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The adverse impacts of environmental shocks and stressors will be disproportionately high in developing countries, especially among the poor and vulnerable populations. People will respond to these impacts with a combination of in-situ and ex-situ
Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC), Government of Pakistan, hosted a meeting with representatives from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) on 17 May 2017 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Secretary of the Ministry of
climate pollutants (SLCPs) are agents that have relatively short lifetime in the atmosphere — a few days to a few decades — and a warming influence on climate. The main SLCPs are black carbon, methane and tropospheric ozone. Aside
the Cryosphere in a Changing Climate was held in Wellington, New Zealand, from 12 to 17 February 2017. The symposium brought together renowned glaciologists from around the world to discuss and share research findings on
Large cardamom (Amomum sabulatum Roxb) is the high value cash crop and main source of cash income for farmers in eastern Himalayan region including Eastern Nepal, Sikkim and parts of Darjeeling district in West Bengal of India, and Southern Bhutan.
+ Change - Indian Himalayan Region: Our Mountains, Our Future” initiative is an innovative, open-ended initiative to foster Climate Smart Communities throughout the Indian Himalayan region. Becoming Climate Smart requires increased
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) identifies drought as one of the major Climate risks in south Asia. The report projects that Climate change will affect food security by the middle of the 21st
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
attention to a range of climate change-related issues and their impact on the ecosystem of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region at COP21 in Paris this
climate change phenomemnon is the greatest threats to the arctic and alpine zones. High-altitudes zones of the Himalayas are particularly susceptible to climate variability and have shown increase in warming, and perhaps sooner, than the rest of
this week to discuss climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). After sharing studies and experiences about climate change in the region, they
Resilient Mountain Villages
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) organized a day-long consultation and user engagement
Resilient mountain village
With the development of a Private Sector Engagement Strategy, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is conducting a series of meetings in its Regional Member Countries (RMCs) with potential private sector entities and
Climate Smart Villages, a pilot across four Villages in Kavrepalanchowk in Nepal, have been shortlisted for a Best Climate Practices Award under “Climate Change and Water Availability for Food Production”. Winning this award would
Under HICAP’s communications and outreach component, GRID-Arendal and ICIMOD will hold a training workshop for journalists from 28 September to 3 October 2015 in Kathmandu...
is the use of high-level climate change research? The hours of painstaking literature review, controlled experiments and field observations, must count for something, right?