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Every year, monsoon precipitation results in floods of various magnitudes inundating large areas of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Indus basins in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. Flooding results in loss of lives and livelihoods displacing

The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.

Retreating Indigenous Bee Populations (Apis Cerana) and Livelihoods of Himalayan Farmers

Second Workshop on HKH Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP)

Forest fires are a major challenge in Nepal, where large patches of forest are lost each year as a result of fire incidents. In recent years, the number of forest fire incidents has risen, further contributing...

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...

Sustainable Management of Beekeeping in Nepal: An Effort of ICIMOD

Too Much or Too Little Water in the Himalayas

Roundtable on Building Resilience to Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources of the Upper Indus Basin on 25 January 2013

Indigenous Honeybees and Honey Hunters of Himalayas: A case of Apis laboriosa in Kaski District of Nepal

Point Managing climate and social risks key to hydro sector development 02 Sep 2016, Published in The Himalayan Times Managing climate and social risks key to hydro sector development 02 Sep 2016 Managing climate and social risks key to

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Point Managing climate and social risks key to hydro sector development 02 Sep 2016, Published in The Himalayan Times Managing climate and social risks key to hydro sector development 02 Sep 2016 Managing climate and social risks key to

The World Water Day provides us an opportunity to join our friends and colleagues from the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) and the rest of the world in creating awareness about the importance of water for human and ecosystem wellbeing towards achieving

ICT for Mountain Development Award 2014

risk to settlements and infrastructures. This is where knowledge and specialized institutions can play a critical role by providing geo-information to

Tone setting e-discussion: Regional Workshop on Strengthening Research Capacity of the HKH universities and research institutions for promoting inclusive and innovative development in the HKH region

Many big rivers like the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra originate from the snow and glacier covered high mountains, and have abundant seasonal and annual water supply. Despite this, mountain people living on the ridges and hill slopes have limited