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Publications from the Koshi Basin Programme
Nepal has a long history of farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) where farmers take sole responsibility for operating and maintaining their irrigation systems. In the absence of strong government intervention in the past, FMIS slowly evolved
Experts’ Consultation on a Framework for Long-Term Environmental and Socioeconomic Monitoring and Ecosystem Management in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
The lower Indus basin is susceptible to large scale flooding such as that of 2011. The upper Indus experiences various types of flash floods including glacial lake outburst floods...
areas are more vulnerable to climate change. Due to steep and unstable terrain agricultural activities in such areas tend to be small-scale. They are also far away from logistic centers and are at high risk of abandonment. In such
of treeline in response to climate change 17 Apr 2017 - 18 Apr 2017 The 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
Australia extends its expertise in water resource management to Asia
performance-based climate mitigation framework REDD+ encourages the reduction of emissions related to deforestation and forest degradation, and removals through enhanced forest carbon stocks and improved forest management. These activities
The performance of glaciohydrological models which simulate catchment response to climate variability depends to a large degree on the data used to force the models.
There is a growing recognition that countries of the Indus River Basin face major and changing threats to their future water security and thus to their peoples’ critical food and energy needs...
Thematic Group Meeting held in Islamabad, Pakistan in November 2014.
Regional REDD+ Initiative
National Training on Satellite Remote Sensing based Crop Monitoring Systems