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Conference: Nurturing Seeds for Change in the Anthropocene, held in Kunming, China from 1–4 March 2016. The conference, co-organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain
This conference aims to explore and assess the role of mountains in the Anthropocene, and to develop plausible visions for mountains in a future where unintended or unforeseen consequences of human activities may dominate natural processes.
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalaya, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in.
No-till garlic cultivation
The Digital Agriculture Atlas of Nepal takes data closer to decision makers by providing a one-stop shop for information related to food security. The digital atlas jointly developed by Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) and the
Discussing a number of lessons learnt, this series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation
One of the most important changes is that ICIMOD partners including researchers and government officials started to accept the importance of community participation and to encourage collaborative action in managing rangeland resources. It has
Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions.
Kiwi fruit cultivation on sloping land in the mid-hill areas of Nepal can help prevent soil erosion and is a sustainable land management practice. This high value crop introduces biodiversity and improves livelihoods by providing a source of cash
Community-based flood early warning systems will help communities in the Koshi basin better prepare for a flood
Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal