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The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focusing on space exploration that takes place over a 48-hour period in cities around the world. The event embraces collaborative solutions to problems by producing
Earth Observation for Climate Change Resilient Mountain Communities
As a student of commerce and management, I have heard the word ‘entrepreneurship’ being thrown around quite frequently. Often, the word is associated with billionaires such as Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, who are famous for having been
Congressman Levin visits ICIMOD
The MyCOE / SERVIR Partnership project supports local, long term capacity building to use geography and geographic technologies for sustainable development initiatives and facilitates ways in which existing geographic data and tools may be applied
On 25 April 2015 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal near the historic town of Gorkha. The earthquake caused numerous landslides and triggered avalanches that caused widespread damage, although much less than what would be expected
Using spaceborne SAR in synergy with other methods for forest above-ground biomass assessment in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) Region
This year we had 63 participants (53 male and 10 female) in ISAC Kathmandu. They included beginners as well as experts in the field of technology. The participants formed 16 teams; 10 of them worked on global challenges while the remaining 6
ICIMOD and Young Innovations Pvt. Ltd. (YIPL) jointly organized a two-day event ‘International Space Apps Challenge’ (ISAC) in Kathmandu from 23 to 24 April 2016. This was the fourth time the two organizations collaboratively organized ISAC in
Developing decision support tools for Bangladesh
A delegation of staff from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) represented SERVIR-Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) at a four-day service planning exchange hosted in Nairobi, Kenya, from 24 to 27 April 2017.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) identifies drought as one of the major climate risks in south Asia. The report projects that climate change will affect food security by the middle of the 21st
Hub team members attend SERVIR Demand Workshop in Washington, DC
Quest to unravel the cause of the Seti flash flood, 5 May 2012
This training aims to train relevant professionals from ICIMOD and selected partner institutions and SERVIR-hubs on sentinel satellite data analysis for various applications.