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The symposium included a lawmakers’ session that brought together ministers and Members of Parliament from India’s mountain states and Bangladesh to discuss transboundary cooperation. Representatives from European and Southeast Asian countries
ICIMOD has been actively engaged in Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) policy formulation support with Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation Government of Nepal (MFSC/GoN), and other conservation partners, including World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
To encourage growth that is green, people-friendly and sustainable, ICIMOD collaborated with the Government of Myanmar to craft an Ecotourism Policy and Management Strategy for Protected Areas, which lays out a strategy for promoting tourism and
Women are playing a leading role in coping with and adapting to climate change in the mountainous rural areas of China’s Yunnan Province, where disruptions in weather patterns and increasingly extreme events are expected to impact agricultural
Natural Capital for Inclusive Growth: Options and Tools for South Asia A Policy Dialogue for Senior Policy Makers
‘The Government of Bhutan would like to transform Bhutanese agriculture from subsistence to a commercial scale to increase the income of farmers and uplift the rural livelihoods of Bhutanese population with an appropriate marketing policy.
Studies show that using more efficient technologies, mainly during the firing of bricks, can reduce pollutant emissions by 10–50%, depending on the process, scale and fuel used. The Brick Production Initiative (BPI) of the Climate and Clean Air
A national consultation workshop titled Brick Sector in Nepal–National Strategic Policy Actions was organized on 26 May 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The workshop was part of Policy and Advocacy Network (PAN), under the Climate & Clean Air Coalition
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April and its aftershocks have destroyed or damaged more than half a million buildings across Nepal, including more than 25,000 public buildings and a rich set of historical...
More than 160 researchers, policy makers, journalists, students, and practitioners from across Pakistan, as well as abroad, working on issues related to climate change and adaptation in the Indus River basin participated in dynamic discussions at
A commonly used construction material in Nepal, brick is produced in approximately 1,000 kilns around the country, attracting investment worth USD 3.6 million. Across the country, kilns take an informal approach to production management and deal
A workshop on Brick Kilns Policy and Advocacy Network (PAN) was jointly organized by Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) from 18 to 20 February 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Participants exchanged knowledge, strengthened networks, and engaged in discussions that led to recommendations on issues such as flood zoning, environmental protection, contextspecific adaptation strategies, and the importance of strong
HICAP conference on ‘Climate Change Adaptation: Priorities for Research, Policy and Practices in Northeast India’
Supporting Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Action in the HKH region: Strengthening Communication Approaches for Science-Policy-Practice Interfacing
Experts working across the Indus River Basin came together during a three-day policy conference 23–25 July 2014 in Islamabad to discuss the impacts of climate change on mountain people, and the challenges and opportunities for policy and action to
Nature-based development policies can bring inclusive growth in South Asia
In 2005, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) emphasised the importance and link between the ecosystem, ecosystem services and human wellbeing to policy makers. The concept of ecosystem services is widely discussed in scientific and policy