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Strengthening mountain livelihood opportunities
Non-farm livelihood promotion
are the sole source for livelihood opportunities. Be it in the form of wild shrubs like Daphne papyracea and Daphne bholua that can be used to make paper or Gossypium
Gender and socially inclusive local water use master plans supported by ICIMOD and HELVETAS in pilot VDCs are inspiring many communities in watershed areas to simulate the initiative
The aim of the workshop is to build better understanding of on-going interventions related to climate change adaptation and livelihoods in Himalica pilot sites.
Private sector engagement
Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) pilot project in Myanmar has facilitated linkage between private sector actors and communities. This is expected to overcome key constraints in ginger value chain
Opportunities and Challenges in Conserving Biodiversity in Transboundary Landscapes
The national expert symposium on ‘Ecosystem based adaptation: practices, challenges and opportunities in Pakistan’ will gather researchers, practitioners and managers to discuss existing best practices on Ecosystem...
The Hindu Kush Himalayas are a hot spot of climate change. There is already evidence of major changes affecting mountain areas, with potentially devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of people in the mountains and downstream. Adaptation
Consultative Workshop on Understanding Drivers of Ecosystem Change and Livelihoods in the Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan
Migration and Remittances
Mountains cover 22 percent of the world’s land surface and are home to some 915 million people, representing 13 percent of global population. With an area coverage of four million square kilometres, the Hindu Kush Himalayan region provides home to
a core approach for livelihood enhancement, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has adapted the value chain approach. Since its inception, AdaptHimal (Enhancing Adaptation Capacity and Resilience of the Poor to
Promoting mountain products for better livelihoods