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Salmanuddin Shah has a Master’s in International Relations from Karachi University and is currently working at Focus Humanitarian Assistance, Pakistan.
Discussions on the preliminary findings of a recent socio-economic survey conducted on 1,600 households in 11 districts around the Koshi embankments were held at a workshop in Patna, Bihar on 26 September...
Youth engagement at ICIMOD
The Student-Focused Research Symposium seeks to bring together a consortium of universities and institutions to promote academic engagements for emerging young scholars of Nepal and the Himalayan region to present on current research.
“ICIMOD’s resolve and tireless efforts in the face of such devastation truly inspire us,” said Jack Dangermond. “Their work has already had huge impact and they continue to drive relief and recovery...
The Director General of ICIMOD, Dr David Molden, said that the Framework has been prepared primarily to provide insights into how to restore, revive, and revitalize livelihoods focusing on the various socioeconomic challenges towards a strategic
Integrating disaster resilience in ecosystems management
Dr Thaung is Executive Director of the Centre for People and Forests, aka RECOFTC (Regional Community Forestry Training Centre for Asia and the Pacific).
As one of the world’s first carbon offset projects involving local communities in monitoring the carbon in their forests, the project provides valuable global learning on how to build the capacity of local stakeholders in implementing carbon
A joint development initiative of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), SERVIR works in partnership with leading regional organisations worldwide to help developing
Handing out the Award, Esri President Jack Dangermond said ICIMOD was recognized for its contribution to the disaster response efforts of the Government of Nepal in the aftermath of the recent earthquake in the country...
Action for Adaptation: Bringing climate change science to policy makers
Workshop on Automated Forest Cover Monitoring in the HKH in collaboration with Global Forest Watch
In March 2015, the Cryosphere Initiative of ICIMOD and the Centre for Climate Change & Spatial Information (CCCSI) of Sherubtse College in Bhutan jointly organised a week-long workshop on “Application of Geospatial Technology in Climate Change
ICIMOD Statement from Dr Golam Rasul, 24 November 2015
Actively involved in Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) development since Conference of the Parties 13 (COP 13), Nepal is the recipient of international assistance to prepare for the implementation of REDD+,
In an effort to address Nepal’s post earthquake housing crisis, a new initiative is harnessing the country’s abundant bamboo resources to rebuild devastated communities and promote sustainable livelihoods. On 25 April 2015, a large earthquake
Nepal joined the United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD) programme in 2009 as an observer country. Since then, Nepal has made active contributions
World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for global water issues. Organised annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the theme of this year’s week is Water for Sustainable Growth.