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Dr Thaung is Executive Director of the Centre for People and Forests, aka RECOFTC (Regional Community Forestry Training Centre for Asia and the Pacific).
Birendra Bajracharya is the Acting Regional Programme Manager of Mountain Environment Regional Information System (MENRIS) at ICIMOD. Bajracharya joined ICIMOD in 1995 as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist. He holds an MSc in
Mr Basanta Shrestha, Director of Strategic Cooperation at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) provides strategic leadership and partnership development to bring about transformative change.
Mountain Legacy, a Nepal-based NGO, has announced that Peruvian engineer César Augusto Portocarrero Rodríguez will receive the 2017 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal at the Hotel Tibet International in Boudhanath, Kathmandu, on 11 December
A delegation of staff from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) represented SERVIR-Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) at a four-day service planning exchange hosted in Nairobi, Kenya, from 24 to 27 April 2017.
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is the highest mountain range in the world. It provides ecosystem goods and services to about 1.5 billion people living in the region and downstream areas. The region is recognized as one of the most vulnerable
The Government of Nepal has given high importance to ensuring food security for all its citizens, and recognizes food sovereignty as a basic human right. The core elements of food security are availability, access and utilization.
The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focusing on space exploration that takes place over a 48-hour period in cities around the world. The event embraces collaborative solutions to problems by producing
The regional reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is working with ICIMOD regional member countries (RMCs) to support them in their
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) identifies drought as one of the major climate risks in south Asia. The report projects that climate change will affect food security by the middle of the 21st
SERVIR-Himalaya Space Apps event channels creativity of budding entrepreneurs
ICIMOD continued to coordinate and rally the broad regional and international teams in the ongoing post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of the Government of Nepal. The ICIMOD Task Force on Geo-hazards...
SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme Knowledge Sharing Workshop
Scientists from the region and the United State of America gathered at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) headquarter in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss major transition activities and the causes of Land Cover and
MyCOE/SERVIR Himalaya Workshop
Call for applications for the Asia Pacific Graduates
In March 2015, the Cryosphere Initiative of ICIMOD and the Centre for Climate Change & Spatial Information (CCCSI) of Sherubtse College in Bhutan jointly organised a week-long workshop on “Application of Geospatial Technology in Climate Change
Basanta Shrestha, Director of Strategic Cooperation at ICIMOD, provides strategic leadership and partnership development to bring about transformative change. Mr Shrestha has a Master’s in Engineering in Computer Science from the Asian Institute