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Quest to unravel the cause of the Seti flash flood, 5 May 2012
‘Connecting from Space to Village’ – enhancing understanding of climate change in the Himalayas
The Second International Conference on ‘Cryosphere of the HKH: State of Knowledge’ was organized by ICIMOD with the support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the United States Embassy.
New Initiatives in Biodiversity Conservation and Management
Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is highly dynamic as there are many socioeconomic and environmental drivers of change at play, including climate change. The impacts of these changes challenge the resilience of natural and human capacities and
Today, Dr Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), visited the ICIMOD to discuss the role of science and technology in development and to experience firsthand the dynamic tools.
Regional REDD+ Initiative at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICMOD), under the REDD+ Himalaya Programme, facilitates the REDD+ readiness processes of member countries Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Myanmar at various
SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum: Using Earth Observation for Climate Change Actions in Pakistan
New frameworks open up innovative possibilities for conservation and development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
Nepal has approximately 11,000 schools (Upper Primary /Middle). The need to strengthen nature based experience of school children and teachers cannot be overemphasised. With this in mind, ICIMOD, in collaboration with National Trust for Nature
Himalaya, a new programme of the Regional REDD+ Initiative under the Transboundary Landscape Regional Programme, contributes to the development of implementation of incentive-based mechanisms for conservation and management of natural
Twenty-three Myanmar government officials were trained on ‘Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Mapping and Monitoring of Glacier’ 25 - 29 July 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
The certification programme seeks to build knowledge and capacity in local leaders, with a particular focus to assist poor and marginalized communities in preparing for future disasters.
(ICIMOD) Regional REDD+ Initiative, under its REDD+ Himalaya component, facilitates the ‘REDD+ readiness’ processes of the member countries (Bhutan, India, Myanmar, and Nepal) at
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:
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