Displaying results 41 - 60 of 559 matches (0.01 seconds)
The application combines near real-time MODIS visible bands (RGB product), and AOD (Aerosol Optical Depth) products to generate an air quality index. Information from NASA
Hindu Kush Himalayas Monitoring and Assessment Program’s (HIMAP) Coordinating Lead Authors
Water and Air Challenges in the HKH under Climate and Environmental Change: Opportunities using a Transdisciplinary Approach
On 2-3 December 2014, about 20 scientists from five countries – Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal – gathered at the ICIMOD headquarters in Kathmandu to develop a research plan for studying the science, impacts and policy aspects of
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Safeguards are procedures and approaches that ensure implementation of REDD+ activities by countries do no harm to people and the environment, and simultaneously enhance
The performance-based climate mitigation framework REDD+ encourages the reduction of emissions related to deforestation and forest degradation, and removals through enhanced forest carbon stocks and improved forest management. These activities
The region has high hydropower potential, but the changing climate and likely changes in the hydrological regime may pose a risk to future hydropower development. The changing probabilities and magnitudes of extreme events can place an additional
With warming in the HKH being higher than the global average (ICIMOD, 2007), climate induced natural hazards are likely to be exacerbated, including severe glacial melting and the formation of glacial lakes and, GLOFs.
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
ICIMOD provides technical guidance and support on using geographic information system (GIS) tools in planning at the sub-watershed level to implement Local Adaptation Plans of Action (LAPAs) being rolled out in six districts in Western Nepal:
According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the ‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon
Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIR-HKH) initiative at ICIMOD in the
The workshop will bring together members of the SERVIR Applied Science Team (AST) and select partners from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan working with the SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIRHKH) initiative at ICIMOD.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge centre, engaged Nepali communities in carbon forestry in 2003 and later on implemented the REDD+ project 2009-2013.
The training will enhance country level capacity for the development of future national forest monitoring systems for REDD in Myanmar.
The World Mountain Forum (WMF) 2016 will take place Mbale, Uganda presenting an opportunity for mountain stakeholders to share past activities experiences in sustainable mountain development (SMD) and to discuss future challenges and opportunities
Cultures binds civilizations through practice, perception, delicacy and dignity. Culture marks differences between groups, but within groups, culture is an inherent confederation, a unique string that connects and unites individuals.