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action based on the strategy developed during the 6th GBIF Asia
Migration and Remittances
A seven-day training of lead farmers on beekeeping was organized from 5 -11 January 2017 with the main objective of supporting locals in Baganbari, an AdaptHimal pilot site in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts. The International Centre for
The action research explores how remittances can be used by households to improve their ability to prepare and respond to disasters and reduce vulnerability.
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.
Poverty and vulnerability assessment
The Himalaya are crucially important for India. Its mountains are ‘water towers’ that provide water to millions of people , and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy. However, the warming trend is comparably higher in the mountains
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
“You won’t have to walk. I’ll drop you off at the doorstep of a homestay in Dallekh,” the driver said to me when we reached Khalanga in Darchula. This came as quite a surprise. Up until then, all research teams I had been part of had hiked
The ICIMOD study analyzes the potential for increasing energy efficiency and reducing emissions from diesel generating (DG) sets used during electricity outages in the Kathmandu Valley—by switching from individual DG sets to micro-grids.
for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) held at ICIMOD headquarters 12 January to 15
of two knowledge products developed under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP). These products demonstrated
Together with ICIMOD’s support and active contribution from the national partners, the State Government of Nagaland has promulgated and enforced the Nagaland Biological Diversity Rule 2012.
An event to inaugurate the Ratna Park Air Quality Monitoring (AQM) Station and the US Embassy AQM System was held on 14 March 2017, organized jointly by the Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE), the International Centre for Integrated
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
A week-long training course on ‘Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Mapping and Monitoring of Glacier’ was conducted January 18th to 22nd at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).
to be a sign of empowerment. Development targets such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the current Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasise on the importance
A one day Country Consultation workshop on SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya Needs Assessment was jointly organised with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) at its headquarters in Islamabad on 23 February 2016.
Meteorological data is scarce in high-elevation environments, and detailed imagery and repeat digital elevation models of debris-covered glaciers have not been made publically available until now. The Cryosphere Initiative at the International
This workshop will create opportunities for science-society interaction (interaction between farmers and scientists) in relation to action research findings and expose selected leader farmers on innovative agriculture technologies and climate smart