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To learn best practices in Kangchenjunga Landscape, India on Ecotourism (home stay programme), waste management, off-seasonal vegetable production and cooperative marketing system practiced at community level, a five day cross-learning visit for
Cardamom growers in Taplejung have been facing drastic yield reduction in recent years due to disease and poor soil condition. Practices on sustainable production of cardamom were demonstrated in small plots of land. One demonstration plot covered
When parasitic mushroom spores infect the larvae of ghost moths living in Himalayan soil, a thin fingerlike fungus bursts from the head of the dead caterpillar and sets off an annual gold rush in mountain communities.
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 2014 Celebrations in ICIMOD’s Member Countries
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
ICIMOD Hosts First Green Solutions Fair at ICIMOD Knowledge Park at Godavari
Promoting mountain products for better livelihoods
On 1 September, 39 community members from the villages of Dapcha and Tinpiple in Nepal’s Kavre District traveled to ICIMOD’s Knowledge Park in Godavari for the day. The goal of the visit was to broaden understanding of innovative and sustainable
The REDD+ initiative has been working to build the capacities of resource persons in the area, and the newly formed REDD+ working group. It works with the Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN), ICIMOD, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft
Memon paid a visit to women farmers in Kavrepalanchok district in early March along with a small delegation from the International Centre for Integrated
ICIMOD Green Solutions Fair 2012
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.