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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
World Water Day 2014, Pakistan: ‘Water and Energy’
Message from the Director General on International Women
Message from Director General on International Women’s Day 2015
ICIMOD’s first step: Address the water problem through rooftop rainwater harvesting, new ponds, and better management. The idea proved so popular that households not involved in the pilot began building the water systems themselves.
Koshi Basin Programme hosts a National Consultation workshop in China and revisits its impact pathway to ensure common understanding and plan for knowledge management strategies and research uptake
The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
of MAIL and supported by the International Centre for
International Mountain Day 2014 Celebrations in ICIMOD’s Member Countries
International Women’s Day 2012
community to celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples we remain conscious of and humbled by the rich diversity, cultural heritage, traditional knowledge, and innovation in art, science, and
It’s high time businesses invested in mountain ecosystem management
ICIMOD, as a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, has taken various steps to support south-south dialogue in the region. In August this year, a regional expert symposium held in Dali
Participatory approach crucial for flood management
Policy makers, experts, and practitioners from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) converged at a symposium held on the side lines of the 10th INTECOL International Wetland Conference in Changshu, China, from 19–24 September 2016.
route to improve sanitation, manage waste effectively, and end open defecation. Entrepreneurs are also catering more effectively to the large numbers of Indian and Nepali pilgrims who are vegetarians, learning to
all know that water is essential for life and is a basic requirement for the health and wellbeing of humans, ecosystems, and the natural processes upon which all living beings depend. What is perplexing is that, given this knowledge, why we do
International Mountain Day 2012
Workshop on Tools for Developing Water Availability and Demand Scenarios