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Poverty and vulnerability assessment

Promoting tourism in parts of the HKH has emerged as a promising avenue for development, but one that requires careful attention to the landscapes in which communities hope to attract increasing numbers of travelers. While the increased tourist

of its mission to reduce poverty in the world through development cooperation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has signed an agreement with ICIMOD to support ICIMOD’s work in the Hindu Kush Himalaya to reduce

The Himalayan University Consortium: Building Knowledge and Capacity for Mountains

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for global water issues. Organised annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the theme of this year’s week is Water for Sustainable Growth.

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specificities of mountain poverty and vulnerability, the poverty and Vulnerability Assessment Tool (PVAT) was developed to capture the micro-level perspective of mountain peoples’ experiences with poverty and

Policy analysis

Perceptions and Adaptation Measures 10 Feb 2015 Inception workshop on Cryosphere Monitoring Programme – Bhutan held in Thimphu, Bhutan 10 Feb 2015 ICIMOD helps develop rangeland policy for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan 10 Feb 2015 Capacity

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Over the past decade, concern for the changes wrought on ecosystems and livelihoods by climate and other changes has prompted greater awareness of the importance of this valuable resource for mountain people and downstream populations. However,


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Promoting mountain products for better livelihoods

Celebrating International Mountain Day 2014

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Last month, ICIMOD and the Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) hosted a book launch for a co-produced volume entitled, Gender Analysis of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in China with Focus on Yunnan. More than 30 representatives from

New Reports Identify Impacts of Climate Change on World’s Highest Mountains

Arabinda Mishra