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Himalayas are a hot spot of climate change. There is already evidence of major changes affecting mountain areas, with potentially devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of people in the mountains and downstream. Adaptation
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.
On Sunday, 4 December 2016, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA), convened representatives from government, non-governmental organizations, academia, and
The World Mountain Forum (WMF) 2016 will take place Mbale, Uganda presenting an opportunity for mountain stakeholders to share past activities experiences in sustainable mountain development (SMD) and to discuss future challenges and opportunities
Clean Energy Access for Mountain People
Winter 2014 was a particularly mild one in the Hindu Kush Mountains, raising optimism in farmers along the Sai River in District Gilgit, Pakistan, for an early spring and a long growing season with rich harvests.
On a mid-February visit to Thimpu and the Gyelyong Tshokhang (National Assembly of Bhutan), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s (ICIMOD) Dr Eklabya Sharma, Director Programme Operations and Dr Golam Rasul, Theme Leader,
The Government of Nepal is taking steps towards making Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) a reality. In 2017, the country will discuss PES while working on its 14th National Development Plan.
action plan for short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) mitigation on 26 May 2017. The workshop was organized in
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
As a result of ICIMOD’s work on migration with the University of Sussex in the UK, the UK Foresight Committee contacted University of Sussex and ICIMOD to jointly prepare a policy discussion paper for the European Commission on ‘Migration as an
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 half-day workshop to explore how nature camp and environmental issues could be better incorporated within the National Education System in Nepal took place 4 July 2016.
Something as basic as ensuring that there are no contaminants in the water we drink can drastically improve human health and well-being. Keeping this in mind, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Myanmar
HI-AWARE as part of the larger Collaborative Adaptation Research in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) organized its third Annual Learning Review (ALR3) at Kathmandu during May 3-6. 2017. With support from ICIMOD, the event saw 85 participants from 22
Kailash sacred landscape covers more than 31,000 km2 geographical area and is spread across China, India, and Nepal. It exhibits diverse vegetation, starting from tropical forest at around 800m altitude to alpine steppe found at altitude higher than
this week to discuss climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). After sharing studies and experiences about climate change in the region, they
Unless countries in the Himalayan and downstream region strengthen collaboration to address food, water and energy issues, the region is likely to face an unprecedented food crisis. This was the underlining message of the two-day regional
Beekeeping with Apis cerana is a common practice among the pilot households in Taplejung district of Nepal. Over one-third of the households are engaged in this enterprise. Each household has 2–20 colonies of bees in traditional fixed comb log and
data in GIS helps reduces climate change impacts: Study 05 Mar 2017, Published in Social News XYZ Gender data in GIS helps reduces climate change impacts: Study 05 Mar 2017, Published in Vijaybheri Gender data in GIS helps reduces climate