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Symposium calls for Transboundary Cooperation in ‘Transforming Mountain Forestry’
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
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
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)
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
In 2015, global leaders from 194 United Nations member states agreed on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—a set of milestones and a roadmap for eradicating poverty and hunger and tackling climate change by 2030.
Agricultural diversification not a choice but a necessity
Globalization and climate change have an increasing influence on the stability of fragile mountain ecosystems and the livelihoods of mountain people. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these changes, adapt to them, and make the most
ICIMOD celebrates partnership with China
Strengthening partnership in China
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.