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Office launched to monitor REDD in Nepal through community forest management
to Nepal to learn about community-based forestry management. Organized by ICIMOD’s Wakhan Corridor Initiative, the objective of the visit was to build the capacity of
ICIMOD pilots first Forest Carbon Trust Fund in Nepal – Helps communities benefit from forest conservation and sustainable use
In the floodplain Bakdhuwa village development committee of Saptari district, eastern Nepal, local communities often face challenges related to water and disaster management. Most of the communities there depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.
Commercial vegetable farming has emerged as a viable livelihood option in Udayapur, Nepal. Vegetable farming was introduced to the district by the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) project of the
Supporting Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Action in the HKH region: Strengthening Communication Approaches for Science-Policy-Practice Interfacing
Resilient forest dependent communities need supportive government policies and strengthened institutions
Communications and outreach
KSLCDI Communication Strategy Workshop and Review and Planning Meeting
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), a global asset, is rich in cultural and biological diversity, and natural resources. It is also home to inaccessible, remote, and fragile regions where local populations live in poverty. Managing ecosystems in the
Building Community Resilience to Flood Hazards Using Geospatial Technology
A team from ICIMOD visited Sipapokhare VDC, one of the severely affected VDCs of Sindhupalchowk district, to provide relief materials...
Development (ICIMOD) visited community based flood early warning system (CBFEWS) sites along the Ratu River in early August 2016 to check on instruments and document community experience with
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.
Local initiatives for rehabilitating degraded communal grazing land
Every year, monsoon precipitation results in floods of various magnitudes inundating large areas of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Indus basins in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. Flooding results in loss of lives and livelihoods displacing
them with the concept of community-based flood risk management. The course will provide technical know-how as well as conceptual knowledge about the use of flood early
of Trainers (ToT) on Community-led Micro-planning organised by the Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas-Himalica Programme was held 1 - 3 September 2015 in Dhulikhel, Nepal. A total of 24
The frequency and intensity of flash floods is rapidly increasing in the Himalayan region. Flash floods carrying huge amounts of water, loaded with debris and sediment, are much more hazardous and tend to affect more people than normal monsoon
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...