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Strategy for Protected Areas, which lays out a strategy for promoting tourism and
Poverty and vulnerability assessment
web app on climate change vulnerability of forest ecosystems provides information about the current relationships between climate variables and biophysical variables depicting functioning of forests. The application also provides VDC level
Discussing solutions around water security and water-induced disasters in the Koshi basin, specialists from the Koshi region gathered in Patna, Bihar on 4 February 2016 for a two-day forum. After years of devastating floods in southern Nepal and
Upstream and downstream are connected. So are natural resources and human livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development
2016 to discuss needs for vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning for forest ecosystems in
Climate Change in Downstream Areas of the Indus River Basin: Local Perceptions and Adaptation Measures
areas are more vulnerable to climate change. Due to steep and unstable terrain agricultural activities in such areas tend to be small-scale. They are also far away from logistic centers and are at high risk of abandonment. In such
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is prone to natural hazards. Climate change and its impacts exacerbate this susceptibility. Floods and flash floods are major natural hazards in the HKH and are catastrophic to downstream communities. Many rivers and
Shri Prakash Javredkar, Ministry of Environment, Forestry & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) kicked off the soft launch of Climate+Change Indian Himalayan Region: Our Mountains Our Future during a ceremony on 15 December 2016 at the MoEF&CC’s new Indira
The landslide early warning system developed by the BUET-JIDPUS will help authorities to reach out to these communities on time to alert and relocate them.
Abdur Rahim, a victim from the Lebubagan area, described the landslide of 2007: “It rained continuously for a week and then, one morning, the hills fell apart in quick succession from three sides...
Strategy for Protected Areas, developed with technical collaboration from ICIMOD. With this document, Myanmar initiates a careful approach to opening
ICIMOD is facilitating the strategic partnership between PCRWR and WWF for a wider conversation cum development of water resources in Pakistan.
On 25 April, Nepal experienced a catastrophic earthquake that not only took the lives of over 8,000 people, injured over 22,000, and displaced over 100,000, it also affected the livelihoods of over...
HI-AWARE Researchers Learn about Climate Vulnerability Issues in the Nepal Part of the Gandak Basin
Web-based Landslide Early Warning System for the Chittagong Metropolitan Area
Knowledge Forum with Prof V. Ramanathan: The Extreme Vulnerability of the Himalayan-Tibetan Region to Global Warming and Air Pollution
As a result of ICIMOD’s work on migration with the University of Sussex in the UK, the UK Foresight Committee contacted University of Sussex and ICIMOD to jointly prepare a policy discussion paper for the European Commission on ‘Migration as an