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Bhutan, the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica)
Hosted by the International RiverFoundation, the 19th International Riversymposium (http://riversymposium.com/), which is being held at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India from 12 to 14 September 2016, brings together river managers, policy developers,
ICIMOD has been actively engaged in Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) policy formulation support with Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation Government of Nepal (MFSC/GoN), and other conservation partners, including World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and The Environment Conservation and Development Forum (ECDF) have been conducting the European Union-funded Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change in the Himalaya (Himalica)
Promoting tourism in parts of the HKH has emerged as a promising avenue for development, but one that requires careful attention to the landscapes in which communities hope to attract increasing numbers of travelers. While the increased tourist
Around 15 per cent of the world’s estimated 105 million labour migrants come from Himalayan countries, where their earnings contribute so strongly to the economy that in Nepal alone remittances make up a quarter of GDP.
The training is aimed at young women and men with an entrepreneurial bent who are interested in setting up enterprises not just confined to vegetable value chains but also in exploring other possibilities for enterprise development in Barshong.
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Myanmar
Eighty-plus policy maker and journalist participants from Afghanistan China, India and Pakistan, were present as Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan, Hafeez-ur-Rahman opened the International Conference on Climate and Environmental Change Impacts on
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development took part in the perspectives business session
Bihar is India’s poorest state, and also the most flood-prone, with 73 per cent of its area routinely flooded by rivers from the Himalayas. Floods impact over three-quarters of the people of North Bihar.
The topics covered included integrated yak farming practices related to health, breed, fodder and pasture management, modern processing, and the sale and marketing of yak meat and other products in Lanzhou. The participants learnt about yak value
Today the group is selling allo thread at NPR 1,100 per kilogramme, an increase of NPR 300 per kilogramme (27%). The intervention addressed KLSCDI’s Nepal target output: to strengthen pro-poor and inclusive value chains addressing income
through the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change
ICIMOD and Green Governance Nepal have been supporting Dhankuta municipality to assess upstream-downstream linkages, possible payment and benefit sharing mechanisms, and also understanding value of ecosystem services, particularly water in the
Programmes Adaptation to Change AdaptHimal
Programmes Adaptation to Change AdaptHimal HICAP
- 18 Dec 2015 Promoting Mountain Products for Better Livelihoods in the Nepal Himalaya 11 Dec 2015 “Climate + Change - Indian Himalayan Region: Our Mountains, Our Future” Initiative 11 Dec 2015 - 15 Dec 2015 India-ICIMOD Week 2015 -