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GO GREEN mela showcases environmentally friendly technologies and practices
The Indus River Basin is shared by four countries Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, with the largest portions of the basin lying in Pakistan (52%) and India (33%). The main river originates at Lake Ngangla Rinco on the Tibetan Plateau in the
ICIMOD experts also trekked for 17 days from village to village with the ANCA’s chief wildlife warden and other officials, meeting the people living within the ANCA, hearing their concerns, spreading knowledge and building consensus. The ANCA
understand and explain how environmental challenges, traditional knowledge, and improved
In 1992, the United Nations adopted the text of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at a conference held in Nairobi, Kenya. From 2001 onwards, each year, on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity has been observed as a
from the Gilgit Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency (GB-EPA), WWF and AKRSP highlighted the high value functions and services mountain ecosystems provide to support human life. ICIMOD Pakistan staff shared Director General David Molden’s
Dasarath Chand municipality in far western Nepal has suffered from an acute water shortage for several years. To meet the area’s water demand, a new project to provided sufficient water for their daily life of municipal citizens is under
The Koshi River basin contains rich biodiversity and is a source of ecosystem services that sustain the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in China, India, and Nepal. The basin plays a key role in the irrigation of downstream areas and has
Promoting tourism in parts of the HKH has emerged as a promising avenue for development, but one that requires careful attention to the landscapes in which communities hope to attract increasing numbers of travelers. While the increased tourist
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) conduced its first regional workshop on Air Quality Instrument Operation and Maintenance from 21–25 November 2016 in Kathmandu.
Strategic Engagement with Corporate Sector Enhanced by Work with SAARC CCI
The Hindu Kush Himalayas are a hot spot of climate change. There is already evidence of major changes affecting mountain areas, with potentially devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of people in the mountains and downstream. Adaptation
Private sector engagement
The scars over the hills of Jure village in Sindupalchok district, nearly 40 kms south of the Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, still remain visible as constant reminder of the devastating landslide on 2 August 2014. The disaster killed 145 people
In Islamabad, the ICIMOD delegation held strategic meetings with senior officials of various ministries as well as representatives of the UN, USAID and Australian High Commission, among others.