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A high-level delegation visited ICIMOD and CEAPRED’s pilot implementation on climate smart villages (CSV) in Patlekhet and Kalchebesi in Kavrepalanchok district.
The second book launch of HICAP’s new title, “Gender Analysis of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in China with Focus on Yunnan” was held in Baoshan City, Yunnan, China, on 15 March 2017. Many of the case studies presented in this book
Kalchhebesi is seeing many women change makers bringing about behavioural changes in their communities, in the way they farm and in the way they live their lives. Kalchhebesi local Januka Timalsina is a pioneer farmer amongst her peer group of women
Local people are leading its management through the ANCA Management Council, which includes elected representatives from villages within the nearly 2,000 square kilometre area.
programme on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) funded a two-year project titled ‘Reviving springs and providing access to solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIP) through community-based water
Animal husbandry is an integral part of farming systems in the Himalaya. Livestock provide dairy products, meat, draft power and farmyard manure. High altitude meadows characterized as rangelands have been traditionally used by both wild and
The symposium included a lawmakers’ session that brought together ministers and Members of Parliament from India’s mountain states and Bangladesh to discuss transboundary cooperation. Representatives from European and Southeast Asian countries
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)
Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) on Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) takes a research for development approach to address challenges in four major regions: the Ganges; the Nile-East Africa; the Volta-Niger; and the
More than 120 participants from over 35 countries met in Kathmandu as part of the working group of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce ShortLived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), a global effort to bring together governments, civil society and
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
The Government of India has enlisted the expertise of ICIMOD as part of its newly launched effort to protect the complex and fragile Himalayan ecosystem
Countries in the Himalayan and downstream areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayas need to strengthen their collaboration to address food, water and energy issues. Unless this happens, the region’s agricultural development could be at risk.
Upon reaching Khalanga, the district headquarters of Darchula, I saw all of my prior concerns had been for nothing. There was a nice hotel with good food, clean rooms, and most importantly, Wi-Fi.
Springs are the primary source of water for many communities living in mid-hills of Nepal. Changes in social and economic activity as well as in rainfall patterns have led to drying up of springs resulting in additional pressure on agriculture.
The Indus Basin Initiative at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has taken a step towards enhancing partnership in Pakistan. ‘SDIP Phase-2 for Indus Basin’ was a workshop organized jointly by ICIMOD with the
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
A joint initiative to aid the Government of Nepal (GoN) in developing internationally accredited environmental impact assessment (EIA) guidelines and procedures for the hydropower sector was launched 3 February 2016. Nepal
Integrating key national and regional issues into the the Forth Medium Term Action Plan (MTAP-IV, 2018-22) was the objective for the Pakistan Country Consultation organised on 3 August 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad. The consultation
More than a hundred local community members participated in a training workshop in late January to learn about management of invasive alien plant species to make bio-briquettes and bio-composting. Participants ranged from students from different