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By the end of the year, ICIMOD had repaired broken weather stations, replaced broken sensors and solar panels, and continued its scientific work by conducting surveys of surface height change of the debriscovered Langtang and Lirung glaciers.
in 2015 to sharing the research of ICIMOD experts on a range of Himalayan water-related challenges from the status of glaciers to socioeconomic and policy aspects
SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum: Using Earth Observation for Climate Change Actions in Pakistan
preparation of a Local REDD+ Action Plan (LRAP) for Ilam, Nepal. A series of past consultation meetings with local stakeholders for identifying problems and solutions to minimize
It’s often thought that migration remittances can boost a community’s resilience to disaster. But would that prove to be the case after the 2015 earthquake, or would the lack of youth to help with rescue and reconstruction mean that, in
and Resilience (HI-AWARE) Research on Glacier and Snowpack Dependent River Basins for Improving Livelihoods” is a five year study that ICIMOD is leading with its partners in four river basins namely Indus, Upper Ganga,
How is climate change impacting water resources in the Himalayas? That’s a big question, and now there’s a comprehensive atlas that policy makers and practitioners can turn to for answers and information.
Yak are integral to the culture and livelihoods of the high Himalayas, but border closures and restrictions have altered the traditions of nomadic pastoralists and closed the road to genetic exchange, while negative impacts are magnified by changing
Call for Applications: SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum: Using Earth Observation for Climate Change Actions in Pakistan
The majestic Himalaya draws its name from snow. “Himalaya” is descriptive term in Sanskrit which translates to “abode of snow”. However, snow cover area is decreasing in Himalaya as it is the world over. Global warming is further
More than 250 experts, policy makers, government officials, journalists, and youth convened in Kathmandu this week to discuss climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). After sharing studies and experiences about climate change in the region,
The Youth Forum targets youths from different professional backgrounds, universities, and colleges in Nepal (20 – 25 years of age) with interest in climate change issues and geospatial science and technology. About 30 to 40 youths are expected to
Side Event on Adaptation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: Lessons from an Integrated, Policy-relevant Research Programme
Pilot research on wetlands to kick start in Dali
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research, and Development (LI-BIRD)
Evaluation of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) through participatory research and development
Mountains in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are ‘water towers’, which provide water and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy to 1.3 billion people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely
Expert Consultation on Research and Management Priorities for High-Altitude Rangelands and Their Interfaces
The I International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions is a scientific event for sharing and discussing methods, tools, results, and challenges in Research in mountain systems.
8 December 2011: Youth Forum – Empowering youth in Earth observation information for climate action in the Himalayas, Islamabad, Pakistan