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Two side events were organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) during the 33rd International Geographical
The Koshi River basin is a transboundary basin shared by China, India, and Nepal. The river originates on the high altitude Tibetan Plateau and passes through eastern Nepal and northern Bihar in India before joining the Ganges.
Integrated Ecosystem Management in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region through its Transboundary Landscape Initiatives (TBL). To facilitate communication, harmonise
Kailash sacred landscape covers more than 31,000 km2 geographical area and is spread across China, India, and Nepal. It exhibits diverse vegetation, starting from tropical forest at around 800m altitude to alpine steppe found at altitude higher than
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
livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development
Expert consultation to develop transboundary management of the Kangchenjunga Landscape
The Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH) is endowed with unlimited information and knowledge which can be employed for conservation and development in and beyond the region. This information is created by processing and analysing data which can be
Springs are the main source of water for millions of people in the mid hills of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH). Both rural and urban communities depend on springs for meeting their drinking, domestic and agricultural water needs.
South Asia is home to about 21 percent of the global population, but has only about eight percent of the world’s annual renewable water resources. Population growth and urbanization are major drivers of change and increasing water stress in the
Expert Consultation on Transboundary Biodiversity Management in Kangchenjunga Landscape
Experts Consultation to Develop Future Strategic Programme for Transboundary Biodiversity Management and Climate Change Adaptation initiative in the Brahmaputra Salween Landscape
Experts Consultation to Develop Future Strategic Programme for Transboundary Biodiversity Management and Climate Change Adaptation Initiative
Local people are leading its management through the ANCA management Council, which includes elected representatives from villages within the nearly 2,000 square kilometre area.
on Opportunities for Transboundary Collaboration for Conservation and Development along the Northern Section of the China-Myanmar
Transboundary landscapes provide a platform for collaboration among countries sharing similar landscapes divided by political boundaries to work together to conserve and develop these common landscapes. Several Transboundary initiatives have been
public awareness on good management of local crop genetic resources, identify rare and unique species, promote
The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) has implemented different measures aimed at supporting local communities to handle waste and sanitation issues in Pulan County.
on data compilation and management was organized at ICIMOD on 5-6 April 2016. About 15 participants, including representatives from various partner organizations from the regional member countries Bhutan, China, India,
Two transboundary initiatives in the eastern Himalayas moved ahead in 2015 with milestones that included pilot projects and the endorsement and implementation of regional cooperation frameworks (RCFs).