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New Studies: Indus River flow variability and trends
The total glacier area in the greater Himalayan region is subject to large uncertainties and problems of geographic delineation. According to the recent inventory of glacier prepared by ICIMOD there are 18,495 glaciers...
in 12 study areas in the Indus, upper Ganga, Gandaki, and Teesta
Capacity Building for Improved Monitoring of Snow, Ice and Water Resources in the INDUS Basin
Studies have provided different findings on temperature trends in the region and the basin (Bhutiyani et al 2009). Although Fowler and Archer (2006) have shown that mean and minimum summer temperatures provide a consistent trend of cooling beginning
Climate Change in Downstream Areas of the Indus River Basin: Local Perceptions and Adaptation Measures
Much of the water originates around the highest mountains on earth, a region often called “the third pole” because of its immense concentration of snow and ice, the largest outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Relying on a complex interplay of
in four river basins namely Indus, Upper Ganga,
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalaya, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in.
On 25th May 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning a partnership for sustainable mountain development was signed by Ayesha Khan, Country Director, Hashoo Foundation and David Molden, Director General, International Centre for
of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development
The main highlights of the Annual Meet 2016 are i) Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Science (CCAPS) Conference and ii) HI-AWARE Academy. The CCAPS conference aims to bring together experts from government agencies, research institutes and NGOs
Mountains may be rugged and majestic, but they’re also fragile environments that are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest
Key Achievements (SDIP I)