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Climate Change continued its roll across the Himalayas in 2015 with its arrival in New Delhi, launching the Indian segment of the open-ended initiative that combines an evolving exhibition with outreach, documentation, creative expression, and
What do butterflies, rising rivers, unstable mountainsides, and the Sherpas of the Everest region have in common? All were the focus of new knowledge tools and applications honoured in 2015 with ICIMOD’s ICT for Mountain Development Award, which
The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) brings together 33 universities from the Hindu Kush Himalayas and ten associate members from Europe and the United States, facilitating their collaboration on academic research to expand knowledge of the
This issue contains news, events, blog activities carried out and publications produced by Cryosphere initiative.
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When parasitic mushroom spores infect the larvae of ghost moths living in Himalayan soil, a thin fingerlike fungus bursts from the head of the dead caterpillar and sets off an annual gold rush in mountain communities.
45th Board of Governors (BOG) Meeting Field Visit
In the fertile floodplain area of Sarpallo Village Development Committee (VDC), 270 kms east of Kathmandu, life is back to normal for local villagers in the waning days of monsoon. As a flood-prone area, Sarpallo villagers have faced summer floods
A separate strategic committee meeting was held concerning how to incorporate new members into the UIB Network and how to develop and share separate work plans from different institutions with the group...
Pilot testing of an advanced community-based flood early warning system with telemetry (CBFEWS with telemetry) was successfully conducted at Khokhana in Kathmandu on 28 March 2017. A joint team comprising of officials from the International Centre
Four journalists from Bhutan awarded the ICIMOD Media Fellowship 2014
SERVIR-Himalaya empowers Nepalese youth
Koshi Basin Programme hosts a National Consultation workshop in China and revisits its impact pathway to ensure common understanding and plan for knowledge management strategies and research uptake
From 14 -17 June 2014, ICIMOD, in partnership with IMHE, organized a four-day field visit in the part of the Koshi River Basin shared by Nepal and China. The field visit was followed by a two-day KBP Partners’ Forum. The purpose of the visit was
HICAP’s Work on Gender Applauded at CRM Expert Working Group Meeting
The training was organized by ICIMOD with technical assistance from Sustainable Eco Engineering, supported by the Governments of Norway and Sweden in India (Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme) and the Australian Government through the
The 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake on April 25, 2015 and subsequent aftershocks caused more than 8,500 fatalities, nearly 22,500 injured, and damaged thousands of buildings. The powerful quake also left potential secondary hazard risk from