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and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) successfully organized an exposure visit to Bhutan from 23–28 July 2017 for
prepared as part of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP)
SWFG operates in Kalchebesi, a small village of about 25 households situated in Patlekhet, a village development committee in Kavre District. The village is located 46 kilometres east of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Most of the people here
With warming in the HKH being higher than the global average (ICIMOD, 2007), climate induced natural hazards are likely to be exacerbated, including severe glacial melting and the formation of glacial lakes and, GLOFs.
of the larger Collaborative Adaptation Research in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) organized its third Annual Learning Review (ALR3) at Kathmandu during May 3-6. 2017. With support from ICIMOD, the event saw 85 participants from 22 countries
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...
Policy workshop sets ground for a regional assessment of adaptation responses for the Hindu Kush Himalaya
in Nepal met at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) 28 June 2016 to discuss needs for vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning for forest ecosystems in
organized a two-day ‘National Experts’ Symposium on Ecosystem Based Adaptation: Practices, Challenges and Opportunities in Pakistan’ from 15–16 December
Mountains in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are ‘water towers’, which provide water and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy to 1.3 billion people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely
Study Visit to Bhutan for Policy Makers: Mainstreaming rangeland issues in national development and planning
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.
United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD Programme) is a collaborative effort between FAO, UNDP and UN Environment. It builds on the convening power
is the recipient of international assistance to prepare for the implementation of REDD+, Readiness
DRAP is a sub-national plan designed to help implement the national REDD strategy by addressing local drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in a given district, and finding opportunities for carbon enhancement at the local landscape
3 and 4 July 2017 the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) organized the InterNational Symposium on Funding Science and People Cooperation for a Prosperous Belt and Road in Beijing. The InterNational Centre for Integrated Mountain
A high-level delegation visited ICIMOD and CEAPRED’s pilot implementation on climate smart villages (CSV) in Patlekhet and Kalchebesi in Kavrepalanchok district.
Countries in the Himalayan and downstream areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayas need to strengthen their collaboration to address food, water and energy issues. Unless this happens, the region’s agricultural development could be at risk.