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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...
One of the most important changes is that ICIMOD partners including researchers and government officials started to accept the importance of community participation and to encourage collaborative action in managing rangeland resources. It has
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
International Mountain Day 2014 Celebrations in ICIMOD’s Member Countries
Mountains cover 22 percent of the world’s land surface and are home to some 915 million people, representing 13 percent of global population. With an area coverage of four million square kilometres, the Hindu Kush Himalayan region provides home to
High-value mountain products promote sustainable livelihoods
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.
Workshop on the Innovative Mountain Partnership Approach for Commerce and Trade in Nepal
28 Mar 2017 A training course titled “Application of Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for the Mapping and Monitoring of Glaciers” was organized in Afghanistan from 14-18 January 2017. The training was
The REDD+ initiative has been working to build the capacities of resource persons in the area, and the newly formed REDD+ working group. It works with the Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN), ICIMOD, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft
Institutional Agroforestry Business Plan for Cooperatives in Chitwan, Nepal 02 Apr 2017 - 04 Apr 2017 Under the technical assistance of UN-REDD/FAO, ICIMOD has been working towards implementing the District REDD+ Action Plan (DRAP) for Chitwan,
Asia Regional Launch of the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA)
assessment and adaptation planning for forest ecosystems in Nepal 28 Jul 2016 HKH partnership to foster regional solidarity 15 Jun 2016 Reflections on the Training workshop on GIS/RS 08 Jun 2016 ADAPTHIMAL partners on the job Training at
READ MORE Regional Training on Shuttle Radar Topography Mission 19 Sep 2016 - 22 Sep 2016 The focus of the Training will be on the use of 30-meter elevation SRTM-2 datasets, which are freely and publicly available, and are extremely
partners on the job training at ICIMOD 12 Apr 2016 Partners Uttarakhand Gramya Vikas Samiti, Integrated Livelihood Support Project (UGVS-ILSP), India and High Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP), Nepal attended a
Created in 1948, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), an international organisation dedicated to finding ‘pragmatic solutions to the most pressing environment and development challenges’.
Himalayas 16 May 2014 Training in Earth Observation Empower Youth in Bangladesh to Take Action 06 May 2014 Bhutan, India and Nepal formalize agreement for a new transboundary landscape initiative 17 Apr 2014 Youth develop innovative
group and ICIMOD links business activities to sustainable mountain development 28 Sep 2012 READ MORE Training of Trainers in Beekeeping Management and Honey Production in Sikkim, India 25 Sep 2012 READ MORE National Workshop to Orient
(ADB). READ MORE Better business practices in Surkhet 14 Oct 2016 Twenty-five participants took part in ‘Entrepreneurship and business Planning Training’ Training in Surkhet 17-21 September 2016 as a capacity development intervention