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The Strategy and Results Framework (SRF) reviews ICIMOD’s various initiatives and programmes and provides a holistic vision of how these will work towards a range of strategic results for improving lives and communities in some of the world’s
Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region has nearly 500 GW hydropower potential, but only a fraction of it has been developed. As countries in the region gear up for increased hydropower production to alleviate energy poverty, they find themselves
On a mid-February visit to Thimpu and the Gyelyong Tshokhang (National Assembly of Bhutan), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s (ICIMOD) Dr Eklabya Sharma, Director Programme Operations and Dr Golam Rasul, Theme Leader,
Himalayan Universities to Work Together on Knowledge Generation for Inclusive Development
23–24 January 2012: Himalayan universities to join hands for knowledge generation, Kathmandu
The Government of India has enlisted the expertise of ICIMOD as part of its newly launched effort to protect the complex and fragile Himalayan ecosystem
How is climate change impacting water resources in the Himalayas? That’s a big question, and now there’s a comprehensive atlas that policy makers and practitioners can turn to for answers and information.
Tone Setting e-discussion: Regional Workshop on Strengthening Research Capacity of the HKH Universities and Research Institutions for Promoting Inclusive and Innovative Development in the HKH Region
Those joining the summit highlighted the need for close and innovative collaboration. Participants stressed the required development of regional scholar leaders in the HKH for the promotion of evidence-based decisions on highlands and lowlands.
Himalayan Libraries Online
Regional Workshop on Strengthening Research Capacity of the HKH Universities and Research Institutions for Promoting Inclusive and Innovative Development in the HKH Region
HKH universities meet in Pakistan
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
The Indian butter tree is a superb multitasker. It controls erosion, grows in poor soil, its seeds are made into butter, its flowers make a tasty honey – and it can help farmers out of poverty. That’s why it’s earned a role in value chain
Two transboundary initiatives in the eastern Himalayas moved ahead in 2015 with milestones that included pilot projects and the endorsement and implementation of regional cooperation frameworks (RCFs).
Realizing that paper-and-pen documentation would limit the capacity to capture a full picture, ICIMOD set out to create a tool that would take advantage of digital imagery and enable beforeand-after comparisons. Within ten days, with the help of
If energy and water are subsidized to boost crop production, could it lead to more and cheaper food but a shrinking, degraded water supply? Growing crops for biofuels might promise more abundant, cleaner energy, but what happens to food security
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.
Around 15 per cent of the world’s estimated 105 million labour migrants come from Himalayan countries, where their earnings contribute so strongly to the economy that in Nepal alone remittances make up a quarter of GDP.