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The ‘Kailash’ brand endorsed as “Kailash-Truly Sacred” was launched during the 13th National Handicraft Exhibitionat Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 5th May 2016. Dignitaries and guests from the Ministry of Commerce,
The Indian butter tree is a superb multitasker. It controls erosion, grows in poor soil, its seeds are made into butter, its flowers make a tasty honey – and it can help farmers out of poverty. That’s why it’s earned a role in value chain
Non-farm livelihood promotion
International Mountain Day 2014 Celebrations in ICIMOD’s Member Countries
Discussion summary - The Earth Debate in the Hindu Kush Himalayas: Can We Put a Price on Nature?
David Molden, Director General of ICIMOD, and Harish Chilwal, Project Coordinator of the Environment Conservation and Development Forum (ECDF), jointly launched two publications – Package of Practices for Promoting Climate Resilient Cardamom Value
Let us move beyond the description of the problem, to putting our heads together to find solutions...
Rural enterprise development
The theme for this year’s International Mountain Day is ‘Mountain Farming’. This is an opportunity to raise awareness about how mountain agriculture, which is predominantly family farming, has been a model for sustainable development for
Today, stories of climate change, glaciers melting, landslides, and water scarcity overload our everyday lives. The stories of environmental degradation are so overwhelming that there is a sense that we cannot really do anything about it. Yet, there
Kiwi fruit cultivation on sloping land in the mid-hill areas of Nepal can help prevent soil erosion and is a sustainable land management practice. This high value crop introduces biodiversity and improves livelihoods by providing a source of cash
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalaya, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in.
The results of the project were discussed with stakeholders from Nepal’s Ministry of Agricultural Development and Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and farmers’ representatives during