnership with the Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA), has identified kidney bean production as an income generating option to improve the
Key activities - Bees and Pollination Portal
Allo (Girardinia diversifolia), or Himalayan nettle, is traditionally used in Nepal to make cloth. Its bark contains fibres that are strong and smooth, with a silky lustre.
Today the group is selling allo thread at NPR 1,100 per kilogramme, an increase of NPR 300 per kilogramme (27%). The intervention addressed KLSCDI’s Nepal target output: to strengthen pro-poor and inclusive value chains addressing income
economic empowerment of women in Bangladesh: ADB 19 Jul 2017 Transboundary data sharing helps Bangladesh prepare for floods 15 Jul 2017 Wild animals search for food in villages of Bangladesh's hilly regions 05 Jul 2017 Rampal plant