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My feet have long forgotten what it means to be dry. With every step I tread newly accumulated water in my shoes as we are climbing up the muddy nomad trail through a dense forest...

Improved farmyard manure through sunlight, rain and runoff protection

A team of atmospheric scientists, responding to a request from the Home Ministry, set up an office at the Nepal Army hangar to support rescue and relief flight planning. Using satellite remote sensing and GIS technology, ICIMOD helped to identify

Discussing solutions around water security and water-induced disasters in the Koshi basin, specialists from the Koshi region gathered in Patna, Bihar on 4 February 2016 for a two-day forum. After years of devastating floods in southern Nepal and

Glaciers

After traveling a long distance, participants from Sundamunda and Godani arrived excited and eager to see sketches and drawings on climate change. The illustrations are used as training tools to deliver knowledge on different topics.

is unknown how much snow and rain falls in those vast mountain ranges, because of the lack of observations and the

Intensive fieldwork for place-based study on Food Security and Gender in Assam

Scientists predict warmer and wetter Himalayas

2013 Monsoon Floods in Nepal and India: What happened and what could have been done?

By the mid-monsoon, flash floods of Bhote Koshi had already swept away more than 65 houses and placed 200 more at risk. With rains becoming heavier, further damage was expected.

We all know that water is essential for drinking, health, cleanliness, electricity, and the environment, but most people tend to underestimate the importance of water for food production. We also tend to take for granted the many actions required to

Events

Humla landslide update

Water Harvesting at ICIMOD Knowledge Park

Over the years, the approach to natural disasters has changed from response and relief to risk reduction, with policy focusing more and more on building resilience and increasing preparedness among communities living in hazard prone areas...

3.4m! Nepal averts flood by draining glacial lake near Mt Qomulangma 29 Nov 2016 Water level drops 3.4m! Nepal averts flood by draining glacial lake near Mt Qomulangma 29 Nov 2016 Water level drops 3.4m! Nepal averts flood by draining glacial

In the early hours of 2 August 2014, a landslide occurred above Jure village, about 1.4 km upstream from the Sun Koshi Hydropower project’s intake site. In an instant, a 1.9 km long slope of land perched 1,350 m above the river bed collapsed,

ICIMOD’s Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI), in partnership with the Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA), has identified kidney bean production as an income generating option to improve the

ICIMOD along with key government organizations in the water supply sector was invited by the President of Nepal, Right Honorable Bidhya Devi Bhandari to a consultation meeting regarding the deteriorating water scarcity situation in many parts of