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The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
2013 Monsoon Floods in Nepal and India: What happened and what could have been done?
a field visit to Chitwan district from 9-12 February 2017. The purpose of the visit was to provide further orientation of the district REDD+ Action Plan (DRAP), and to discuss the preparation of an agro-forestry Plan
Retreating Indigenous Bee Populations (Apis Cerana) and Livelihoods of Himalayan Farmers
Bhutan is a landlocked kingdom characterised by high mountainous terrain and extensive forest cover. Over seventy percent of the country is covered in relatively well-preserved forest and is one of the ‘biodiversity hotspots’ of the world
Forest fires are a major challenge in Nepal, where large patches of forest are lost each year as a result of fire incidents. In recent years, the number of forest fire incidents has risen, further contributing...
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012
The Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) programme, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Bhutan, organized a workshop for the Gups (headmen) and Gewog (an administrative
International Mountain Day 2014 Celebrations in ICIMOD’s Member Countries
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and farmers’ representatives during a