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The northern region of Bangladesh has been facing increasing agricultural droughts which can lead to reduce the productivity of farming communities, especially where irrigation is not available. Climate change projections also suggest a future
Enhancing User engagement
Private sector engagement
User Consultation Workshop on Rapid Response Mapping and Information System
Villagers in Nepal are joining the space age by learning simple ways of using satellite technology to monitor the health of nearby forests and watersheds.
Disaster reporting in Nepal is still paper based, which is time consuming and information is often outdated before it can be disseminated. A digital system is needed to make planning easier for those working in disaster management. The interactive
The project ‘Engaging Local Citizens to Map Environmental, Agriculture and Food Security Data’ explores the use of free and open infrastructure of OpenStreetMap (OSM) to map data related to environment, agriculture, and food security...
Forest biomass is the sum of the above ground living organic material contained in trees, which is expressed as dry weight per unit area. Forest carbon trading has gained attention in recent years, for which practical methods for estimating forest
In the past year, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) with the support of GIZ, has published five picture series manuals. These have been used extensively, finding success in various parts of the Kailash Sacred
The community-based forest fire information system complements the efforts of ICIMOD to provide timely information about forest fire incidents in Nepal to relevant officials in the forestry sector. ICIMOD’s current forest fire Information system
Decision makers and researchers who need information on agriculture can now find data at their fingertips using the Digital Agriculture Atlas of Nepal, an easy-to-access one-stop source on cereals, cash crops, legumes, vegetables, fruits, and
Using GIS to address water scarcity problem in Bangladesh
We finally stood up. Our eyes were closed, our hands held in a circle. Our ears were pricked up to the tune of singing cicadas. Only the call of the cuckoo punctuated their song. We allowed ourselves two minutes to soak up the music.
Building Community Resilience to Flood Hazards Using Geospatial Technology
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
long been a challenge for users working on transboundary issues to find reliable data that doesn’t stop at borders, which is
Over the years, the approach to natural disasters has changed from response and relief to risk reduction, with policy focusing more and more on building resilience and increasing preparedness among communities living in hazard prone areas...