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Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy
A new environmental impact assessment is an encouraging sign for hydropower developers and environmentalists
Studies show that using more efficient technologies, mainly during the firing of bricks, can reduce pollutant emissions by 10–50%, depending on the process, scale and fuel used. The Brick Production Initiative (BPI) of the Climate and Clean Air
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) started to engage in community carbon forestry in 2003 in India and Nepal and later on implemented a REDD project from 2009-2013 in Nepal...
ICIMOD session at the IDRC in Davos, Switzerland
Inception workshop - Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme Upper Salween-Mekong Basin
Regional Sharing Workshop on Assessment of Challenges and Opportunities in the Asia Pacific region for Rio +20
Nepal has approximately 11,000 schools (Upper Primary /Middle). The need to strengthen nature based experience of school children and teachers cannot be overemphasised. With this in mind, ICIMOD, in collaboration with National Trust for Nature
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Niti Foundation hosted the first international workshop on ‘Benefit Sharing in Hydropower: Examples from Nepal and Implications for Other Countries in the Hindu Kush
The action points were developed based on recommendations developed during a consultation organized by the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs with the Bangladesh Planning Commission and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain
“Climate + Change - Indian Himalayan Region: Our Mountains, Our Future” initiative is an innovative, open-ended initiative to foster Climate Smart Communities throughout the Indian Himalayan region. Becoming Climate Smart requires increased
Objectives of REDD" Initiative
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) attracted the world community’s attention to a range of climate change-related issues and their impact on the ecosystem of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region at COP21 in Paris this
This conference aims to explore and assess the role of mountains in the Anthropocene, and to develop plausible visions for mountains in a future where unintended or unforeseen consequences of human activities may dominate natural processes.
Forest fires are a major challenge in Nepal, where large patches of forest are lost each year as a result of fire incidents. In recent years, the number of forest fire incidents has risen, further contributing...