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Non-farm livelihood promotion
This national consultation workshop will introduce the new Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)-funded project in Nepal to the Government of Nepal, multilateral donors, the private sector, and civil society organizations. This project aims to
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) on 14 July at ICIMOD’s headquarters in Nepal. Judith Karl,
(TOT) workshop on innovative
Mountains cover 22 percent of the world’s land surface and are home to some 915 million people, representing 13 percent of global population. With an area coverage of four million square kilometres, the Hindu Kush Himalayan region provides home to
High-value mountain products promote sustainable livelihoods
Mainstreaming Biodiversity: Sustaining People and Their Livelihoods – at
George Washington once rightly said, “The most healthful, the most useful and the noblest employment of man is none other than agriculture.” As a child, one of the first lessons I learned in school was that Nepal is an agricultural country and
Within a short span the project results showed the vast potential for saving fuel and greenhouse gas emissions, reducing indoor air pollution, and freeing up time spent in collecting fuel, especially by women, for productive activities.
Strengthening mountain livelihood opportunities
provide are essential for sustainable development across the globe. Further, major global events in 2015 – the Third UN World Conference on Disaster
Sichuan University, China, with support from ICIMOD’s Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI), and GIZ organized a three-day Training of Trainers (ToT) communication session for yak and horse transportation teams
livelihoods and gender issues in the Koshi river basin can improve water resource management, was the key message of the regional ‘Water-livelihoods-gender nexus’, workshop 24-25 March in Kathmandu hosted by the International Centre of
In 1992, the United Nations adopted the text of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at a conference held in Nairobi, Kenya. From 2001 onwards, each year, on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity has been observed as a
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.
ICIMOD is facilitating the strategic partnership between PCRWR and WWF for a wider conversation cum development of water resources in Pakistan.
Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change in the Himalaya (Himalica)