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The Himalaya are crucially important for India. Its mountains are ‘water towers’ that provide water to millions of people , and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy. However, the warming trend is comparably higher in the mountains

Madhav Prasad Dhakal

The Cryosphere Initiative of the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with the Department of Hydro-Met Services (DHMS), Bhutan organised a five day training on “Application of Remote Sensing and

The impact of ICIMOD’s work in 2015 is visible in its ability to work with its member countries to respond to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the

Over the past decade, concern for the changes wrought on ecosystems and livelihoods by climate and other changes has prompted greater awareness of the importance of this valuable resource for mountain people and downstream populations. However,

The impact of ICIMOD’s work in 2015 is visible in its ability to work with its member countries to respond to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the

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ICIMOD Program Impact

Towards a better understanding of water resources management in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

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Basant Pant

From 14 -17 June 2014, ICIMOD, in partnership with IMHE, organized a four-day field visit in the part of the Koshi River Basin shared by Nepal and China. The field visit was followed by a two-day KBP Partners’ Forum. The purpose of the visit was

AdaptHimal

Forest fires are a major challenge in Nepal, where large patches of forest are lost each year as a result of fire incidents. In recent years, the number of forest fire incidents has risen, further contributing...

Participants exchanged knowledge, strengthened networks, and engaged in discussions that led to recommendations on issues such as flood zoning, environmental protection, contextspecific adaptation strategies, and the importance of strong

ICIMOD has developed significant expertise on wetlands in the Hindu Kush Himalayas over the course of a number of research projects and pilots on wetlands resources, including knowledge on improved management of wetland resources.

The Indus River Basin is shared by four countries Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, with the largest portions of the basin lying in Pakistan (52%) and India (33%). The main river originates at Lake Ngangla Rinco on the Tibetan Plateau in the