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Bridging transboundary challenges with 21st century paradigms for the welfare of mountain people, forests and environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
ICIMOD Participates in the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
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.
Scientific Alliance on Silk Road Economic Belt
On the occasion of World Environment Day, 5 June 2015, ICIMOD called for submissions for the annual ‘ICT for Mountain Development Award’. The award recognises incformation, communication and technology (ICT)-enabled innovations, good practices,
Objectives of REDD" Initiative
Discussing a number of lessons learnt, this series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation
workshop on ‘REDD+ Safeguards for Himalayas’ 28 Jun 2016 - 30 Jun 2016 Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Safeguards are procedures and approaches that ensure implementation of REDD+ activities by
A hazard is an agent that harms or damages life, health, property, or the environment. It can be either natural or attributable to an anthropogenic activity that results in imbalances in ecological cycles and ecosystems as a whole.
High level delegates from the governments of Bhutan, India, and Nepal emphasized the need for regional cooperation on strengthening the potential and benefits of tourism in the Kangchenjunga landscape.
Kailash Sacred Landscape Initiative
workshop on ‘REDD+ Safeguards for Himalayas’ 28 Jun 2016 - 30 Jun 2016 International Workshop on ‘Benefit Sharing in Hydropower: Examples from Nepal and implications for other countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas’ 27 Jun 2016 -
China, India and Myanmar finalize action plan for the far-eastern Himalayan Landscape Initiative
The idea of developing the ancient ‘Silk Road’ as new ‘Economic Belt’ was mooted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in a speech in Kazakshstan in 2013. The fabled old Silk Road in the higher latitude runs through China, Mongolia, Russia,
on ‘Demystifying REDD+ safeguards for South Asia’ from 2–6 November 2015 in Kolkata, India. The meeting brought together four partner countries, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, and Nepal, with the long-term goal of establishing an REDD+ safeguard
the social and environmental safeguards presented in the Cancun safeguards are addressed and respected. READ MORE An Advanced Community-based Flood Early Warning System 17 Apr 2017 Pilot testing of an advanced community-based flood early