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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
Many big rivers like the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra originate from the snow and glacier covered high mountains, and have abundant seasonal and annual water supply. Despite this, mountain people living on the ridges and hill slopes have limited
Message from Director General on International Women’s Day 2015
Statistical software training for improved analysis of vulnerability and adaptive capacity in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) Partner and Stakeholder Workshop on Climate Change Science and Policy
Water is a primary life-giving resource, and its availability is an essential component in socioeconomic development and poverty reduction. The Himalayas are the source of countless perennial rivers, but paradoxically substantial number of mountain
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) - Internal Review
The action research explores how remittances can be used by households to improve their ability to prepare and respond to disasters and reduce vulnerability.
Glimpses of International Women’s Day 2012 Celebration at ICIMOD
Message from the Director General on International Women
International Women’s Day 2012
SABAH works to empower marginalised women by offering a means to build livelihoods as home-based workers. The organisation recently became a major partner of the Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) in Nepal...
The remote community of Khar in far-western Nepal provides one sterling example of the courage to change. Inhabited by many poor and marginalized people, residents of Khar scramble for their livelihoods as economic opportunities are few. Some gather
The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. As in the past years, ICIMOD will be celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. The theme for IWD this year is
ICIMOD supports K2 Expedition: ‘Women Climbing for Climate Change’
Mountains in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are ‘water towers’, which provide water and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy to 1.3 billion people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely
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).
IWD 2011: Celebrating Mountain Women