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The first draft of the Nepal REDD+ Strategy 2016 envisions a three-tier institution for REDD+ implementation. In addition to the central level institution—including the REDD+ Apex body, the REDD working group, the National REDD Centre, and the
Dr David James Molden joined ICIMOD as Director General in December 2011. Dr Molden is a development specialist with more than 30 years of experience in designing, planning, executing, and monitoring programmes on water management, livelihoods,
The International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment, and Impacts on Livelihood was organized in Kathmandu from 10-12 January 2017. The three-day event brought together 300 national and 100 international scientists, policy makers,
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
The five-day INTECOL 2017 congress organized 74 symposium sessions and three workshops featuring stimulating ecological research on a broad range of topics from around the world. Around 2,000 participants from over 70 countries attended the event.
The Hindu Kush Karakoram Pamir Landscape(HKPL) lies at the convergence of several important bio geographical regions and possesses a unique and rich assemblage of floral and faunal diversity. It spreads over 67,506 km² at a junction of the three
ICIMOD, in collaboration with Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB), and Gaoligongshan National Nature Reserve (South), plans to organize a Regional workshop on Harnessing Potential on Bird watching Ecotourism in the HILIFE Landscapes
The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) has implemented different measures aimed at supporting local communities to handle waste and sanitation issues in Pulan County.
China and ICIMOD have been working together in the areas of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities. ICIMOD`s partner
Cryosphere and Atmosphere
It has been agreed upon that a Community Information Resource Centre (CIRC) will be established in Wa San Dum, a village in Myanmar’s Putao district. The centre has been envisioned as a government-led, community-managed institution that hosts four
Sichuan University, China, with support from ICIMOD’s Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI), and GIZ organized a three-day Training of Trainers (ToT) communication session for yak and horse transportation teams
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is one of the most dynamic, diverse, and complex mountain systems in the world, providing fresh water resources to more than 210 million people in the mountains and 1.3 billion people downstream.
Key activities - Bees and Pollination Portal
Beekeeping is integral to the livelihoods of mountain farming households in several areas of the HKH region. It helps in improving livelihoods and food security of mountain people. Bees pollinate crops and plants and help in enhancing crop