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to develop a comprehensive management plan. Conditions of the lake, landslide dam features, dam materials, the river course and
The workshop will bring together members of the SERVIR Applied Science Team (AST) and select partners from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan working with the SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIRHKH) initiative at ICIMOD.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in partnership with Google Earth Engine Outreach, will conduct a four-day training workshop on the Google Earth Engine (GEE) platform at its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal,
On 9 December, ICIMOD observed International Mountain Day 2016 at its headquarters, focusing on the need to retain and employ cultural knowledge in mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.
Water as Human Right in the HKH and Beyond
Menaka’s quiet demeanour disguises her wit and her great sense of humour. Her journey from a remote village in Mugu to steady job holder with a postgraduate degree is full of hardship, adventure, and courage. Like a majority of the people in
World Water Day provides us an opportunity to join our friends and colleagues from the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) and the rest of the world in creating awareness about the importance of Water for human and ecosystem wellbeing towards achieving
all know that water is essential for drinking, health, cleanliness, electricity, and the environment, but most people tend to underestimate the importance of water for food production. We also tend to take for granted the many actions required to
ICIMOD is working to transform water management in the Koshi basin through inclusive water use master plans
importance of this valuable resource for mountain people and downstream populations. However,
Water Day provides us with an opportunity to join with our friends and colleagues from the Hindu Kush Himalayas and the rest of the world in creating awareness about the importance of Water for the wellbeing of people and ecosystems and
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
The Panel, chaired by Director General Dr David Molden of ICIMOD and facilitated by Dr Philippus Wester, Principal Investigator of the HI-AWARE Consortium, discussed various water challenges in mountain environments as...
year, World Water Day draws attention to a specific aspect of freshWater. Under the theme ‘Water and Sustainable Development’, World Water Day 2015 provides an opportunity to build on the messages from previous years and highlight the role
World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for global Water issues. Organised annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the theme of this year’s week is Water for Sustainable Growth.
International Year of Water Cooperation (UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/65/154). UNESCO has been appointed to lead the preparations for the Year and World Water Day (22 March), in view of its contribution to the
ICIMOD raises mountain issues at World Water Forum
groups in local-level water management in Sindhupalchowk, Sindhuli, and Saptari districts of the Koshi Basin. Part of a joint initiative between
of Head of Knowledge Management and Communication/Senior KM Specialist. The KMC Head is responsible for realizing ICIMOD’s role as a regional knowledge, learning, and enabling centre and steering a team of