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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
Natural Capital for Inclusive Growth: Options and Tools for South Asia A Policy Dialogue for Senior Policy Makers
On a mid-February visit to Thimpu and the Gyelyong Tshokhang (National Assembly of Bhutan), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s (ICIMOD) Dr Eklabya Sharma, Director Programme Operations and Dr Golam Rasul, Theme Leader,
Bishnu Prasad Ghimire, a vegetable farmer from Triyuga, a municipality in Nepal’s Udayapur district, recalls how up until a few years ago, his community relied on neighbouring districts or Indian states for vegetables. Udayapur has seen a
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.
Supporting Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Action in the HKH region: Strengthening Communication Approaches for Science-Policy-Practice Interfacing
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...
Symposium on mountain forestry makes policy recommendations
The Atmosphere Initiative at ICIMOD, realizing the media’s important role in raising public awareness is organizing a training workshop for journalists to increase their understanding of the issues and complexities surrounding air pollution, its
Large cardamom is a high value cash crop and a leading source of livelihood for a large number of people in the eastern hill districts of Nepal. More than 66,000 farmers and their families grow large cardamom in Taplejung, Sangkhuwasabha, Ilam and
Nature-based development policies can bring inclusive growth in South Asia
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) Partner and Stakeholder Workshop on Climate Change Science and Policy
Resilient forest dependent communities need supportive government policies and strengthened institutions
Under HICAP’s communications and outreach component, GRID-Arendal and ICIMOD will hold a training workshop for journalists from 28 September to 3 October 2015 in Kathmandu...
Over the past four years, the Atmosphere Initiative at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has hosted a series of regional atmospheric science workshops.
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,
This study makes an attempt to generate database of HKH specific energy demand using both the ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ approaches and undertakes sectoral energy demand projections from 2013 to 2030