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Tapping the Potential of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh to Improve People’s Lives
Valleys in Chitral district, Pakistan, such as Kalash, Arandu, Shishi Koh and Jinjiret Koh, have a rich tradition of beekeeping. Farmers in these valleys have kept Apis cerana bees in traditional bee hives, known locally as katore, for ages and
Dr Aditi Mukherji was a Senior Researcher at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), based in Sri Lanka and then in India. She has published over 50 peer reviewed research papers, including two edited books by Taylor and Francis.
Hoping to raise awareness about the importance of forests, and provide information on ICIMOD’s REDD+ activities, the Forest Research Institute (FRI), under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) celebrated the
Celebrating International Mountain Day 2014
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
In the state of Mizoram in India, an acre of land is capable of producing turmeric worth as much as INR 150,000. Turmeric farmers currently rely on shifting cultivation to farm the precious crop, but with support, they would like to transition to
The MyCOE / SERVIR Partnership project supports local, long term capacity building to use geography and geographic technologies for sustainable development initiatives and facilitates ways in which existing geographic data and tools may be applied
visited the Sixth Nepal International Trade Fair in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, Nepal, on 16 March 2017. Among other stalls, the PM visited a booth set up by the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate change
Promoting South-South Knowledge Exchange and Collaboration between Experts and Practitioners from the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, Andes, and Central Asian Mountains for Improved Adaptation Learning and Resilient Livelihoods
Countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, like Nepal, are highly susceptible to geo-hazards posing grave risk to settlements and infrastructures. This is where knowledge and specialized institutions can play a critical role by providing geo-information
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
Side Event on Adaptation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: Lessons from an Integrated, Policy-relevant Research Programme
Boru Douthwaite is a PhD in Agriculture (Technology Policy Analysis). He is an independent researcher and evaluator interested in understanding how research outputs and processes can be used to catalyse and bolster rural innovations.