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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
One of the most important changes is that ICIMOD partners including researchers and government officials started to accept the importance of community participation and to encourage collaborative action in managing rangeland resources. It has
traditional landscape of yak herders and agriculturalists in the southwest corner of the Tibeten Autonomous Region, China, is changing fast. Infrastructure development is keeping pace with increasing demands made
Despite ecological and cultural significance, the future of transhumance herders seems uncertain due to demographic, socio-economic, institutional, and geo-political changes as well as unfavorable policies and climatic factors...
Mr Chewang Lachenpa, a former executive member of the Lachen Tourism Development Committee, was interviewed about tourism in North Sikkim at a coffee shop in M G Road in Gangtok, Sikkim as part of HI-AWARE’s scoping study in the Teesta region...
Sichuan University, China, with support from ICIMOD’s Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI), and GIZ organized a three-day Training of Trainers (ToT) communication session for yak and horse transportation teams
Photo Stories: International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) 2017
Yak Conference reiterates transboundary cooperation
Yak are integral to the culture and livelihoods of the high Himalayas, but border closures and restrictions have altered the traditions of nomadic pastoralists and closed the road to genetic exchange, while negative impacts are magnified by changing
A field team was soon on its way, an example of the quick response to the needs of its regional member countries that ICIMOD is poised to provide. The scientific team, put together by the SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative and Cryosphere Monitoring