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ICIMOD highlights water dynamics, cooperation, and sustainable agriculture and hydropower development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas at 2013 World Water Week
Mr Om Prakash Narayan, India
ICIMOD and Green Governance Nepal have been supporting Dhankuta municipality to assess upstream-downstream linkages, possible payment and benefit sharing mechanisms, and also understanding value of ecosystem services, particularly water in the
Research on Nepal’s irrigation sector should be a priority of the Government of Nepal, irrigation experts said during the national irrigation seminar held 10-11 June in Dhulikhel, Nepal. The event was organised jointly by the Department of
Vast stretches of fertile floodplains of the Koshi basin is one of the most agriculturally abundant regions of Bihar (India) and Nepal that frequently suffers from significant flood and drought events attributing to low agricultural productivity,
ICIMOD is proud to bring to you Dr Hari Krishna Upadhyaya, Founder and Executive Chairperson of CEAPRED as well as Former Member of the National Planning Commission of Nepal, to deliver a talk focused on promising mountain products of the Nepal
Of the total land area in the Basin, agriculture dominates with 37%, while 6% is covered with snow/glacier. Another 33% accounts for grassland/ shrub land.
There are about 2,070 glaciers and 1,062 glacial lakes. Since the 1940s, 9 of these lakes burst their unstable moraine in two Koshi sub-basins (Arun and Sun Koshi). This is a major concern for the inhabitants and infrastructure.
In 2013, ICIMOD Koshi Basin Programme (KBP) started working with the Nepal Water Conservation Foundation (NWCF) in partnership with residents from Tinpiple and Dapcha of Kavrepalanchowk District, a midhill region of Nepal, with an aim to track down
The map uses L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar-2 (PALSAR-2) images from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
The northern part is also very cold and the temperature goes down to -17oC in January. The southern part is bit warmer.
The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) is on its five-year Implementation Phase (2012 – 2017), and has an array of proposed activities which it implements through its partner institutions...