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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
The proposed expert consultation aims to bring biodiversity experts and professionals to discuss and scope research priorities that can possibly be linked to policy in Nepal.
than 250 experts, policy makers, government officials, journalists, and youth convened in Kathmandu this week to discuss climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). After sharing studies and experiences about climate change in the region,
to craft an Ecotourism Policy and Management Strategy for Protected Areas, which lays out a strategy for promoting tourism and
Bihar is India’s poorest state, and also the most flood-prone, with 73 per cent of its area routinely flooded by rivers from the Himalayas. Floods impact over three-quarters of the people of North Bihar.
The Comprehensive Assessment of the HKH Region: Actions to Sustain a Global Asset, conducted as part of the larger Hindu Kush Himalayan Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP) programme, is building strong momentum. A writeshop was held in late
Natural Capital for Inclusive Growth: Options and Tools for South Asia A Policy Dialogue for Senior Policy Makers
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
‘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.
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
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
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
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
International Expert Consultation on Mountains and Climate Change
Experts come together to find climate change adaptation solutions beyond boundaries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are crucially important region for the world. These mountains serve as the ‘Water Towers of Asia’, providing water to over 1.3 billion people, and a number of other services, including food, biodiversity, and
HICAP conference on ‘Climate Change Adaptation: Priorities for Research, Policy and Practices in Northeast India’