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the Annual Meet 2016 are i) Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Science (CCAPS) Conference and ii) HI-AWARE Academy. The CCAPS conference aims to bring together experts from government agencies, research institutes and NGOs to
The training was both theoretical and practical, as participants went out into the community of Udayapur to practice their skills.
The training is a regular annual activity conducted under the Cryosphere Monitoring Programme (CMP) of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). It aims to build the capacities of national partners on the use of Remote
Four years into its six-year implementation period, the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) has generated a large volume of science and knowledge on adaptation to Change in the region.
Every year, the people who make ICIMOD’s programmes happen in each country – from development partners to policy makers to researchers – come together to showcase their work, engage in dialogue, explore potential partnerships, and build
Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development (GBPNIHESD) in Uttarakhand, India organized the 19th Himalayan Popular Lecture on 12 July 2017. The lecture, titled ‘Importance, Changes, and Resilience Building in
A field team was soon on its way, an example of the quick response to the needs of its regional member countries that ICIMOD is poised to provide. The scientific team, put together by the SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative and Cryosphere Monitoring
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.
Upstream and downstream are connected. So are natural resources and human livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development
A vast amount of data about the Koshi River Basin is now at your fingertips, even in the field from a mobile phone. It has long been a challenge for users working on transboundary issues to find reliable data that doesn’t stop at borders, which
What’s funny about air pollution? It turns out there’s a lot to laugh about – and a lot to learn – when a popular comedic duo joins forces with scientists to create a telefilm on the issue.
Migration and Remittances
South Asia suffers as much climate change and a looming energy crisis as the remote, off-grid, high altitude mountain areas of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, where living conditions are harsh and many people are vulnerable and
As part of its mission to reduce poverty in the world through development cooperation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has signed an agreement with ICIMOD to support ICIMOD’s work in the Hindu Kush Himalaya to
World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for global water issues. Organised annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the theme of this year’s week is Water for Sustainable Growth.
ICIMOD’s current work on Energy
Linking livelihoods and gender issues in the Koshi river basin can improve water resource management, was the key message of the regional ‘Water-livelihoods-gender nexus’, workshop 24-25 March in Kathmandu hosted by the International Centre of
Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), there is a requirement for countries prior to seeking result-based financing to show how all the social and environmental safeguards presented in the Cancun Safeguards are
Himalayan region faces a greater uncertainty of earthquakes and question come to peoples’ mind on when, where, and how big. Science has not developed enough to predict earthquakes and even California in US is still struggling to develop
this week to discuss climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). After sharing studies and experiences about climate change in the region, they