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Capacity Building for Improved Monitoring of Snow, Ice and Water Resources in the INDUS Basin
Capacity Building Workshop on Satellite Remote Sensing Applications for Water Resources Management
The training was both theoretical and practical, as participants went out into the community of Udayapur to practice their skills.
and Climate Change Adaptation Programme in Myanmar since last two years. The programme aims to support vulnerable
Upstream and downstream are connected. So are natural resources and human livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development
As part of its mission to reduce poverty in the world through development cooperation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has signed an agreement with ICIMOD to support ICIMOD’s work in the Hindu Kush Himalaya to
In Udayapur district of Nepal, women generally haven’t had the same access to information, extension services, or opportunities to participate in government programmes and markets as men. However, rising outmigration of men demands that women
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in partnership with WWF Gilgit-Baltistan, organized a three-day training of trainers (ToT) workshop in Islamabad as an activity under its Himalica programme.
Strengthening mountain livelihood opportunities
Mountains may be rugged and majestic, but they’re also fragile environments that are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest
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.
ICIMOD’s current work on Energy
The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), Pakistan, and the Gansu Light Industries
The Expert Consultation Workshop on Improving Flood Risk Management in Bihar was organised by the Water Resources Department (WRD) of Bihar 18-19 February in Patna with support from the World Bank. International experts on flood forecasting, senior
Rural enterprise development
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.
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
a part of capacity development activities, the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is organizing its 34th Biannual Research and Training Workshop at Kathmandu, Nepal. SANDEE is a capacity building network