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recent years Nepal has been increasingly plagued by air pollution. We cough through the dry season while days with clear views of the Himalayas become rarer. Several obvious domestic sources contribute, including open fires, vehicles, cook
Strategic Planning and Monitoring (SPM)
Digital Agriculture Atlas of Nepal, an easy-to-access one-stop source on cereals, cash crops, legumes, vegetables, fruits, and livestock
ICIMOD pilots first Forest Carbon Trust Fund in Nepal – Helps communities benefit from forest conservation and sustainable use
and colleges in Nepal (20 – 25 years of age) with interest in climate change issues and geospatial science and technology. About 30 to 40 youths are expected to
The CCAC is a voluntary partnership uniting governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, representatives of civil society and the private sector in the first global effort to address short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) as an
Workshop on Glacier Hydrological Monitoring and Assessments
The application combines near real-time MODIS visible bands (RGB product), and AOD (Aerosol Optical Depth) products to generate an air quality index. Information from NASA
Expedition to Rikha Samba Glacier, Nepal
Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)’s Working Group Meeting was hosted by ICIMOD in Kathmandu on 24-25 February 2015. The two-day meeting brought together people from almost 100 state and non-state
DG’s message on the launch of The Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Gorkha Earthquake-Induced Geohazards
News - Cryosphere Initiative
Monsoon season in South Asia has become a mixed blessing of late as heavy rains are needed for crop production, but also trigger floods and landslides that often negate the gains made through agriculture.
By the end of the year, ICIMOD had repaired broken weather stations, replaced broken sensors and solar panels, and continued its scientific work by conducting surveys of surface height change of the debriscovered Langtang and Lirung glaciers.
Open burning is common in the HKH and a convenient way for farmers to eliminate of large quantities of crop residue. This practice also serves to prepare fields for the next crop cycle – wheat in spring and rice in summer.
set up an office at the Nepal Army hangar to support rescue and relief flight planning. Using satellite remote sensing and GIS technology, ICIMOD helped to identify and