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International Women’s Day (IWD) has over the years become a landmark event in the annual activity calendar of ICIMOD. The Gender Resource Team (GReaT team), a dedicated team of gender champions from different streams within ICIMOD, and the gender
the project “Sustainable Atmosphere for the Kathmandu
ICIMOD is looking for applications from potential candidates for the position of Communication Consultant for Koshi Basin Initiative and Indus Basin Initiative.
international workshop on Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Summer Monsoon (ACAM), held on 9-12 June 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal, brought together 120 scientists from 17 countries to discuss the current state of scientific knowledge about
Biomass briquettes are made from agricultural waste and are a replacement for fossil fuels such as oil or coal, and can be used to heat boilers in manufacturing plants, and also have applications in developing countries.
2013 Monsoon Floods in Nepal and India: What happened and what could have been done?
Part of the climate change experienced in the Himalayan region is a result of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2), which can remain in the atmosphere and impact the climate for centuries.
Approximately 45 national and international experts on the Upper Indus Basin and media persons will observe glacier monitoring stations, hydrological stations, and weather stations installed by the Pakistan Meteorological Department, Water and Power
Air pollution has become part of life for people across large parts of Asia. Thick smog chokes cities and their inhabitants as black exhaust from diesel engines clogs the air on daily commutes.
Knowledge Forum with Prof V. Ramanathan: The Extreme Vulnerability of the Himalayan-Tibetan Region to Global Warming and Air Pollution
Manisha Mehra, one of the Atmosphere Initiative’s PhD fellows, is currently pursuing her PhD from the Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development (IESD), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), and Varanasi, India.
The Himalayas: Upstream but Downwind
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,
in January 2016 by the Atmosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Chitwan, Nepal. The study will help further the
Experts from the HKH region discussed efforts to integrate air pollution and climate change mitigation activities in Asia during a side event organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGS), Japan at the ongoing UNFCCC COP21
HKH Cryosphere Monitoring Project