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Symposium calls for Transboundary Cooperation in ‘Transforming Mountain Forestry’
their own rapidly changing socio-economic conditions, farmers in Nepal are demanding newer, better ways of irrigating their farms. The Department of Irrigation (DOI) is the nodal agency for irrigation in Nepal and their
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programmes seek to reverse the trend in forest resource depletion, improve terrestrial carbon stocks, conserve forests, stimulate sustainable management of forests, and enhance
Dr Dhrupad Choudhury Programme Manager, Adaptation to Change, at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has spent a little over two decades, working among marginalized mountain communities of the Himalayas, initially
Let us move beyond the description of the problem, to putting our heads together to find solutions...
Atmospheric composition in Nepal is changing, notably more rapidly over the last decade due to increasing emission of air pollutants and greenhouse gases both inside and outside the country. Air pollution has reached hazardous level in many parts of
Asia Regional Launch of the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA)
The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) Partnership for Sustainable Mountain Development was launched during a ministerial-level panel discussion organized on 24 May 2016 on the sidelines of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2) in Nairobi, Kenya,
Countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, like Nepal, are highly susceptible to geo-hazards posing grave risk to settlements and infrastructures. This is where knowledge and specialized institutions can play a critical role by providing geo-information
‘The Government of Bhutan would like to transform Bhutanese agriculture from subsistence to a commercial scale to increase the income of farmers and uplift the rural livelihoods of Bhutanese population with an appropriate marketing policy.
SWFG operates in Kalchebesi, a small village of about 25 households situated in Patlekhet, a village development committee in Kavre District. The village is located 46 kilometres east of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Most of the people here
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
Agricultural diversification not a choice but a necessity