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Discussions on the preliminary findings of a recent socio-economic survey conducted on 1,600 households in 11 districts around the Koshi embankments were held at a workshop in Patna, Bihar on 26 September...
Forum reveals new possibilities for water induced disaster management in the Koshi basin
Sixteen Nepalese specialists in ornithology, herpetofauna, biodiversity, plants and taxono-my, fisheries, and water and environment governance participated in the workshop. Ten technical papers focusing on various aspects of ecology and its relation
Inception Workshop on Koshi Basin Programme: Phase-I
disasters in the Koshi basin, specialists from the Koshi region gathered in Patna, Bihar on 4 February 2016 for a two-day forum. After years of devastating floods in southern Nepal and Bihar,
Partnership forum to reduce disasters in the Koshi River Basin
The Government of Nepal is taking steps towards making Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) a reality. In 2017, the country will discuss PES while working on its 14th National Development Plan.
The Koshi River basin is a transboundary basin shared by China, India, and Nepal. The river originates on the high altitude Tibetan Plateau and passes through eastern Nepal and northern Bihar in India before joining the Ganges.
Integrated modeling framework for Koshi Basin
Flood maps illustrating village-level inundation have the potential to support BSDMA in several community-level risk reduction activities. Such information is crucial to the government’s smooth response to flood management as waters continue to
Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal
The proposed expert consultation aims to bring biodiversity experts and professionals to discuss and scope research priorities that can possibly be linked to policy in Nepal.
Indus River Basin is shared by four countries Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, with the largest portions of the Basin lying in Pakistan (52%) and India (33%). The main river originates at Lake Ngangla Rinco on the Tibetan Plateau in the
visit in the part of the Koshi River Basin shared by Nepal and China. The field visit was followed by a two-day KBP Partners’ Forum. The purpose of the visit was to
Stories from the Koshi Basin
A four-day training on Water Use Master Plans (WUMPs) facilitation was jointly organized by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation and ICIMOD at Babarmahal, Kathmandu from 10–13 March 2015. More than 30 participants from the three WUMP piloting sites,
Koshi Basin Programme (KBP), in partnership with the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), Nepal and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), India, are conducting a state-of-the-art study on the sediment dynamics in the
altitude mountains of the Koshi River Basin will soon undergo a geochemical analysis at the IIT Kanpur (India) laboratory to understand the contribution of sediment load from different geographic
water resources in the Koshi River basin by integrating livelihoods and gender as core aspects
The Koshi Basin is one of those most vulnerable Himalayan Basins where climate change will affect water availability, and consequently agriculture and livelihood options for millions of people.