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Across the Hindu Kush Himalayas, forest fires are devastating to local communities and ecosystems, and are a huge challenge for forest managers. The first challenge to stopping forest fires is getting accurate and timely information, including...
Linking small primary producers to markets remains one of the major issues in improving liveli-hoods of the rural populations in Bhutan according to the chairman of Sarpang Poultry Associa-tion, Dr Karma Wangchuk...
Having inaugurated the REDD+ Himalaya Initiative in an official ceremony in August 2015, Myanmar is making progress on its national roadmap for REDD+ readiness. In this first preparatory phase, countries design their national REDD+ strategies and
The United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD Programme) is a collaborative effort between FAO, UNDP and UN Environment. It builds on the convening power
The Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) programme, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Bhutan, organized a workshop for the Gups (headmen) and Gewog (an administrative
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.
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is prone to natural hazards. Climate change and its impacts exacerbate this susceptibility. Floods and flash floods are major natural hazards in the HKH and are catastrophic to downstream communities. Many rivers and
Myanmar 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. ICIMOD`s partner
Classroom interactions are often what we remember the most from our childhoods. The opportunity to go back to such an engaging setting is often what we yearn for. In February 2017, HI-AWARE formally launched its climate change certification
Dasarath Chand municipality in far western Nepal has suffered from an acute water shortage for several years. To meet the area’s water demand, a new project to provided sufficient water for their daily life of municipal citizens is under
The Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) Initiative of ICIMOD in partnership with the Institute for International Development (IID) and in collaboration with the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and
April and May: National workshops on ‘Development of Pro Poor Value Chains for Honey’ in Kishoreganj District of Bangladesh, Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, India and Alital VDC of Nepal
Consultations for Ecotourism Policy and Management Strategy in Myanmar
ICIMOD welcomes application for the position of Head of Knowledge Management and Communication/Senior KM Specialist. The KMC Head is responsible for realizing ICIMOD’s role as a regional knowledge, learning, and enabling centre and steering a
Roundtable explores links between migration and adaptation
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are crucially important region for the world. These mountains serve as the ‘Water Towers of Asia’, providing water to over 1.3 billion people, and a number of other services, including food, biodiversity, and