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The success of ecosystem management interventions in Rauta VDC of Udaipur gained the attention of the organising committee of the World Environment Day 2016 of Government of Nepal which recognised the Dumri Thumka women’s group with an
The Himalayan region faces a greater uncertainty of earthquakes and question come to peoples’ mind on when, where, and how big. Science has not developed enough to predict earthquakes and even California in US is still struggling to develop
With warming in the HKH being higher than the global average (ICIMOD, 2007), climate induced natural hazards are likely to be exacerbated, including severe glacial melting and the formation of glacial lakes and, GLOFs.
If energy and water are subsidized to boost crop production, could it lead to more and cheaper food but a shrinking, degraded water supply? Growing crops for biofuels might promise more abundant, cleaner energy, but what happens to food security
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.
and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas
Bishnu Prasad Ghimire, a vegetable farmer from Triyuga, a municipality in Nepal’s Udayapur district, recalls how up until a few years ago, his community relied on neighbouring districts or Indian states for vegetables. Udayapur has seen a
Something as basic as ensuring that there are no contaminants in the water we drink can drastically improve human health and well-being. Keeping this in mind, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Myanmar
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
and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica)
On 12 June 2017, a bus carrying a group of Bhutanese farmers from Barshong gewog—seventeen men and five women—descended to the warmer plains of Gelephu. Accompanying them was a team of officials from ICIMOD, Barshong Gewog, and livestock and
and Climate change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) initiative in Taplejung, Nepal. Farmers usually keep Apis cerana bees in traditional fixed comb log
Naba Bikram Kishore Tripura, Secretary at the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA), Bangladesh, and Board Member of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), recently visited Dabur Nepal’s Ashok
In Islamabad, the ICIMOD delegation held strategic meetings with senior officials of various ministries as well as representatives of the UN, USAID and Australian High Commission, among others.
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
Partners Uttarakhand Gramya Vikas Samiti, Integrated Livelihood Support Project (UGVS-ILSP), India and High Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP), Nepal attended a week long on-the-job training at the International Centre for
Rural enterprise development
The workshop ‘Participatory 3 Dimensional Model (P3DM) building’ was held 12-18 June 2016 at Dhungetar, Charghare VDC, Nuwakot in Nepal. The programme was organised by Strategic Cooperation, International Centre for Integrated Mountain
A two-day workshop on ‘Empowering Women as Agents of Change’ to contextualise gender inequality, to identify and strengthen the perceptions of key stakeholders in strengthening women’s roles in decision-making processes, and to recognise
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s (ICIMOD) Strategic Committee Meeting of Upper Indus Basin (UIB) Network was held 17 October 2016, Islamabad, Pakistan to discuss the actions points of August 5 2016 meeting;