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are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest concentration of
Many records indicate that the trend of rising temperatures is more significant in mountain regions than adjacent lowlands. Climate models also suggest that the future will bring greater temperature increase and more erratic precipitation.
Clean Energy Access for Mountain People
The Indian butter tree is a superb multitasker. It controls erosion, grows in poor soil, its seeds are made into butter, its flowers make a tasty honey – and it can help farmers out of poverty. That’s why it’s earned a role in value chain
More than 120 participants from over 35 countries met in Kathmandu as part of the working group of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce ShortLived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), a global effort to bring together governments, civil society and
Realising the increasing effects of atmospheric changes on the fragile ecosystems and well being of people in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, the Atmosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
Discussion summary - The Earth Debate in the Hindu Kush Himalayas: Can We Put a Price on Nature?
are the primary source of water for millions of people in the mid hills of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH). Both rural and urban communities depend on springs for meeting their drinking, domestic and agricultural water needs. Springs
Challenges of hill communities in Nuwakot District
“Climate + Change - Indian Himalayan Region: Our Mountains, Our Future” initiative is an innovative, open-ended initiative to foster Climate Smart Communities throughout the Indian Himalayan region. Becoming Climate Smart requires increased
Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIP) provides an alternative technology that has been tested widely in the region and has been found to be a technically proven and workable solution and is suited for all categories of farms – large holder, small