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Mobile technology to empower marginalized mountain farmers launched - New SMS service provides farmers in remote part of Kailash Sacred Landscape direct access to market, weather, and agro information
Private sector entities play a key role in helping realize the potential for sustainable economic growth and resilience when they are in line with national sustainable development and climate resilient objectives. To rigorously enhance successful
glacier mass balance, snow, weather and
By the end of the year, ICIMOD had repaired broken weather stations, replaced broken sensors and solar panels, and continued its scientific work by conducting surveys of surface height change of the debriscovered Langtang and Lirung glaciers.
Mountains may be rugged and majestic, but they’re also fragile environments that are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest
The way up to Rikha Samba is steep. Occasionally we encounter snow showers crossing over windy high passes, but always in high spirit.
Though we at ICIMOD were pleased to co-host and organize this week’s IPCC gathering in Kathmandu, the message about climate change was rather grim. Unless we take action now, global temperature averages could rise above the 2 degree level set
ICT for Mountain Development Award 2014
Resilient mountain village
20 participants from HKH region trained on the Weather Research and Forecast with Chemistry (WRF-Chem) Tutorial
ICIMOD raises mountain issues at World Water Forum
KSLCDI Training of Trainers for Guides and Drivers on Responsible Tourism in Mountain Environment
training on high altitude mountain medicine to prevent and treat altitude related sicknesses was organised by the Cryosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated mountain Development (ICIMOD) 15 January 2016 in ICIMOD
around the highest mountains on earth, a region often called “the third pole” because of its immense concentration of snow and ice, the largest outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Relying on a complex interplay of seasonal
The majestic Himalaya draws its name from snow. “Himalaya” is descriptive term in Sanskrit which translates to “abode of snow”. However, snow cover area is decreasing in Himalaya as it is the world over. Global warming is further
Winter 2014 was a particularly mild one in the Hindu Kush Mountains, raising optimism in farmers along the Sai River in District Gilgit, Pakistan, for an early spring and a long growing season with rich harvests.
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) activities in Pakistan through exposure of policy makers was made to pilot projects in Upper Indus Basin (UIB), Gilgit Baltistan 20-22
Two students from Sherubtse College who were alumni of the NASA DEVELOP internship programme at ICIMOD received first and runner-up prizes for best student presentation in the Second Annual Research Symposium and Environmental Fair organized by the