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The international conference brings together scholars from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) and beyond to present state-of-the-art research on the theme of water and livelihood from mountain perspectives.
With the development of a Private Sector Engagement Strategy, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is conducting a series of meetings in its Regional Member Countries (RMCs) with potential private sector entities and
Within the framework of the global SERVIR program, the overall objective of SERVIR-HKH is to increase sustainable use of Earth observation information and geospatial technology in development decision-making in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.
The Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) successfully organized an exposure visit to Bhutan from 23–28 July 2017
Building on existing local mechanisms “Pulan-Humla Chamber of Commerce platform” to promote transboundary tourism cooperation would ensure win-win for both the sides. Thus, a border meeting at Hilsa using the existing chamber of commerce
ICIMOD, in collaboration with the Hashoo Foundation (HF) and Seplaa Enterprises (SE), organized a workshop on gender and social entrepreneurship on 10 August 2017 in Pakistan. The one-day workshop sought to explore collaborative means of addressing
A gathering of around 40 lead farmers, agri-extension officials, and agricultural experts from 10 districts of the mid-hill region of Nepal gathered at Hotel View Bhrikuti in Godavari to discuss the findings of a three-year (2013-2016) randomized
Organized by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD), Nepal and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a three-day regional conference on mountain agriculture with focus on bee pollination services,
Though we at ICIMOD were pleased to co-host and organize this week’s IPCC gathering in Kathmandu, the message about climate change was rather grim. Unless we take action now, global temperature averages could rise above the 2 degree level set
Cooperatives prepare business plans to promote agroforestry in Chitwan, Nepal 30 May 2017 One of the wider objectives of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is to promote agroforestry to reduce the burden
The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) and its partner SABAH Nepal participated in the 14th National Handicraft Trade Fair at the Brikutimandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu from 25-29 November 2016. The event
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.
Brick production is regarded as one of the most polluting industries. Due to the importance of bricks in the building sector of Nepal, kilns are regarded as a necessary evil. A 2011 study by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the
In order to share the wealth of knowledge generated from its activities, Himalica in collaboration with the Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) and the Department of Agriculture (DoA), Nepal are jointly organising a regional conference on mountain
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.
The first draft of the Nepal REDD+ Strategy 2016 envisions a three-tier institution for REDD+ implementation. In addition to the central level institution—including the REDD+ Apex body, the REDD working group, the National REDD Centre, and the
The Institute of Water Modeling (IWM) in Bangladesh has developed a cost-effective information system that provides 8-day flood forecasting. The system provides near real-time information through web GIS...