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A local crop diversity fair in Khar VDC of Api-Nampa Conservation area of Kailash landscape of Nepal was organised at a local level to raise public awareness on good management of local crop genetic resources, identify rare and unique species,
Twenty-one participants attended a four-day training “Introduction to Data Analysis with R” organised by the Cryosphere initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) held at ICIMOD headquarters 12 January to
A Technical Consultative Meeting was held on the Regional Programme Implementation Plan (2016–2020) for the Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KLCDI) at ICIMOD from 3–5 December. The meeting was held to bring the
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Foundation and Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA) conducted two stakeholder-workshops to introduce
Bangladesh is one of the world
We all know that water is essential for drinking, health, cleanliness, electricity, and the environment, but most people tend to underestimate the importance of water for food production. We also tend to take for granted the many actions required to
Bangladesh and ICIMOD has been working in the area of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities.
HKH Cryosphere Monitoring Project
In mid-November, three of us travelled to Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL), India - Uma Pratap, Binaya Pasakhala and Kamala Gurung. We were going to assess value chain niche products and facilitate bee keeping training with the Van Raji tribal groups,
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and its partners for the Cryosphere Monitoring Programme carried out an expedition to Rikha Samba Glacier located within the Hidden Valley of Lower Mustang in Nepal. The
HICAP’s Work on Gender Applauded at CRM Expert Working Group Meeting
visiting the ICIMOD/KU/DHM meteorological and hydrological stations, we conducted maintenance on precipitation stations
A workshop on ‘Glacier Monitoring in the Himalayas using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)’ was held at ICIMOD on 27 January 2015, followed by demonstrations of the SenseFly eBee UAV and Kathmandu University hexacopter on the Kirtipur cricket
Samples of rock and sediment from the high and middle 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
The training was organized by ICIMOD with technical assistance from Sustainable Eco Engineering, supported by the Governments of Norway and Sweden in India (Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme) and the Australian Government through the
The 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake on April 25, 2015 and subsequent aftershocks caused more than 8,500 fatalities, nearly 22,500 injured, and damaged thousands of buildings. The powerful quake also left potential secondary hazard risk from
The mock drill followed the installation of three community-based flood early warning systems (CB-FEWS) at selected sites along the Ratu River in late June and early July 2015. CB-FEWS are devices engineered to alert downstream communities...
The installation of CB-FEWS in Mahottari District followed a five-day CB-FEWS training at ICIMOD’s Knowledge Park in early June. While ICIMOD and its partners are involved in the initial stages...
Workshop on rainfall surface development in Nepal